As a former in-house counsel for a Fortune 50 company, Scott thoroughly understands the business opportunities and challenges his clients face.
Clients value Scott’s unique, well-rounded perspective of the agribusiness industry. During his in-house career of 27 years, he served as assistant general counsel and assistant secretary at Archer-Daniels-Midland Company, a global agribusiness in the food, feed and fuel sectors. With Scott’s assistance, the company’s law department expanded to support its agribusiness operations around the world with attorneys in the United States, Europe and South America.
Scott is a trusted advisor for transactional, regulatory and business matters. He assists clients with mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, strategic collaborations, domestic and cross-border transactions, antitrust, FCPA, complex internal and external investigations, governance, complex commercial matters and business strategy.
Scott has in-depth experience working with a variety of regulatory bodies including the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTTB) as well as state regulatory bodies.
ADM CEO-led Executive Development Program, Harvard Business School, 2011
Creighton University School of Law, J.D., 1984
Creighton University, B.S.B.A., 1982, cum laude