Neil C.Scott


New York + 1.212.326.3693

Neil Scott's practice focuses on complex commercial litigation, business torts, and cross-border disputes. He has experience representing a variety of clients including financial institutions, petrochemical companies, and industrial manufacturers. Neil also has served as lead defense counsel in multiple cases arising under the Fair Credit Reporting Act and has recently represented clients in connection with a regulatory investigation and enforcement matter.

Neil is also committed to public service and maintains an active pro bono practice. He has represented victims of domestic abuse seeking special immigration status through programs such as Her Justice. He has assisted with drafting a petition for certiorari with the U.S. Supreme Court on behalf of a prisoner seeking protection under the First Amendment. While in law school Neil participated in the Ohio State Entrepreneurial Business Law Clinic and the Civil Litigation Clinic where he provided pro bono legal services to start-up companies and a prisoner seeking redress for multiple constitutional violations.

Prior to attending law school Neil worked for PNC Bank in corporate compliance where he worked in departments that focused on a variety of regulatory matters including compliance with the Dodd-Frank Act and Basel II capital adequacy requirements.


  • 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.