Scott A. Nelson advises domestic and international clients on mergers and acquisitions, private equity transactions, corporate governance, and commercial matters. His practice has involved public and private transactions in a variety of industries, including technology services, payments processing, e-commerce, cybersecurity, gaming, energy, and transportation, in the United States, Europe, the United Kingdom, and Latin America. In other representations, Scott has assisted with corporate reorganizations, a major bank collateralization audit, and a senior secured loan facility to a publicly traded company.
Prior to attending law school and joining Jones Day, Scott worked as a marketer and business developer for a private web and technology firm in southern California. During his undergraduate education he marketed higher education technology solutions at Apple and interned with Union Pacific Railroad.
Scott is committed to pro bono service and has worked with the American Association of People with Disabilities, Her Justice, and Legal Aid Society organizations.
- Columbia University (J.D. 2017; Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar); University of Nebraska-Lincoln (B.S. in Business Administration 2012, with a major in Marketing and a minor in Economics)
- New York
- Intern, Office of the Assistant Chief Counsel, United States Customs & Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security (Summer 2015)
- Judicial Extern to: Judge Robert D. Sack, U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit (2017) and Judge Donald S. Kurtz, New York Supreme Court, Kings County (Summer 2015)