Scott Schechter (Speaker)

Scott Schechter (Speaker)

Kaufman Borgeest & Ryan LLP

Partner

Scott is a partner who practices in the areas of Directors and Officers Liability, Financial Institution Professional Liability, Transactional Risk, ERISA Liability, Fidelity, Miscellaneous Professional Liability, Lawyers Professional Liability, Accountants Professional Liability, Insurance Company Errors and Omissions, Agents & Brokers Liability, Cyber Liability and Insurance Coverage Litigation.  Scott represents international and domestic insurers in complex insurance coverage matters and litigation involving securities, antitrust, ERISA and other commercial class actions and shareholder derivative lawsuits. He also represents directors & officers, lawyers, architects and engineers, and debt collectors in malpractice and other professional liability claims.

Scott represents D&O, FI and ERISA fiduciary liability insurers in connection with claims involving:

  • Adelphia
  • Amazon.com
  • Anthem
  • Apollo Global Management
  • Ares Management
  • Bank of America
  • Bank One
  • Bear Stearns
  • Blackstone Group
  • Carlyle Group
  • Cerberus
  • CIT Group
  • Credit Suisse
  • Donaldson Lufkin & Jenrette
  • Enron
  • General Electric
  • General Motors
  • Hollinger International
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • JP Morgan Chase
  • MBIA
  • Morgan Stanley
  • Motorola
  • Nike
  • Northern Trust
  • Och Ziff
  • Omnicare
  • Priceline.com
  • Prudential
  • Santander Bank
  • Sun Capital
  • TPG Capital
  • U.S. Bank
  • WorldCom
  • Wynn Resorts
  • Yahoo

 

PUBLICATIONS

Scott has published various articles, including co-authoring the following: The Subprime Mortgage Crisis, ABA, Tort Trial & Insurance Practice, Committee News, Professionals’, Officers’ and Directors’ Liability Committee (Winter 2008); Court Declines to Dismiss Backdating and Spring-Loading Claims, PLUS Journal (May 2007); Enron Court Dismisses ‘Scheme Liability’ Claim Against Bank as Non-Actionable Aiding and Abetting, PLUS Journal (September 2006); and The U.S. Supreme Court on Dura: Tackling the Ninth Circuit’s Price Inflation Theory of Loss Causation, ABA, Tort Trial & Insurance Practice, Committee News, Professionals’, Officers’ and Directors’ Liability Committee (Spring 2005).