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About Sean T. Scott

  • March 25, 2020

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Sean Scott is a partner in the Chicago office of Mayer Brown LLP and is a member of the firm’s Restructuring practice. Sean has extensive experience in complex insolvency matters, including in-court bankruptcy proceedings and out-of-court restructurings and recapitalizations. Sean typically acts on behalf of companies, boards of directors, administrative agents, lender syndicates and other significant stakeholders in all types of distressed scenarios.

In the course of his practice, Sean frequently counsels corporate clients seeking to acquire or sell assets as part of the bankruptcy process. Sean also regularly advises lending and investor clients on structuring considerations in the areas of fund finance, securitization and trade receivables financing.

In peer ranking publications and other industry sources, Sean has frequently been recognized as a standout in the restructuring field. Early in his career, Sean was named by Institutional Investor News as one of its ten “Rising Stars of Bankruptcy/Restructuring Law and Workouts” and was recognized by Law 360, a leading newswire for business lawyers, as one of its “10 bankruptcy lawyers under 40 to watch” among all practitioners nationwide. More recently, Chambers USA has noted that clients laud Sean for being “very focused” on “the best path to get the best results for us and our interests.

Sean joined Mayer Brown in 2000.