Business Law & Transactions
B.A., Emory University, magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa
BAR & COURT ADMISSIONS
|Scott D. Simon has experience in a wide variety of practice areas. He has represented companies and individuals in bankruptcy matters and complex commercial litigation; parties to real estate transactions and will contests; and lenders and issuers in corporate finance transactions.
Scott’s practice at Goetz Fitzpatrick focuses on bankruptcy, commercial and construction litigation, and general corporate matters.
Scott was Associate Editor of the Fordham Law Review while he attended Fordham University School of Law. In 2004, he published a note entitled “If You Can’t Beat ‘Em, Join ‘Em: Implications for New York’s Scalping Law in Light of Recent Developments in the Ticket Industry.”
Scott is the Commissioner of the Westchester Hebrew Softball League, a 17-team league that has played games in suburban New York for more than 30 years.
“Attack an Arbitration Agreement with a Rifle, Not a Shotgun,” ABA Section of Litigation, News & Developments, April 2016.
“Ignoring an Arbitration Proceeding Is No Protection Against an Adverse Award,” ABA Section of Litigation, News & Developments, November 2015.
“A Principal’s Signature Does Not Bind Its Agent to An Agreement to Arbitrate,” ABA Section of Litigation, News & Developments, April 2015.
“SDNY Holds That Arbitrators Have Discretion To Exclude Evidence and Affirms FINRA Award,” ABA Section of Litigation, News & Developments, May 2014.
“SDNY Affirms Heavy Burden to Overturn Arbitrator’s Award,” ABA Section of Litigation, News & Developments, March 2014.
“Claims of Arbitrator Partiality Must Allege More Than Mere Predisposition,” ABA Section of Litigation, News & Developments, March 2012.
“Risks and Rewards of Electronic Signatures,” Real Estate Weekly, July 20, 2011.
“No Grey Area When it Comes to Real Estate License Issues,” Real Estate Weekly, March 16, 2011.