Scott works primarily on consumer financial services litigation. He has particular experience in defending putative class actions involving claims under state and federal consumer protection laws, including the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), Truth in Lending Act (TILA), Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA) and Illinois Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act.
Scott also represents clients in a wide range of general litigation matters, including cases involving contract claims and alleged business torts. He has defended clients in state and federal courts, as well as in administrative proceedings.
In addition to his litigation practice, Scott regularly counsels clients on compliance issues, including creating loan documents that satisfy federal and state consumer lending laws.
Previously, Scott served as a judicial extern for the Honorable William J. Bauer of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, and as a research staff attorney for the Appellate Court of Illinois, Second District. During that time, he researched numerous issues, wrote memoranda analyzing those issues and drafted proposed dispositions.
J.D., DePaul University College of Law
B.A., University of Pittsburgh
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Illinois