G. Scott Nebergall, a partner in the Providence office of Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP, died on January 19, 2012. He was 60.
A resident of Tiverton, Rhode Island, Mr. Nebergall was the husband of Cynthia Nebergall for the past 32 years. He is also survived by his daughter, Daphne Elizabeth Nebergall, of New York, and his triplets – Christian Spencer, Audrey Katherine and Gregory William Nebergall – all of Tiverton He was a son of Myrta (Myers) Nebergall of Kansas City, Missouri, and the late Vernon Nebergall. Mr. Nebergall is also survived by two brothers, Mark Nebergall of Annapolis, MD and Jeffrey Nebergall of Marshall, MO.
Mr. Nebergall earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Missouri-Columbia in 1973. He went on to earn a law degree from Pepperdine Law School in 1977 and a Masters of Law, Taxation, from the Georgetown University Law Center in 1978.
An attorney and partner with Edwards Wildman in Providence since 1984, Scott served as co-chair of the firm’s Tax, Benefits and Compensation Department. Before joining Edwards Wildman, he was a trial attorney in the Tax Division of the US Department of Justice, where he received the Department’s Outstanding Attorney Award. During the past 19 years, he served as the municipal court judge in Tiverton. An avid golfer, he was a member of the RI Country Club. He also enjoyed sailing, particularly cruising each summer with his family on his Baltic 38, Eroica.
Scott was buried January 24 at Union Cemetery in Little Compton, RI. In lieu of flowers, contributions in his honor may be made to Portsmouth Abbey School. Arrangements are in the care of Waring-Sullivan Home of Memorial Tribute.