Scott primarily represents financial institutions in corporate restructuring, refinancing and all phases of bankruptcy proceedings.
He has lectured on bankruptcy law and creditors rights issues for the North Carolina Bar Association, the Mecklenburg County Bar, and numerous banking and finance trade groups. He is former managing partner of the firm's Charlotte office.
Restructuring of syndicated indebtedness of public international utility power provider on behalf of Bank Group Agent.
Restructuring of syndicated indebtedness of national automotive dealer on behalf of Bank Group Administrative Agent.
Collateralization and restructure of syndicated indebtedness of public boutique hotel chain on behalf of Bank Group Agent.
Representation of agent in restructure of syndicated facility to international health care MIS provider.
Representation of an international hedge fund in connection with transfer of servicing and bankruptcy related to $100MM distressed loan portfolio.
Representation of a major financial institution in $25 million debtor in possession facility to automotive OEM parts supplier.
Negotiation of a settlement of multimillion-dollar preference litigation for national power supplier resulting in significant recovery against debtor.
Member, Bankruptcy Section, North Carolina Bar Association
Board of Directors, United Way of Central Carolinas
Board of Directors, Social Venture Partners
Youth Advocate, Stonewall Jackson Youth Development Center
Board of Directors, Charlotte Chamber
Member, American Bankruptcy Institute, Turnaround Management Association, North Carolina Bankers Association
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Selected for inclusion in America's Leading Lawyers for Business, Bankruptcy/Restructuring, North Carolina, Chambers USA, 2008-2021
Selected for inclusion into the North Carolina Pro Bono Honor Society, 2020
Named to "Legal Elite," Bankruptcy, Business North Carolina, 2019, 2020, 2021
Selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights, Insolvency and Reorganization Law, 2009-2016, 2018-2021; Litigation - Bankruptcy, 2018-2021, Woodward/White, Inc.
Selected for inclusion in The Lawdragon 500 Leading U.S. Bankruptcy & Restructuring Lawyers, 2020
Named to "North Carolina Super Lawyers," Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights, Banking, Super Lawyers, Thomson Reuters, 2007-2019
Named "Lawyer of the Year," Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Charlotte, Best Lawyers, 2017
AV Rated, Martindale-Hubbell
11 McGuireWoods Lawyers Honored Among Business North Carolina’s ‘Legal Elite’
January 12, 2021
McGuireWoods Achieves Top Rankings in Chambers USA’s 2020 Leading Lawyers Guide
May 1, 2020
Six McGuireWoods Lawyers Among Business North Carolina’s 2020 Legal Elite
January 14, 2020
McGuireWoods Earns Top Rankings in Chambers USA’s 2019 Leading Lawyers Guide
April 30, 2019