Scott Musoff serves as the practice leader for Skadden’s New York litigation practice and also is co-deputy head of the firm’s nationwide Securities Litigation Group. He represents public and private companies, financial institutions and individuals in federal and state trial and appellate courts, as well as in arbitration proceedings.
Mr. Musoff has extensive experience in securities and other complex commercial litigation. He represents clients in a wide variety of industries in securities class actions, including Autoliv, Inc.; Blackberry Ltd.; Iconix Brand Group, Inc.; MOL Global, Inc.; News Corporation; Seadrill Limited; Sprint-Nextel Corporation; Travelzoo Inc.; and Vivint Solar, Inc., among others.
He also advises numerous financial institutions as both underwriters and issuers in securities litigation around the country, including for Bank of America; JPMorgan Chase; Morgan Stanley; Société Générale; and UBS. He also regularly advises and represents companies in connection with M&A deal litigation, post-closing disputes and breach of representation and warranty matters.
Additionally, Mr. Musoff has done a substantial amount of pro bono work. Among other successes, he won the largest known federal jury verdict in a housing discrimination case against a New York City cooperative.
He also successfully defended against the enforcement of a German judgment in New York brought to recoup costs for repairs to a Berlin property that the client’s family was forced to leave behind in escaping the Holocaust.
In 2011, he received the James H. Fogelson Young Leadership Award by the UJA-Federation of New York for his commitment to the Jewish community and service to the organization.
- J.D., New York University, School of Law, 1994 (Order of the Coif)
- B.A., Tufts University, 1991
Admissions : New York
- Chair, Securities Litigation Committee, Federal Bar Council
- Board of Directors, New York Legal Assistance Group
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