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 represented 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 (SEC) and has experience conducting internal investigations.

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 assisted with drafting a petition for certiorari to the U.S. Supreme Court on behalf of a prisoner. 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. 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.