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SCOTT A. GRIFFIN practices primarily in the areas of bankruptcy, restructuring and insolvency law, with a particular focus on distressed M&A.  Mr. Griffin has routinely represented buyers and sellers of distressed assets.  He also represents parties in interest in all aspects of in-court and out-of-court national and cross-border bankruptcies, restructurings and reorganizations. For more than 15 years, Mr. Griffin has represented debtors, ad hoc and official committees of creditors, secured creditors, administrative agents and trustees. He has represented these parties in complex reorganizations and restructurings across a wide variety of industries, including financial services, real estate, automotive, aviation, retail, healthcare, energy, oil and gas, commodities and metals, and telecommunications.

Prior to founding the firm, Mr. Griffin worked in a New York City bankruptcy boutique and in the restructuring practices of several major New York-based international law firms, including White & Case LLP, Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft,LLP and Jones Day.

In his free time, Scott is an avid outdoorsman and “semi-serious” runner, having competed in numerous marathons and half-marathons (clocking a 3:30 PR at the 2014 Chicago Marathon).


  • State Court Admissions

    • New York

    • Florida

    • Ohio*

  • Federal Court Admissions

    • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York

    • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York

    • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida

    • U.S. District Court Northern District of Ohio

    • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit


  • Case Western Reserve University Law School, Cleveland, Ohio

    • Juris Doctor

    • Honors: Dean's List; Fred D. Gray Scholar

  • University of Mississippi, Oxford, Mississippi

    • Bachelor of Arts, Cum Laude

    • Concentration: English


  • Coauthor, "When 'Free and Clear' Does Not Mean 'Free and Clear' – Bankruptcy Sales Involving Collective Bargaining Agreement Successor Clauses," Norton Bankruptcy Law Adviser, May, 2014

  • More Than Just Financial Reform: Analysis and Observations on the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (White Paper), Co-Prepared Orderly Liquidation section, August, 2010

  • Contributor, Direct Creditor Claim for Breach of Fiduciary Duty Nixed, New York Law Journal, July 3, 2007

  • Contributor, Fraudulent Transfer Challenge to Leveraged Spin-Off, New York Law Journal, May 16, 2007


  • Super Lawyers - 2017


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