Experience

Scott represents both privately and publicly held companies in a wide variety of corporate matters including mergers & acquisitions, private equity, venture capital, business reorganizations, capital markets and joint-venture transactions.  Scott has extensive transaction experience in the following sectors: technology & e-commerce, financial services, life science & medical devices, music and music publishing, advertising, real estate, cannabis and aviation & aerospace. 

Scott also advises investment funds in connection with portfolio investments and realization events, and merchant banks and private equity investors in connection with buy-out transactions.  Notable investment fund representations include Global Healthcare Partners, Edison Ventures, King Street Capital and Osage Venture Partners. 

Scott's experience also extends to corporate restructuring transactions, in connection with which he represents secured and unsecured creditors, investors, company executives and board members in restructuring and reorganization proceedings, as well as purchasers of assets of distressed companies.

Prior to joining the firm as a member in 1999, Scott practiced with Covington & Burling (formerly Howard, Darby & Levin) focusing on general corporate and transactional work, following an internship at the New York office of the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission’s enforcement division. 

Scott has lectured on corporate law with the New York City Bar Association CLE Program.

Education

Hofstra University School of Law (J.D., 1992), with high honors, where he was a member of the Hofstra Law Review. 

State University of New York at Albany (B.A., 1989).

Professional

• Member of Board of Directors of Accord Media since 2012

• Served as the Chairman of the ABCNY's annual corporate "bridging the gap" CLE program.

 

Admissions

Southern and Eastern District Courts of New York

New York

Massachusetts

Transactions
  • Represented Energy Impact Partners LP, a fund focusing on investments in technologies and projects that optimize energy consumption and improve sustainable energy generation, in connection with its investment in the Class A Preferred Stock of eSmart Systems AS, a Norwegian company that builds and delivers software solutions for inspections of powerlines, grid maintenance planning and energy flexibility optimization. 

  • Represented Energy Impact Partners LP, a fund focusing on investments in technologies and projects that optimize energy consumption and improve sustainable energy generation, in connection with its investment in the Series B Preferred Stock financing of Marketing Evolution, a leading provider of global AI-based marketing optimization and analytics software.

  • Represented an incoming senior executive in connection with the negotiation and documentation of employment and compensation terms with Uber Technologies Inc. (NYSE:UBER)

  • Represented Energy Impact Partners LP, a fund focusing on investments in technologies and projects that optimize energy consumption and improve sustainable energy generation, in connection with its investment in the parent company of BHI Energy, an industry-leading provider of specialty services and staffing solutions to support the daily operations, routine maintenance and capital investment requirements for the power generation, oil & gas, and electricity transmission & distribution end markets.

  • Represented Energy Impact Partners LP, a fund focusing on investments in technologies and projects that optimize energy consumption and improve sustainable energy generation, in connection with its investment in the Series C-1 Preferred Stock financing of Attivo Networks, Inc., the award-winning leader in cybersecurity threat detection.

  • Represented Energy Impact Partners LP, a fund focusing on investments in technologies and projects that optimize energy consumption and improve sustainable energy generation, in connection with its investment in the Series B Preferred Stock financing of Arcadia Power, a leading nationwide renewable energy company.

  • Represented Energy Impact Partners LP, a fund focusing on investments in technologies and projects that optimize energy consumption and improve sustainable energy generation, in connection with its investment in the Series C-1 Preferred Stock financing of Solar Mosaic, Inc., the nation's leading residential clean energy lending platform. 

  • Represented Energy Impact Partners LP, a fund focusing on investments in technologies and projects that optimize energy consumption and improve sustainable energy generation, in connection with its investment in the Series B Preferred Stock financing of ViriCiti, the world’s leading electronic vehicle fleet efficiency technology company.

  • Represented Energy Impact Partners LP, a fund focusing on investments in technologies and projects that optimize energy consumption and improve sustainable energy generation, in connection with its investment in the Series B Preferred Stock financing of Remix, a platform for designing and managing a city’s transportation future.

  • Represented Energy Impact Partners LP, a fund focusing on investments in technologies and projects that optimize energy consumption and improve sustainable energy generation, in connection with its investment in the Class C Preferred Shares of ecobee Inc., a developer, manufacturer and distributor of Wi-Fi enabled smart thermostats and other energy efficient smart technology for residential and commercial applications.