Scott is a Principal in Mergers & Acquisitions Tax practice focusing significant time on divestiture planning. Scott is based in New York City and has over 18 years experience serving public and private corporations. Scott has spent his entire career within the Mergers & Acquisitions Tax practice and has been involved in hundreds of due diligence investigations on domestic and cross-border transactions across a variety of industries. In addition to due diligence, Scott advises domestic and foreign corporations on the U.S. tax consequences of business transactions, including: acquisitions, internal restructurings, divestitures, mergers, spin-offs, debt offerings, stock offerings, recapitalizations, and redemptions. Scott has written tax opinions and disclosures for a number of publicly-held corporations in connection with their transactions. Scott has experience within the following industries: Private Equity, Aerospace and Defense, Chemicals, Consumer Products, Diversified Industrials, Pharmaceuticals, Technology, and Telecommunications. He leads the national M&A Tax Sell Side Practice in assisting with divestiture planning and assisted numerous companies with efficiently eliminating unnecessary legal entities. Scott has spoken at a number of tax conferences throughout the United States and Europe, has co-authored various tax articles and is an adjunct professor of tax law at the Villanova University School of Law.