Scott joined Ropes & Gray’s asset management group in 2022 as a funds attorney having some thirty years’ experience in private practice in Texas and Iowa focused on trial and appellate litigation in a wide variety of civil and commercial contexts including contract matters, investment advisor malpractice, investment banking, insurance coverage, insurance bad faith, and catastrophic employee injury. Scott has also served as inhouse counsel for insurance companies and a nationwide transportation services provider in Iowa. Scott focuses primarily on analyzing and negotiating private equity and other private investment and co-investment opportunities for a wide range of investing clients.

While in private practice Scott served for a number of years as the Director of Appellate Litigation for a boutique trial and appellate firm in Dallas, Texas. While in law school Scott was a member of the Law Review editorial board and a tutor in the law school’s Writing Resource Center.

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