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Scott E. Mollen

Herrick, Feinstein LLP

New York, NY, USA

Scott is a partner at the law firm of Herrick, Feinstein LLP.  He is a member of the Board of Editors and writes a weekly column entitled “Realty Law Digest” for the New York Law Journal.  He has served as an Adjunct Professor at St. John’s University School of Law, where he taught Alternate Dispute Resolution.  He has argued cases in the Court of Appeals which are leading cases in the areas of attorneys’ fiduciary duties, fraud, public procurement, real estate and separation of Church and State.

He represented the only “prevailing party” in commercial arbitration matters involving the furniture industry’s billion dollar World Market Center located in Las Vegas and has successfully challenged “Beth Din” religious arbitration awards.  He authored an article entitled “Alternate Dispute of Condominium and Cooperative Conflicts” for the St. John’s Law Review (Winter 1999).  He serves as a volunteer mediator for Hurricane Sandy victims’ cases and for the mediation panel for the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

He previously served as a member of the Mayor’s Committee on the Judiciary.  He has lectured at continuing judicial education programs for the New York State judiciary, Federal, City and County bar associations and the Practicing Law Institute.  As a member of former Chief Judge Kaye’s Committee on the Profession and Courts (“Craco Committee”), he helped address issues involving Training for New Lawyers, Continuing Mandatory Legal Education, Standards of Civility, Establishment of an Ethics Institute, Arbitration of Fee Disputes, Client’s Rights and Responsibilities, Pro Bono Efforts, Attorney Discipline, Alternate Dispute Resolution, Case Management and Court Calendar Control.

Scott is a former member of the Judicial Committee of the New York City Bar Association and a former member of the bar association’s Council on Judicial Administration and Litigation Committee.

In his then-capacity as a Vice-Chairperson of the Lawyers’ Division of the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) (New York Regional Board), Scott helped lead ADL’s successful effort to achieve enactment of New York State’s Hate Crimes statute. 

Practice Areas

Government Relations, Litigation, Real Estate, White Collar Defense, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Construction Litigation, Employment Litigation, Litigation and Regulatory Group, Real Estate Litigation, Real Estate Loan Workouts, Restructuring & Foreclosures, Cooperatives and Condominiums, Construction, Financial Services, Government & Law, Real Estate


St. John’s University School of Law, J.D., 1972

New York University


New York


  • New York Law Journal, Board of Editors
  • Member of the mediation panels for the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York and the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York
  • Judicial Screening Committee of the New York City Bar Association
  • Nassau County Bar Association Commercial Litigation Committee
  • Former Vice-Chairperson, New York Regional Board of the Anti-Defamation League

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