Neil C.Scott


Pittsburgh + 1.412.394.7962

Neil Scott's practice focuses on complex commercial litigation, business torts, and cross-border disputes. He has experience in all phases of litigation, including drafting pleadings and dispositive motions, coordinating discovery, working with fact and expert witnesses, preparing for trial, and formulating arguments on appeal.

His representations include financial institutions, industrial manufacturers, chemical manufacturers, energy companies, cosmetic manufacturers, and telecommunications companies. His state, federal, bankruptcy, and commercial arbitration experience includes class actions, multidistrict litigations, and mass tort chapter 11 proceedings. Neil has also counseled clients in connection with regulatory investigations brought by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and has experience conducting internal investigations.

Currently, Neil serves as counsel to Chevron in multiple coordinated proceedings, including a federal MDL (multidistrict litigation) and coordinated state proceedings, in which thousands of plaintiffs allege health effects as a result of exposure to an historical herbicide.

Neil is also committed to public service. He has represented victims of domestic abuse seeking special immigration status through programs such as Her Justice. He has also served as counsel in the Western District of Pennsylvania's Pro Se Pro Bono Mediation Program, which pairs pro se litigants with volunteer counsel.

Prior to attending law school, Neil worked for PNC Bank in corporate compliance. His experience there included working with in-house counsel to ensure regulatory compliance with the Dodd-Frank Act and the Basel Accords.


  • Wells Fargo-led syndicate of lenders successfully negotiate secured $1.1 billion restructuring credit facility for Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust (PREIT)Jones Day represented Wells Fargo Bank, National Association (“Wells Fargo”), as administrative agent, in connection with the Chapter 11 financial reorganization plan of Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust (“PREIT”), a publicly traded real estate investment trust that owns and manages a portfolio of shopping malls totaling over 23 million square feet of retail space.