Attorney Profiles

Scott J. Ely

College: State University of New York at Albany, B.A., 1989

Law School: City University of New York School of Law, J.D., 1996; Vermont Law School, M.A., Environmental Law and Policy 1997

Membership: New York State Bar Association, Environmental Law and Corporate Sections

Practice Areas: Environmental Law, Education Law, Civil Rights and Employment Law, General Litigation, Commercial and Residential Real Estate

Admissions: New York and New Jersey: Northern and Southern U.S. District Courts of New York, U.S. District Court of New Jersey and the United State Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Biography: A proud native of Buffalo, New York, Scott serves as Of Counsel to FWC and provides an array of legal services to the firm’s clients concentrating in the areas of corporate law, education law, municipal land use law, environmental law and civil litigation. With close to twenty years of legal experience, Scott’s practice is extremely diversified as are his clients ranging from individuals to international corporations to public entities. In addition to his private practice, Scott also serves as a Town Attorney for a local municipality. He is a member of the New York State Bar Association and is admitted to practice law in the New York State Supreme Court, the United States District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of New York and the United States Second Circuit Court of Appeals. Scott is also admitted to practice in the State of New Jersey.

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