Matthew H. Scott, has developed a diverse practice that includes land use and government relations work, business litigation, and bankruptcy.  His experience includes representing corporations and financial institutions in bankruptcy and commercial litigation matters, as well as helping clients with government relations issues, such as the land use entitlement and site plan approval process and the government procurement process.   Scott has also defended property owners and businesses in eminent domain matters and environmental and other regulatory compliance disputes. 

With his experience in litigation, Scott is able to guide clients in a strategic fashion through all phases of the government procurement process, including bid preparation, protests and appeals.  In addition, Scott’s experience in Chapter 11 restructuring cases helps him insightfully represent clients with public policy matters, government affairs negotiations, and consensus building.


Education

  • Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University

    Major: International Political Science
    Major: U.S.-China Relations
    Minor: Mandarin Chinese

  • University of Florida Levin College of Law, Gainesville, Florida

    Honors: Cum Laude


Professional Associations & Memberships

  • Class XX Fort Lauderdale Enterprise Zone Development Agency Advisory Board-
  • Leadership Fort Lauderdale-
  • Downtown Fort Lauderdale Transportation Management Association- Foundation Board Member
  • Fort Lauderdale Board of Adjustment- Alternate Board Member
  • Fort Lauderdale Nuisance Abatement- Former Board Member
  • Special Olympics-Broward County- Honorary Board Member

Previous Employment

  • Hon. Jeffrey R. Levenson,- Intern
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