Scott Mendeloff

Shareholder at Greenberg Traurig LLP

Scott Mendeloff

Scott Mendeloff

Shareholder at Greenberg Traurig LLP

Biography

Scott Mendeloff combines an 11-year tenure as a former federal prosecutor with more than 19 years of experience in private practice. He focuses his practice on commercial trials and white collar criminal litigation. Scott has been consistently recognized by Chambers USA in the area of commercial litigation and by Leading Lawyers in the areas of commercial and white collar litigation. Scott has tried to conclusion more than 50 cases in a wide array of areas in both the civil and criminal arenas in federal and state courts around the country.

Scott's international client base extends from publicly traded corporations in the United States and the European Union to individuals. Scott's recent trial victories in federal and state courts have included cases involving contract breaches, breach of fiduciary duty, piercing domestic and offshore trusts and corporate veils, trade secrets, various bankruptcy adversary proceedings and all manner of fraud. He has also argued numerous cases before federal courts of appeals.

Beyond trial work, Scott has delivered results in the commercial and white collar areas alike. In addition to the foregoing areas, his commercial litigation experience has involved the prosecution and defense of actions in areas including D&O actions, accountant's liability, SEC investigations, antitrust violations, civil RICO, state and federal banking regulation, securities, and a variety of federal and state regulatory cases. Scott's white collar practice has spanned all manner of fraud cases, including health care, bank, tax and bankruptcy fraud; the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act; federal, state and local regulatory matters, including nuclear regulatory and environmental law; numerous internal investigations, frequently centering on the financial industry; and the creation and policing of corporate compliance programs.

From 1986-1997, Scott served in the U.S. Department of Justice, during which time he tried more than 40 cases to federal juries and supervised hundreds of investigations. In 1996-1997, he served as one of the primary trial lawyers in the prosecution of Timothy McVeigh for the Oklahoma City bombing. Prior to that, Scott supervised the Criminal and Special Prosecutions Divisions of the Chicago U.S. Attorney's Office and focused on complex financial crime and public corruption prosecutions, where his jury trial convictions included four cases against former Cook County Circuit Court Judges. The Justice Department awarded Scott the Attorney General's Award, the Director's Award and other commendations.

A frequent guest legal analyst on national and local television programs, Scott has appeared on numerous programs, including: "The Rachel Maddow Show," "Hardball with Chris Matthews," "The Abrams Report," "PBS NewsHour," CNN News and "Chicago Tonight."

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Former President & Chief Executive Officer at Greenberg Traurig LLP

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Chief Executive Officer & Director at Greenberg Traurig LLP

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Co-Founder at Greenberg Traurig LLP

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Shareholder & Executive Chairman at Greenberg Traurig LLP

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Shareholder & Chair, International Tax Practice at Greenberg Traurig LLP

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Chairman-Real Estate Practice at Greenberg Traurig LLP

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Shareholder & Chair, Statutory Compliance & Contracts & Regulatory Practice Group at Greenberg Traurig LLP

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Scott Mendeloff
Shareholder at Greenberg Traurig LLP
Education
MS
Class of 1987

Georgetown University is a private research university in Washington, D.C. Founded in 1789, it is the oldest Jesuit and Catholic university in the United States. Georgetown's main campus, located in Washington's Georgetown neighborhood, is noted for Healy Hall, a National Historic Landmark in the Romanesque revival style. Georgetown operates a law center on Capitol Hill and auxiliary campuses in Italy, Turkey, and Qatar.

JD
Class of 1983

Georgetown University Law Center is the law school of Georgetown University, located in Washington, D.C. Established in 1870, the Law Center offers J.D., LL.M., and S.J.D. degrees in law.[5] As the second largest law school in the United States, Georgetown Law often touts the advantages of its wide range of program offerings and proximity to federal agencies and courts, including the Supreme Court

BA
Class of 1979

The University of Wisconsin–Madison has long been recognized as one of America's great universities. A public, land-grant institution, UW–Madison offers a complete spectrum of liberal arts studies, professional programs and student activities. Spanning 936 acres along the southern shore of Lake Mendota, the campus is located in the city of Madison.

Memberships
Member, Litigation Section
Current

American Bar Association provides legal services. It provides law school accreditation, continuing legal education, legal information and other services to assist legal professionals. The firm has members which include judges, court administrators, law professors, and non-practicing attorneys. The company was founded on August 21, 1878 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

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Current

The Chicago Council of Lawyers is a non-partisan public interest bar association that is dedicated to improving the quality of justice in the legal system by advocating for fair and efficient administration of justice. The Chicago Council of Lawyers works for effectiveness, accountability and equity in the law so that everyone has an equal chance for justice.

Career History
Shareholder
Current

Greenberg Traurig, LLP is an international, multi-practice law firm with approximately 1750 attorneys serving clients from 36 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. Greenberg Traurig is among the Top 10 law firms on The National Law Journal's 2013 NLJ 350, an annual ranking of the largest firms in the U.S.

Criminal & Special Prosecutions Divisions, US Attorney's Office, District of Chicago
1986 - 1997

The Department of Justice enforces the law and defends the interests of the United States according to the law; ensures public safety against threats foreign and domestic; provides federal leadership in preventing and controlling crime; seeks just punishment for those guilty of unlawful behavior; and ensures fair and impartial administration of justice for all Americans.

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$100 - $249
2009

THE ARC OF ESSEX COUNTY, INC IS A PRIVATE, NON-PROFIT AGENCY SERVING PEOPLE WITH INTELLECTUAL AND DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES AND THEIR FAMILIES WHO LIVE IN AND AROUND ESSEX COUNTY. THE ARC OF ESSEX COUNTY'S DEDICATED STAFF OF OVER 525, WORKS WITH OVER 1,500 INDIVIDUALS WITH INTELLECTUAL AND DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES AND FAMILIES EACH WEEK. PROGRAMS AND SERVICES OFFERED PROVIDE OPPORTUNITIES FOR INDIVIDUALS AND FAMILIES WITH A WIDE RANGE OF SUPPORT NEEDS TO BE MEANINGFULLY ENGAGED IN AND WITH THEIR COMMUNITIES.BY COMBINING COMPASSION AND COMPETENCE IN OVER 40 PROGRAMS AND SERVICES, THE ARC SUPPORTS INDIVIDUALS FROM BIRTH THROUGH THEIR SENIOR YEARS TO LIVE FULLER, MORE INDEPENDENT LIVES.

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2005

Northshore University Healthsystem provides healthcare services. The firm offers family, nuclear, pulmonary medicine, plastic surgery and surgical services. It also offers teaching and research programs, and trauma, prenatal and mammography centers. The company was founded in 1891 and is headquartered in Evanston, IL.

Political Donations
$250
2012

Representative from Illinois's 11th Congressional District

$750
2012

Representative from Illinois's 11th Congressional District

$500
2010

DNC Service Corp. operates a political party. It is an organization which raises fund for the Democratic Party which has been a part of the U.S. political landscape. The company plans the presidential nominating convention, promotes candidates from the local to the national level and sets the party platform. DNC Service was founded in 1848 and is located in Washington, DC.

Awards & Honors
Admitted to the Illinois Bar
U.S. Department of Justice - Director's Award
Other Affiliations

Scott Mendeloff is affiliated with Greenberg Traurig LLP, United States Department of Justice

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