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E. Scott Morvillo

Morvillo LLP

New York, NY, USA


Scott Morvillo, a partner at Morvillo LLP, represents individuals and corporations in a wide range of criminal, regulatory and civil matters as well as internal investigations. He has recently represented executives and businesses in investigations, prosecutions and civil actions involving allegations of securities fraud, public corruption, bank fraud, bribery, wire and mail fraud, accounting fraud, health care fraud, insurance fraud and violations of the Arms Export Control Act. Scott, a former Assistant United States Attorney for the Eastern District of New York, regularly practices before the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, the Second Circuit, the New York State Supreme Court, the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Federal Election Commission, and other regulatory agencies. In 2013, Scott was selected as a Best Lawyer in America and named in Super Lawyers in the area of white collar criminal defense.

Scott received an A.B. from Colgate University in 1992 and a J.D. from Fordham University School of Law in 1997, where he was a member of the Fordham Urban Law Journal. Following graduation, Scott clerked for the Honorable David N. Edelstein, United States District Judge for the Southern District of New York, from 1997 to 1998. After his clerkship, Scott worked as an associate for two years in the Litigation Department at Rogers & Wells, LLP, in New York. At Rogers & Wells, Scott concentrated primarily on securities litigation, antitrust, and white-collar criminal defense. From 2000-2001, Scott clerked for the Honorable Barbara S. Jones, United States District Judge for the Southern District of New York, following which he returned to Clifford Chance Rogers & Wells, LLP.

From 2002 to 2007, Scott served as an Assistant United States Attorney for the Eastern District of New York, where he investigated and tried a wide variety of criminal cases in the areas of RICO, narcotics, money laundering, bank fraud and credit card fraud. Following his service in the United States Attorney's Office, from 2007 to 2012, Scott was Counsel at Morvillo, Abramowitz, Grand, Iason, Anello & Bohrer, P.C. where he focused on white-collar criminal defense and regulatory enforcement.

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