Scott focuses his practice in the area of Commercial Transactions, Real Estate, Estate Planning and Administration, Estate Litigation, Federal and State Income, and Estate and Inheritance Taxes.
Scott’s experience includes:
Representing national affordable housing developers through all phases of its mixed finance low-income housing tax credit transactions, including complex new construction and rehabilitation projects involving bank financing, tax exempt bonds, State and Federal low-income tax credits, and other governmental grant funding.
Representing a national residential housing developer in all areas of real estate development and finance.
Representing owners of closely held businesses in all types of commercial transactions, including negotiating and structuring asset and stock sales and purchases, shareholder, partnership and limited liability company buy/sell agreements, and commercial financing.
Representing investors and developers, buyers and sellers, landlords and tenants in all types of commercial real estate matters.
Representing individuals and closely-held businesses in complex federal and state tax and estate planning matters.
Preparation of simple and complex wills, trusts and other estate planning documentation, including transfers of ownership to succeeding generations and other estate planning techniques, and the preparation of all necessary documentation.
Representing and advising fiduciaries in the administration of estates and trusts, including handling the litigation of disputes involving fiduciaries and beneficiaries of estates and trusts.
Scott has been an attorney with Levine Staller since 1994, and was named a partner in 1999. He is admitted to practice in New Jersey and Pennsylvania and is a member of the New Jersey, Pennsylvania and American Bar Associations. Scott earned a LL.M. in Taxation from Georgetown University School of Law in 1994. He is also an Adjunct Professor of Law at the Delaware Law School of Widener University teaching Commercial Real Estate Transactions, Residential Real Estate Transactions, Federal Estate and Gift Tax, and Estate Planning. Scott is a frequent guest lecturer for continuing education classes for attorneys, accountants and other professionals in the areas of tax, estate planning, and pension and retirement account planning.
New Jersey 1993
US District Court for the District of New Jersey 1993
US Tax Court 1995
US District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania 1996
University of Delaware (B.S.BA., magna cum laude 1990)
Widener University School of Law (J.D., magna cum laude 1993)
Georgetown University School of Law (LL.M. in Taxation, 1994)