Scott has been with Essex since 2007 and serves as in-house legal counsel for Essex. He provides support for all facets of the company, but primarily works with property management, development, zoning, land use, and corporate labor issues. In addition, Scott’s responsibilities include contract review, managing outside counsel, negotiations, and real estate management, among others. Scott works closely with all of Essex’s managed communities’ ownership, handling internal and external legal, human resources, liability, and general business issues.
Before joining the Essex team, Scott was a sole practitioner and general counsel for an Omaha based start-up. Scott received his Bachelor of Arts from Northwestern College in Orange City, Iowa, and his Juris Doctor from Creighton University School of Law in Omaha, Nebraska, where his studies focused on insurance, health care, and elder law. Scott is licensed to practice law in the State and Federal District Courts in Nebraska. Scott lives in Omaha with his wife and three children.