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Scott’s practice is focused on commercial real estate law, including banking and finance. He has over 35 years of experience representing major U.S. and foreign banks and other financial institutions in real estate financing transactions, including acquisition, construction and permanent financing of office, retail, hotel, condominium and multi-family projects throughout the United States. This experience includes Fannie Mae and Freddie Mae multi-family loan programs, loan participations and syndicated loan transactions, loan sales, and work-outs and foreclosures.

Credentials

Work Experience

  • Hinckley Allen
    • Vice Chair, Real Estate Law Group
    • Partner (1986-1998, 2013-Present)
    • Associate (1980-1986)
  • Holland & Knight LLP
    • Partner (1998-2013)

Honors & Awards

  • Best Lawyers of America® (2008-2020) Recognized for Banking and Finance Law and Real Estate Law
  • Chambers USA (2011-2012, 2014-2016, 2018)
  • Super Lawyers, Massachusetts (2006-2009, 2011-2013)
  • The Legal 500 USA, Real Estate & Construction: Real Estate (2012)
  • Martindale-Hubbell® AV Peer Review Rating, Recipient

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • Boston Bar Association
  • National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (Massachusetts Chapter)
  • Real Estate Bar Association
  • Real Estate Finance Association
  • Rhode Island Bar Association

Bar Memberships

  • Massachusetts, 1980
  • Rhode Island, 1980

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56 Hinckley Allen Attorneys Recognized by Best Lawyers in America 2020

August 15, 2019

Only one lawyer in each specialty in each region is honored as a “Lawyer of the Year” by Best Lawyers®. Since its first publication in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers compi…

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Chambers USA 2019 Ranks Hinckley Allen Attorneys and Practices

April 25, 2019

Hinckley Allen is proud to announce that the 2019 edition of Chambers USA has recognized several of the firm’s practice areas and attorneys for their outstanding work.Chambers USA rankings are based on extensive in-depth interviews with attorneys and cli…

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51 Hinckley Allen Attorneys Recognized by Best Lawyers in America 2019

August 15, 2018

Hinckley Allen is pleased to announce that Best Lawyers® has recognized 51 attorneys in the 2019 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®, including seven “Lawyers of the Year.” Only one lawyer in each specialty in each region is honored as a “La…

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Chambers USA 2018 Ranks Hinckley Allen Attorneys and Practices

May 3, 2018

Hinckley Allen is proud to announce that the 2018 edition of Chambers USA has recognized several of the firm’s practice areas and attorneys for their outstanding work.Chambers USA rankings are based on extensive in-depth interviews with attorneys and cli…

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52 Hinckley Allen Attorneys Recognized by Best Lawyers of America

August 18, 2017

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Chambers USA 2017 Ranks Hinckley Allen Attorneys and Practices

May 26, 2017

The Chambers USA 2017 edition, has named 18 Hinckley Allen attorneys as leaders in their fields.The Hinckley Allen attorneys featured in the Chambers USA 2017 guide include: William W. Bouton III; Christine K. Bush; Stephen J. Carlotti; Christopher H.M. Ca…

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Chambers USA 2016 Ranks Hinckley Allen Attorneys and Practices

June 10, 2016

The Hinckley Allen attorneys featured in the Chambers USA 2016 guide include: E. Jerome Batty; William W. Bouton III; Christine K. Bush; Stephen J. Carlotti; Michael J. Connolly; Scott E. Cooper; Margaret D. Farrell; Robert G.

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Chambers USA 2015 Ranks Hinckley Allen Attorneys and Practices

May 19, 2015

Publication Recognizes 20% of the Firm’s PartnershipThe Chambers USA 2015 edition, released on May 19, has named 21 Hinckley Allen attorneys as leaders in their fields The Hinckley Allen attorneys featured in the Chambers USA 2015 guide include: E. Jerom…

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Scott E. Cooper Rejoins Hinckley Allen’s Real Estate Practice Group

April 2, 2013

BOSTON, MA: Hinckley, Allen & Snyder LLP is pleased to announce that real estate finance attorney Scott E. Cooper has rejoined the firm as a partner in its Real Estate Practice Group. He will be based in the firm’s Boston office.Prior to rejoining Hi…

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