Scott D. Simon represents companies and individuals in bankruptcy proceedings, complex commercial and construction litigation, and general corporate matters.
Scott’s bankruptcy practice includes debtor and creditor work on behalf of construction companies, retail businesses, landlords, homeowners’ associations, and individuals. These cases often include contested adversary proceedings requiring litigation in bankruptcy court.
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’s practice also includes commercial, construction, real estate and judgment enforcement litigation in state and federal court.
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.
“Employee Must Arbitrate, But His Suit Against Employer Will Not Be Enjoined” ABA Section of Litigation, News & Developments, September 2016.
“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.
Phone: (212) 695-8100
Fax: (212) 629-4013
Bankruptcy & Business Reorganization
Business Law & Transactions
J.D., Fordham University School of Law, cum laude
B.A., Emory University, magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa
U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, SDNY
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, EDNY
U.S. District Court, SDNY
U.S. District Court, EDNY
New York State
New York State Bar Association
American Bar Association