Scott founded the Cantor, Epstein firm in 1995, and was a named partner there through 2016 when he joined Marin, Goodman of Counsel. He is a graduate of the State University of New York at Buffalo where he was awarded a J.D. in 1983. He was admitted to the bar of the State of New York in 1984 and to the local Federal bars in 1985. He is a member of the New York State Bar Association and the New York State and County Trial Lawyers Associations.