1200 Seaport Blvd.
Redwood City, CA 94063
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SCOTT is a founding partner of our firm. Scott's practice focuses on the representation of fast-growing private and public companies in the technology and life science industries. Scott also represents a wide range of venture funds and growth equity funds in their investment transactions. Scott has extensive experience in private and public offerings, mergers and acquisitions, corporate partnering, strategic alliances, and corporate governance.

Scott is listed as one of the top IT and venture lawyers in the Global Counsel 3000, Chambers’ The World's Leading Lawyers, and The Best Lawyers in America, and is listed by San Jose Magazine and San Francisco Magazine as one of the top securities lawyers in Silicon Valley. Scott was chosen as one of the Twelve Dealmakers of the Year by The American Lawyer in 1998, and was named Best Lawyers’ 2016 Venture Capital Lawyer of the Year for San Francisco. In 2017, The Legal 500 selected Scott as a member of its inaugural Hall of Fame.

Scott received his J.D. from the University of Southern California, where he graduated Order of the Coif, and his B.A. from the University of California at Santa Barbara. He was the Executive Editor of The Computer Law Journal and a member of the Southern California Law Review.

Scott served as a member of the Board of Directors of KQED Inc., the Northern California public media station, from 2008 through 2015, and continues to serve as a member of the nominating committee of the KQED Board of Directors