With 20 years of experience in a broad range of real estate matters, Scott brings a practical approach to each project that promotes the client’s specific goals while never losing sight of the overarching need to get the deal done. He works with individual entrepreneurs just as comfortably as with institutional investors and represents a wide variety of clients, including REITs and other owners, operators, and developers of real estate. He structures, negotiates and documents acquisitions, dispositions, financings, construction, joint venture, development, leasing, CC&Rs, asset management, title and survey matters and many other transactional issues likely to arise in complex real estate transactions involving all manner of commercial real estate assets, including office buildings, retail, multi-family, industrial, and raw land. In particular, Scott has considerable experience representing healthcare REITS and other public and private companies in the acquisition, management, financing and leasing of healthcare-related assets such as medical office buildings, skilled nursing facilities and assisted living facilities.
A graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles School of Law, Scott worked as a judicial extern during law school for the U.S. Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit, with the Honorable Arthur L. Alarcon. Prior to law school, Scott served five years as a surface warfare officer in the U.S. Navy stationed in San Diego, California, where he participated in a wide variety of military operations and training exercises involving naval warships and U.S. Navy and Marine Corps personnel. Scott received his B.A. from the University of California at Berkeley, where he was on the Dean's List, and spent a full academic year studying at the Université de Montpellier in the south of France.