Scott is an associate in the litigation & enforcement group. Scott focuses his practice on government enforcement and internal investigations in the healthcare and investment industries. He regularly represents pharmaceutical manufacturers, healthcare companies, investment funds, and individuals in a range of civil and criminal matters involving false claims, anti-kickback, securities, employment, and tax laws and regulations. Scott maintains an active pro bono practice, co-managing the firm’s asylum program and representing clients at all stages of asylum proceedings.
Prior to joining the firm, Scott worked for seven years as an investigator in the Medicaid Fraud Division of the Massachusetts Attorney General's Office where he conducted civil and criminal investigations into fraud against the state's Medicaid program. His work covered violations of state criminal laws, Medicaid regulations, and the state and Federal False Claims Acts (including qui tam actions) via schemes of billing for services not rendered, upcoding, and kickbacks. Additionally, he investigated cases of physical and sexual abuse and neglect in nursing homes.
During law school, Scott was the Vice President of Suffolk University's Moot Court Honor Board and Journal of Trial and Appellate Advocacy.
- Represents leading pharmaceutical manufacturer in declaratory judgment action against HHS-OIG relating to the company’s copay assistance programs.
- Represents leading multinational financial services firm in connection with regulatory inquiries, internal investigations, and investor litigation.
- Represents individual in international tax-related criminal proceedings.
- Conducts internal monitoring of compliance for major pharmaceutical company subject to an HHS-OIG corporate integrity agreement.
- Represented healthcare technology company in U.S. Department of Justice investigation into criminal Anti-Kickback Statute allegations and False Claims Act liability.
- Represents asylum clients pro bono in matters in front of the Immigration Court, Board of Immigration Appeals, and First Circuit.
- Represented ACLU in a public records access complaint related to the use of facial recognition technology.
- Co-author, “Investing in Africa: Mitigating Fraud and Corruption Risks,” Into Africa (September 2019)
- JD, magna cum laude, Suffolk University Law School, 2018; Vice President, Moot Court Honor Board and Journal of Trial and Appellate Advocacy
- BA (Legal Studies), magna cum laude, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2008
Admissions / Qualifications
- Massachusetts, 2018