New York University, LL.M. in Taxation
University of Virginia, Juris Doctor
Virginia Tech, Bachelor of Arts - Economics, Cum Laude
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Christopher D. Scott
Christopher D. Scott is a Partner in the Business Transactions Group of the firm and heads up its tax practice. Mr. Scott concentrates in tax planning for real estate transactions, mergers & acquisitions, capital funding of business ventures, and executive compensation; and he represents taxpayers in tax disputes with the federal, state, and local governments. Mr. Scott also concentrates in the governance laws of unincorporated businesses, estate planning, and the administration of trusts & estates. He has represented a wide variety of corporate and individual clients, including financial institutions, in diverse commercial transactions, and represents clients in complex real estate financing transactions.
Mr. Scott has lectured and written articles on a variety of deal structuring and financing issues, with particular emphasis on matters affecting the real estate industry and matters affecting emerging businesses. His practice at the firm centers on tax planning, general corporate matters, joint venture formations, estate planning and other business planning and dispute resolution.