Scott Sinder represents trade associations and companies, as both a legislative advocate and a litigator, on a wide range of issues in state and federal trial and appellate courts, in state legislatures and Congress, and before regulatory agencies. He also serves as outside general counsel for several prominent trade associations and charities.
Current projects include legislative and regulatory work on a wide range of issues including tax reform and various financial services regulatory reform initiatives. He also represents clients in post-enactment regulatory work related to the implementation of the Patient Protection & Affordable Care Act of 2010 and the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform & Consumer Protection Act and in the on-going re-evaluation of those laws before both Congress and the pertinent federal agencies.
An experienced commercial and public law litigator, Scott has represented clients in class action, antitrust, copyright, redistricting, and other complex civil litigation cases. His experience includes serving as lead counsel in a series of successful constitutional challenges the Council asserted against state “countersignature” laws.
Scott’s work also includes counseling clients on a wide range of regulatory compliance issues and providing general counseling services to trade associations and other tax exempt organizations.
- General Counsel and Board Member, Foundation to Eradicate Duchennes (2002-present)
- General Counsel, Council of Insurance Agents & Brokers
- General Counsel, Commercial Real Estate Finance Council
- Deputy General Counsel for delegate selection and other senior roles, Kerry for President Campaign (2004)
- J.D., University of Michigan Law School, 1988, with honors, Campbell Award, Moot Court champion
- University of Michigan Institute of Public Policy, 1987, Masters of Public Policy
- A.B., University of Michigan, 1985, with honors
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