Scott Wilson is a principal in the firm’s Baltimore office and the Co-Leader of the Corporate and Securities Practice Group. Scott represents businesses and individuals in a wide array of corporate and securities matters. His practice includes advice to private and public companies regarding corporate governance, middle market mergers and acquisitions, the sale of securities, private fund formation, the preparation of partnership and operating agreements and the drafting and negotiation of complex commercial arrangements.
Scott regularly advises public and private companies on novel issues pertaining to Maryland corporate law and Maryland REIT law, including the surrounding legal duties owed by Maryland officers, directors and trustees attendant to strategic transactions and other significant decisions. In the foregoing capacity, Scott frequently serves as special Maryland counsel, counsel to special committees or counsel to event-driven demand committees of Maryland corporations.
Scott currently serves as the Chair of the Business Law Section of the Maryland State Bar Association and the Vice Chair of the Committee on Corporation Law of the section. In his capacity as the Vice Chair of the Committee on Corporation Law, Scott regularly offers testimony on behalf of the Committee and Section Council in the Maryland General Assembly on legislation impacting the Maryland General Corporation Law and Maryland businesses.
Prior to joining the corporate and securities practice group, Scott was a business litigator whose practice focused on, among other things, corporate governance litigation, and he now leverages his prior litigation experience to add value to his clients in the transactional setting.
Representative Maryland General Corporate Law Matters
Representative Middle Market Transactions
Maryland State Bar Association: Business Law Section Chair; Business Law Section Committee on Corporation Laws Vice Chair
Best Lawyers in America®: Selected for inclusion in the area of Corporate Law (2019)
Martindale-Hubbell Peer Reviewed
Maryland Super Lawyers® - Rising Stars Edition: Selected for inclusion in the area of Business Litigation, Intellectual Property Litigation, General Litigation (2011-2012); Business Litigation (2013); Business/Corporate (2014-2018)
Sale of Sonexus Healthcare, LLC, a healthcare company offering a broad range of patient access and specialty commercializatio...Read More
Represented fifty-percent owner in contested acquisition of Information Management Services, Inc., a leading provider of cust...Read More
Sale of Kenseal Construction Products, a leading east coast distributor of waterproofing, sealants and related construction p...Read More
Sale of Urban Robotics, Inc., a provider of hardware and software solutions for 3D intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissa...Read More
Maryland counsel to numerous REITs, BDCs and closed-end funds attendant to corporate governance matters. Maryland counsel to...Read More
Represented the purchasers of a business in the small business alternative lending industry when an investor in the business ...Read More