Scott A. Chesin

New York

According to Legal 500, Scott Chesin is an “appellate specialist” who comes “highly recommended” by clients.  He has been repeatedly recognized as a “rising star”—by the New York Law Journal in 2013, and New York Super Lawyers in 2014.  Scott’s practice is national, with a focus on New York matters: he has argued multiple appeals in the Second Circuit and the New York Appellate Divisions and will argue this spring in the New York Court of Appeals.  He has authored more than 60 appellate briefs filed in state and federal courts throughout the country.

Scott graduated from Columbia Law School, where he was a Kent Scholar and a member of the Law Review.  He received his AB from Harvard, where he won the Wendell Phillips Prize for the most promising orator in his class.  He served as a law clerk to Judge Pierre Leval on the Second Circuit.

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