University of Chicago Law School, J.D.
Stanford University, B.A.
Scott Schonfeld is an associate in the Firm’s Corporate & Securities and Real Estate Groups. Scott maintains a broad-based transactional practice at the firm where he focuses in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, private equity, venture capital, securities matters, general corporate representations, and commercial real estate transactions.
Scott has exceptionally strong expertise in the area of restaurant representations where he frequently partners with restauranteurs, restaurant company owners, developers, celebrity chefs and virtually every other type of stakeholder in the industry on both corporate and real estate matters. He collaborates closely and constantly with general counsels and owners of some of the largest and most successful restaurant companies in the nation and has negotiated, documented, and closed many significant transactions in this space.
Before attending law school, Scott worked in Silicon Valley in the video game industry as a market research analyst and, subsequently, as a community youth counselor in South Florida where he worked with adolescents and their families to navigate the juvenile justice system.
Scott received a B.A., with honors, from Stanford University. He earned a J.D. from The University of Chicago Law School. Prior to joining Fox Swibel, Scott was an associate at Pircher, Nichols & Meeks.