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Scott Furman has a breadth of legal experience focusing on identification and implementation of solutions to complex environmental issues.  Scott’s knowledge of and expertise in brownfield redevelopment programs, and similar voluntary cleanup programs, has enabled his clients to complete redevelopment and remediation projects in 15 different states. His work has brought him to nation- and world-wide matters, working on projects from New York City to Southeast Asia while representing individual clients, companies, and corporations. In addition to brownfield redevelopment work, Scott has a strong transactional practice and has guided his clients through the closing of a $12.3 billion acquisition and many transactions valued between $25 million and $750 million. With a business first focus, Scott identifies solutions to client issues that are sensitive to a client’s resources and objectives.

New York Metro Super Lawyers, Top 100 Lawyers
New York Metro Super Lawyers, Environmental, Energy & Natural Resources
New York Metro Super Lawyers, Environmental Law

“Brownfield Redevelopment,” Guest Lecturer

For: Guest Lecturer, University of Miami’s Graduate School of Architecture

January 2014

“Renewable Energy; Ethics in the Practice of Law; and Environmental Law,” Presenter

For: NYS Bar Association CLE speaker


“The Role of Subsidies in the Development of the Renewable Energy Industry”

September 22, 2009

“Columbia University’s Ethics in Law Program,” Guest Lecturer

For: Guest Lecturer, Columbia University

January 2009

Emory University, B.B.A., 1982

Emory University School of Law, J.D., 1985

Vrije Universiteit, Brussel Belgium, Fellowship in International Law – Unification of the European Community, 1985

New York, 1986