Scott is a former military and federal prosecutor who came to O’Connell and Aronowitz after completing his service with the United States Marine Corps. As the Senior Trial Counsel, he oversaw all military justice matters and prosecutions at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, North Carolina. Scott also served as Special Assistant U.S. attorney where he prosecuted federal crimes in the Eastern District of North Carolina. Since joining O’Connell and Aronowitz, Scott has used his experience to help defend college students against criminal charges and also in student disciplinary proceedings throughout New York State. Outside our firm, Scott is actively engaged in Veteran’s issues and is a member of the Saratoga County Chamber of Commerce’s Veterans Business Council.
For the second consecutive year, Scott was named to the 2016 Upstate New York Rising Stars list by Super Lawyers, which acknowledges attorneys under 40 years old and in practice 10 years or less.