About the Firm
Scott Legal, P.C. is a New York based law firm founded by Harvard Law School graduate and Attorney Ian E. Scott. We are a Law Firm for Entrepreneurs and Investors and provide legal services in Business Immigration (and Family Immigration for a Investor's family), New Business Set-Up, Entrepreneurial Support, Contract Review and Development. We have asked many people what they consider important and we have consistently heard Expertise, Reasonable Costs, Fixed Pricing and Convenience. At Scott Legal P.C. we focus on providing all of these things to you. Call or Email us and we will make sure that you are happy you did.
We know your time is important to you and we want to make your search for legal services as painless as possible. To this end, Scott Legal, P.C. has introduced InHome Legal which is a client portal based Law Office where we can conduct legal business in any forum that is convenient to you. That means you never have to leave the comfort of your own home and we will be able to share files and you will be able to access your case at any time that is convenient to you. Contact us and we will give you access to our Safe & Secure Portal that will enable you to upload files, communicate with us and view all of your client files. How is that for Virtual Reality! Also, if you prefer face to face meetings, a lawyer from Scott Legal, P.C. would be happy to do that also at our centrally located offices at 59th and Park Avenue in Manhattan. Here is a bit about the founder.
About the Founder
Mr. Scott is the founder and president of Scott Legal, P.C.. He received a Juris Doctor degree from Harvard Law School where he was a Primary Editor on the Harvard Human Rights Journal. He received both an undergraduate degree and a Masters in Business Administration (M.B.A) degree from the University of Toronto where he was an Ontario Graduate Scholar. Mr. Scott is also a Certified Public Accountant (C.P.A.) and from 1999 to 2008, he worked at Credit Suisse Investment Bank on finance and banking transactional matters, risk management and the implementation of the Sarbanes Oxley regulatory requirements. Ian E. Scott also worked at the Bank of Montreal where he wrote accounting opinions on complex business transactions and he was an external auditor for Financial Institutions at Ernst & Young.
As a lawyer and litigation associate at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton, a top 10 Wall Street law firm, Mr. Scott worked on various matters including filing briefs and motions with the Court for securities litigations as well as complex corporate bankruptcies. In addition, Mr. Scott filed personal bankruptcy petitions for clients and worked on various matters including debt issuances, adoptions, unemployment insurance appeals, immigration petitions and other matters. Mr. Scott has also worked on complex contract development, negotiation and review. Finally, Mr. Scott has a strong immigration background and has filed both non-immigrant and immigrant petitions for clients.
In 2010, Mr. Scott published Fair Value Accounting: Friend or Foe? in the William & Mary Business Law Review. Mr. Scott has also published articles in the Lawyerist and The Student Appeal publications. He is also the author of The Law School Lowdown and owner of Law School & Bar Exam Success Tips blog.
Professional Associations & Memberships
Mr. Scott is also an active member of the Author's Guild and recently completed a book ("The Law School Lowdown" - Barrons Publishing) that will be on bookshelves in the spring of 2013.
Mr. Scott is active in a number of professional organizations including; the American Bar Association, the New York State Bar Association, the New York City Bar Association, The American Immigration Lawyer Association (AILA) & the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants.
Honors and Awards
Mr. Scott has published work, been featured by or sat on panels for the following organizations/journals:
-New York State Bar Association (Published Article)
-American Bar Association (Sat on Panel)
-Lawyerist Journal (Published Article)
-The Student Appeal Journal (Published Articles)
-LexisNexis (Conducted 2 Webcasts)
-Barrons Publishing (Published Book)
-NALS, Association for Legal Professionals (Published Article)