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.
- 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)
- Pennsylvania, New York, and U.S. District Courts for the Western District of Pennsylvania and the Northern, Southern, and Eastern Districts 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)