Scott D. Cousins has more than 20 years of experience in the restructuring field. He has participated in many of the largest and most complicated business reorganizations, liquidations and distressed sales and acquisitions in Delaware’s state and federal courts.
He is also experienced in out of court restructurings and workouts. He has appeared in many bankruptcy jurisdictions across the country.
In addition to his restructuring expertise during his years in private practice, Scott has wide-ranging experience in commercial transactions as a result of his role as in-house counsel for two large energy-related companies.
From 2005 to early 2009, Scott served as General Counsel of NextEra Energy Resources LLC, a clean energy leader and one of the largest competitive energy suppliers in North America. At NextEra, Scott oversaw all legal aspects of the company’s activities.
Before entering private practice in 1996, Scott worked in the corporate legal department for The Columbia Gas System, Inc., where he focused primarily on the chapter 11 bankruptcy cases of Columbia and its subsidiary, Columbia Gas Transmission Corporation, until they successfully emerged from bankruptcy protection in 1995.
Scott authored a chapter on assets dispositions and acquisitions in conjunction with prepackaged plans of reorganization in Bankruptcy Business Acquisitions in 1998.
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