There is no better feeling than helping solve complex problems for clients who are facing some of the most difficult moments in their lives.

Bio

Scott offers clients the benefit of decades of experience as a leading trial lawyer handling complex commercial disputes. He provides strategic counsel to Fortune 500 companies, financial institutions, municipalities, hospitals, businesses, and high net worth individuals, at the international, national, and local level. Scott excels at helping clients navigate the complexities of commercial litigation including suits that involve real estate, environmental, intellectual property, bankruptcy, receivership, and probate issues.

Scott’s pragmatic approach focuses on getting clients the result they want. His recent representation includes obtaining a jury verdict in favor of a power utility that was suing a manufacturer regarding a breach of contract. He also recently successfully resolved a trade secret dispute in Federal court that required extensive investigation and preparation of expert witnesses. Scott has also served as counsel in ongoing probate matter involving oil and gas assets in one of Colorado’s largest and longest running probate proceedings.

Scott’s extensive experience with complex financings and problematic loan workouts stems from his previous work experience. Before law school, Scott worked on sophisticated financing deals for GE Capital where he was jointly responsible for a $3.1 billion portfolio. During law school, he was invited to serve as an intern for the Honorable Sidney B. Brooks, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Colorado. He then launched his legal career serving as a law clerk to the Honorable Leif M. Clark, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Western District of Texas.

  • Counsel in ongoing complex probate proceedings involving oil and gas assets in one of Colorado’s largest and longest running probate proceedings
  • Counsel to a buyer in litigation regarding a $20 million loan acquisition involving Lehman Brothers, and related bankruptcy issues
  • Counsel to a community bank in resolving over 25 contested commercial disputes
  • Counsel to an international lending group regarding commercial loan workouts involving concrete and printing businesses
  • Counsel for national bank involving commercial loan workouts
  • Successfully defended a family in multi-faceted constructive trust litigation involving multi-million dollars of oil and gas assets in which plaintiffs claims were dismissed on a directed verdict
  • Lead counsel and successfully litigated negligent misrepresentation claim against international oil and gas conglomerate to jury verdict
  • Advised family members on $100 million-plus trust issues
  • Successfully represented a client in multi-million dollar, multi-state, low-income housing loan transactions involving Congressional investigation
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • American Bar Association
  • Colorado Bar Association
  • Martindale Hubbell AV Preeminent rated
    • 2013 Top Rated Lawyer in Commercial Litigation