Scott Coffey guides publicly and privately held entities in a wide range of general corporate and corporate finance transactions. He has extensive experience in secured and unsecured commercial lending.
Scott has served as borrowers’ and lenders’ counsel in a variety of US and cross‑border loan transactions. Additionally, Scott has handled private equity investments, strategic alliances, leveraged buyouts, bridge financings, private mergers and acquisitions, workouts and restructurings.
In the energy sector, Scott has represented borrowers and sponsors in financing the development, construction, acquisition and operation of renewable energy projects, including wind-powered, solar, geothermal and wood-burning generating facilities, as well as simple- and combined-cycle natural gas-fired and oil-fired electric energy generating facilities.
Scott has been recognized in The Best Lawyers in America since 2013 and was chosen Best Lawyers 2016 “Lawyer of the Year” for Securities/Capital Markets Law – West Palm Beach. Each year since 2007, Scott has been identified by Florida Trend magazine as one of its Legal Elite, a listing of the top lawyers in Florida as selected by their peers. He has also been named an up-and-coming lawyer by South Florida Legal Guide. He has been selected for inclusion in Florida Super Lawyers – Rising Stars, published by Thomson Reuters. He was also listed in Who’s Who Legal: Florida for his project finance practice.
Scott is a member of the Environment, Energy and Resources Section; Energy Industry Restructuring, Finance, Mergers and Acquisitions Committee; and Electric and Natural Gas Committee of the American Bar Association. He is also a member of the Business Law Section of the Broward and Palm Beach County Bar Associations.