In our ongoing series, “One Minute With…,” Jacques sits down with Scott Moskol, a Partner at Burns & Levinson LLP. Scott is a nationally recognized legal authority, known as a “Cannabis Trailblazer,” and featured in the prestigious 2023 Lawdragon guide for top bankruptcy and restructuring lawyers. His expertise spans distressed asset transactions, financings, and corporate counsel.
As a Partner at Burns & Levinson LLP, Scott co-chairs the Financial Restructuring & Distressed Transactions and Cannabis Business & Law Advisory practices. He is also part of the Corporate and Finance practices. His practice involves representing clients in restructurings, workouts, bankruptcies, receiverships, and other insolvency-related matters.
Scott is equally adept at advising clients on purchasing and selling distressed assets, companies, and loan portfolios. He also handles financings, lending transactions, and general corporate matters, often serving as outside general counsel.
Since 2013, Scott has been providing corporate counsel to clients in the cannabis industry. His clients include investors, lenders, cultivation and dispensary operators, consultants, and family offices. He’s frequently retained for capital raises, structuring investment vehicles, drafting operative documents, and offering general business advice. His deep involvement with one of his operating entity clients underscores his commitment to their success.
Before joining Burns & Levinson, Scott served as Vice President, Senior Asset Manager, and Counsel for Capital Crossing, a division of Lehman Brothers Bank, FSB/Capital Crossing Servicing Company, LLC. In this role, he managed legal matters and cases related to nonperforming loans, assessing risks, and negotiating loan resolutions.
To gain insights from Scott, join us at the Burns & Levinson State of the Industry Cannabis Conference on October 16th. Use promo code PROMO75 for a discounted registration rate. Stay tuned for this insightful conversation between Scott and Jacques, as they explore the dynamic world of cannabis, law, and finance.
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