Biography

Scott Colwell 's practice focuses on international capital markets, corporate finance and securities regulation, in particular offerings of high-yield debt securities. Mr. Colwell has significant experience representing issuers and investment banks across Europe in connection with debt securities offerings and leveraged transactions.

Mr. Colwell was named to Financial News’ Legal Services “40 Under 40” list for capital markets lawyers in March 2013. 

Recognition Highlights

  • Mr. Colwell is described by one peer as “high quality,” while another states: “He is very good substantively, hard-working and always available for clients.” Chambers UK 2016
  • Mr. Colwell is ranked by Legal 500 2016 as a leading individual.
  • Mr. Colwell “is a lawyer making waves in the market for his high-yield practice…Sources regard him as a ‘very sharp and strong lawyer.’” Chambers UK 2015
  • Mr. Colwell was named to Financial News’ Legal Services “40 Under 40” list for capital markets lawyers in March 2013. 

Education
JD, Northwestern University School of Law, 2001
BA, Drake University, 1998