Scott's practice focuses on shopping center and other commercial development and leasing. He has comprehensive experience representing developers and property owners in all aspects of retail, office, mixed-use and industrial development, including the negotiation and drafting of leases, purchase and sale agreements, development and management agreements, reciprocal easement agreements, listing agreements and all other agreements related to the acquisition, construction, development and repositioning of commercial projects.
Scott has extensive experience representing both landlords and tenants in all types of retail, office, mixed-used and industrial lease transactions. As a result of his approximately 30 years of experience in the retail industry, Scott has negotiated leases (and, in most cases, multiple leases) with almost every national and regional retailer in the United States at every type of retail project, including neighborhood, grocery-anchored, entertain/lifestyle and power centers, and regional malls.
Scott has been named a California Super Lawyer every year since 2009. He is a frequent lecturer and writer on the subjects of retail development and commercial leasing, and has spoken at numerous seminars, panels and conferences, including those sponsored by the International Conference of Shopping Centers (ICSC) and the California Continuing Education of the Bar (CEB). Scott is frequently interviewed and quoted by the media on issues related to retail and commercial development.