A Lawyer and Mediator with Unique Insight
Scott M. Singer is an AV Preeminent®-rated business attorney, a Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit Mediator, and the Mayor of Boca Raton.
Since 2004, Scott has helped entrepreneurs grow their businesses and resolve disputes as an outside general counsel and commercial litigator. He has represented start-up companies as they have grown to national footprints, and advised them on corporate structuring, regulatory matters, negotiating major agreements, and providing employment counseling.
Scott Singer sees all sides of a dispute and helps bring those insights to parties to help them reach common ground. As a Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit Mediator, Scott has successfully mediated complex commercial disputes. Scott’s extensive experience as a litigator enables him to help the parties understand that mediation is a chance to take control of their dispute, and save time, money, and anguish over long and costly fighting in the courts. He has honed his craft in finding common ground through years of high-profile, public policy decisions that have involved businesses, residents, neighborhood groups, and special interests. Scott is also a Florida Supreme Court Qualified Arbitrator. He’d be happy to help you get past a dispute and on with more productive efforts.
Scott has more than a decade of experience in representing major global corporations, small and medium-sized businesses, and individuals in federal and state courts across the nation. His broad experience in litigation and dispute resolution includes cases concerning complex contractual issues, employment discrimination, real estate disputes, partnership disputes, restrictive covenants, civil rights claims, intellectual property, trade secrets, securities fraud, and bankruptcy. He has delivered successful results for his clients. Scott can help you present a strong case with the goal of getting you a favorable and quicker resolution.
Scott serves as an outside general counsel to companies in a diverse group of industries. He has the ability to quarterback a company’s legal needs by spotting issues and addressing them proactively. Scott provides small businesses with the legal counsel they need and often overlook. Avoid the mistake of not reaching out to a lawyer for a review of an important contract or dispute with a customer or vendor. Scott is eager to help stop your problems before they begin or get worse.
Corporate Transactions, Negotiations, and Entity Formation
Scott is ready to assist with forming an entity, determining the best corporate structure, ensuring regulatory compliance, and drafting and negotiating contracts. He has helped entrepreneurs start businesses, sell them, and start new ones. As a small business owner, he understands that no one likes focusing on the red tape and start-up efforts needed. He can take these worries off entrepreneurs’ minds so they can focus on building their businesses.
Local Counsel Representation
Scott is admitted to practice in all courts in South Florida and can assist with filings, motions, discovery, and pre-trial matters.
Employment Counseling and Litigation
Have you reviewed your employment policies lately? For small businesses with limited human resources and legal staffs, Scott provides value by ensuring the company follows strong practices to foster positive working environments.
Administrative and Regulatory Law
Scott has helped national companies in unique industries navigate the complex waters of industry regulations that differ from state to state. He also has experience in interpreting complex regulatory and zoning codes from his roles as Boca Raton Mayor and City Council Member, and has worked to streamline and improve them.