Scott Lawrence represents clients in complex bankruptcy and restructuring matters, seeking to find the most efficient solutions tailored to his clients’ unique circumstances. Scott represents both businesses in financially difficult circumstances and clients that are dealing with them, including creditors, lessors, lenders, equity holders, and purchasers of financially distressed companies. Scott has industry expertise from previous representations of restaurants, retailers, oil and gas production and midstream companies, healthcare services providers, landlords, and financial services institutions, among others.
Scott has also represented debtors, trustees, asset acquirers and creditors in liquidations under chapters 7 and 11 and state law wind-downs and receiverships, including cases resulting from fraud or mismanagement. Scott’s expertise includes representing clients in all types of bankruptcy litigation, including claims litigation, preference lawsuits, fraudulent transfer claims, and fiduciary litigation.
Prior to joining the firm, Scott practiced at Akerman LLP, where he built a broad base of experience in chapter 11 debtor and creditor representations. He also previously served as a law clerk to two United States Bankruptcy court judges.
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