CLIENTS PAST & PRESENT

Scott has represents numerous individuals and businesses –

  • as outside corporate and litigation counsel to H.O. Penn Machinery Co., Inc. for more than 22 years (the largest dealer of Cat construction equipment on the US East Coast and provided technicians and generators at the World Trade Center after 9/11)
  • in commercial litigation (both plaintiff and defendants) in State, Federal and Bankruptcy Courts in New York and throughout the US
  • in foreclosure defense litigation for residential and commercial property owners in the New York Supreme Court in counties throughout the State and in HAMP and non-HAMP loan modifications
  • in Chapter 7, 11 and 13 bankruptcy cases in the United States Bankruptcy Court in the Southern District of New York, Eastern District of New York, Western District of New York, Northern District of New York, Southern District of Florida, and in Connecticut, Michigan, Illinois, Delaware and Oregon
  • in business formation and transactions for sole proprietors, partnerships, limited liability companies, and corporations
  • and as counsel to Camp NYDA (New York Diabetes Association) Alumni Association

Here is a list of lenders and major corporate clients that Scott has represented:

  • Shinhan Bank America f/k/a CMB America Bank, successor in interest to Chohung Bank of New York 
  • Citibank
  • European American Bank (“EAB”) (merged into Citibank in 2001)
  • Bank of the West (As Of-Counsel to Lofaro and Rieser LLP)
  • G.E. Capital – Phoenixcor, Inc. (A leading U.S. equipment leasing and finance company)
  • Keltic Financial Partners LP (A finance company providing asset based loans to domestic privately owned or public companies with sales ranging from $5 million to $75 million; Loans secured by accounts receivable, inventory, machinery and equipment, and real estate)
  • RCC Finance Group Ltd. (Privately held equipment leasing company established in 1980 that handled secured leasing products ranging in size from $500,000 to $50,000,000)
  • National Settlement Agency (Mortgage Closings and lender related services)
  • Wintrade, Inc. and Wintrade Holding Corp. (A broker-dealer, NASD/SIPC member, One World Trade Center, New York, NY)
  • Old Kent Bank (A national bank based in Michigan)
  • Rodier Corp. – French perfume and clothing retailer with international locations
  • The Money Store of New York
  • General Electric Capital Corp.
  • GE Capital Modular Space
  • GE Capital Fleet Services
  • The CIT Group/Equipment Financing, Inc.
  • Caterpillar Financial Services Corp.
  • Mitsubishi Motors Credit Of America, Inc.
  • BMW Financial Services, Inc.
  • Sovereign Bank f/k/a Fleet Funding
  • NationsBank f/k/a Oxford Resources
  • Tilden Financial Corp.
  • National Westminster Bank
  • The Greater New York Savings Bank (now Astoria Federal)
  • Dime Savings Bank
  • New York National Bank
  • Home Federal Savings Bank
  • Chemical Bank
  • First Union Bank of Florida
  • The Prudential Bank and Trust Company
  • Fleet Bank
  • Key Bank
  • Mobil Oil
  • Sony
  • The Equitable Life Assurance Company
  • Chubb Insurance
  • General Growth Properties – Nation’s 2d largest shopping mall operator (Broadway Mall, Hicksville, NY)
  • Stuart Gelberg, Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Trustee
  • Alan Helfand, As Chapter 7 Trustee
  • Charles Strain, As Bankruptcy Examiner
  • Eli Wager, Retired Nassau Supreme Court Judge, As Receiver and As Guardian.

Scott was also personally appointed as receiver of commercial property on Long Island in the 1990’s by the Nassau County Supreme Court.