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.
- The Ohio State University (J.D. cum laude 2017; Note Editor, Ohio State Law Journal; Moot Court Governing Board); University of Pittsburgh (B.S. in Business Administration summa cum laude 2012, with a major in Corporate Finance)
- New York and U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern District of New York
- Extern, U.S. Attorney's Office, Southern District of Ohio (Fall 2015)
- Judicial Extern to Judge Jack Zouhary, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio (Summer 2015)