Scott has represented private and public companies, both start-up and seasoned, investors and other  entrepreneurs,   and investment bankers, including broker-dealers and underwriters,  in hundreds of transactions across a wide range of industries  during an extensive legal career spanning more than 35 years. Specializing in securities  and corporate law and mergers and acquisitions, Scott has experience in a broad range of disciplines including business combinations, public  and private  offerings of equity ,debt and hybrid  securities ,  secured and unsecured lending, strategic investments, asset purchases and sales, securities trading , SEC reporting and compliance ,tender offers, corporate governance ,opinion practice and advice on risk management. 

Representation of public and private entities, across most industries, with particular emphasis on emerging growth companies

  • General Corporate & Commercial
  • Corporate Finance
  • Corporate Governance
  • Capital Markets
  • Venture Finance
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Private Equity/Venture Capital
  • Represents broker-dealers in all aspects of private placements of debt and equity securities
  • Represents broker-dealers in connection with warrant re-pricing and exercise solicitations
  • Represents public companies with all aspects of their business operations including, but not limited to, corporate governance, Sarbanes-Oxley compliance, 34 Act SEC Reports, Exchange Act Section 13 and 16 filings, proxy/information statements, registration statements, merger/acquisition agreements, opinion letters, employment/consulting agreements, secured/unsecured lending agreements, private placement memoranda and related subscription documents, joint venture agreements, board/stockholder consents and stockholder meetings
  • Represents public and private companies in business combination transactions
  • Represented an investor group in the purchase of intellectual property from a bankrupt public company and the creation and operation of an LLC to own, maintain and exploit the intellectual property post-acquisition


  • New York University School of Law
    LL.M. in Taxation (1983)
  • Albany Law School
    J.D. (Cum Laude) (1982)
  • The State University of New York at Albany
    B.S. in Business Administration (1979)

Bar & Court Admissions

  • New York