Scott Handwerker

Partner, Chair of Corporate Group

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Scott Handwerker

Scott Handwerker is a Partner and Chair of the Firm’s Corporate Group, practicing in the areas of business and corporate law, real estate, M&A, secured financings and venture capital. He has helped innumerable buyers, sellers, borrowers, lenders and investors with business and real estate sales, acquisitions, financings and refinancings. Mr. Handwerker also frequently represents alternative investors in both debt and equity investments as well as startup companies from seed funding through exits, and landlords and tenants in commercial and residential leasing.

Mr. Handwerker began his legal career with Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP in Manhattan, working on corporate transactions including venture capital, startups, M&A, and debt financings with both regular way and distressed companies.

He then worked at Goodwin Procter LLP in Manhattan and was a member of the private equity and debt finance groups, where he continued to work on corporate transactions with companies of all sizes and in all stages of life, as well as private equity and venture capital funds.

After graduating from The Allen-Stevenson School in Manhattan and The Loomis Chaffee School in Connecticut, Mr. Handwerker earned his B.A. magna cum laude from Emory University and his J.D. from Fordham University School of Law.

He serves as a Director and Trustee of the Amagansett Life-Saving and Coast Guard Station Society and is a co-founder of the Société des Amis du Champagne, Inc.

Mr. Handwerker is admitted to practice law in the State of New York and is a member of the New York State and New York City Bar Associations.

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Fordham University, J.D., 2014

Emory University, B.A., magna cum laude, 2008

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