Scott is Co-Chair of the firm's Family Law Practice Group and a Certified Family Law Specialist by the State Bar of California's Board of Specialization. He has more than 32 years of experience representing celebrities and high net worth clients in family law matters, particularly the enforcement of premarital agreements, child support and spousal support, custody and complex property division and business valuation. Scott is listed in Los Angeles Magazine as one of Southern California's "Super Lawyers."
Before Fox Rothschild
Prior to joining the firm, Scott was Of Counsel with Nachshin & Langlois (previously Nachshin & Weston), where he also was a founding partner.
Beyond Fox Rothschild
Scott has made a number of guest appearances on television and radio programs such as "Anderson Cooper 360;" "The Insider;" and "E! Entertainment," discussing celebrity divorces; "VH1;" and the nationally syndicated network, "Life and Style," discussing pet rights with regard to prenuptial agreements; "Legal Challenges" on KRLA; and he discussed the Michael Jordan split on CNN's Headline News. He has appeared on NBC's "Extra," addressing the Liz Hurley paternity matter; and is a regular commentator on "Entertainment Tonight" and the "Insider."
In addition, Scott has authored a number of articles on divorce and related subjects in New Business Today, The Business Edge, Arts and Entertainment Handbook, Yahoo! Personals and Yahoo! Money and Finance, and Overtime magazine.
Additionally, Scott also has been quoted in a number of publications such as Playboy, Elle, American Medical News, Ventura County Star, Chicago Tribune, Baby Talk, Stamford Advocate, St. Petersburg Times, New York Daily News, United Press International, Silicon Valley News, Los Angeles Times, Us Weekly, Ventura County Times, San Francisco Business Times, The Sacramento Business Journal, and the Los Angeles Daily Journal, also speaking on the subjects of marriage, marital contracts, divorce and child custody. He has also been quoted in People Magazine on numerous occasions.
Scott has been interviewed for online and ezine sites such as Eonline.com, Gossip Girls.com, BizJournals.com, Brietbart.com, Quote.com, FoxCentralOregon.com, Bolsamania.com, GossUp.com, AOL Money and Finance, Forbes.com, Marketwatch.com, CNN.com, People.com, Hitched.com, Robot Inbox, Celeb News Source, Entertainment Tonight, RBC Dain Rauscher, TrannWorldNews.com, HecklerSpray.com, Great Catch.com, Yahoo! Personals.com and Yahoo! Finance.com.
Scott has been quoted in several books including Wedding Planning for Dummies. He has made guest appearances on several radio shows including Playboy on Sirius Satellite Radio; and made three appearances on the "Tom Leykis Show," on KLSX, a nationally syndicated radio talk show, discussing the landmark Supreme Court Bonds vs. Bonds case and his prenuptial book. He has also been a guest on the popular East coast radio station, WSVA.
Scott has co-authored the book, I Do, You Do... But Just Sign Here: A Quick and Easy Guide to Cohabitation, Prenuptial and Postnuptial Agreements.
Features in which Scott has been singled out include: the Los Angeles Business Journal, Los Angeles magazine, NW Times, Los Angeles Daily Journal, Indianapolis Star, Orlando Sentinel, Chicago Tribune, and Divorce News.
A frequent speaker, Scott lectured on "Law and Ethics" at The Association for the Advanced Training Psychology oral workshop in 1991 and spoke on "Identifying Family Law Issues" to the California Society of CPAs.
Honors & Awards
- Named among the Best Lawyers in Los Angeles in The Wall Street Journal
- Named to the list of "Super Lawyers" for Family Law in Southern California (2004-2019)
- Named among the Best Lawyers in America for Family Law (2011-2019)
- Named as “Family Law - Attorney of the Year in California” by Corporate Intl Magazine (2014)