is a senior counsel in O’Melveny’s Washington D.C. office and member of the Capital Markets Practice. Scott’s practice principally focuses on corporate and securities matters for public companies. He advises companies and boards of directors on a broad range of securities regulation and corporate governance issues and has substantial experience in dealing with restatements and internal control concerns. Scott counsels both issuers and underwriters in the public offering process and in corporate compliance matters involving SEC reporting and disclosure requirements.
Having been in-house counsel to two public companies, Scott has extensive experience in establishing corporate compliance programs and policies, including those relating to insider trading and corporate disclosure.
Prior to joining O’Melveny, Scott served as the Chief Legal Officer for Allied Capital Corporation, a NYSE-listed business development company in the private equity business, as well as Deputy General Counsel/chief securities counsel for Fannie Mae, a financial services company.
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