Scott Benjamin Riddle

Scott Benjamin Riddle

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About Me 

Scott Riddle graduated from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a BSBA in 1987 and received his JD, with honors, in 1991. After graduation from law school, Scott clerked for two years for Judge W. Homer Drake, Jr., United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Northern District of Georgia. He then spent several years in the bankruptcy and litigation sections of Troutman Sanders, LLP prior to starting his own firm.


Scott has spoken at several continuing education seminars, and in the community, has been an active member of the Kiwanis Club of Atlanta, Buckhead Business Association, Rotary Club and North Point Community Church.  Scott is a member of the State Bar of Georgia, Atlanta Bar Association, and American Bankruptcy Institute


The firm's practice focuses on bankruptcy and litigation. Scott has represented Chapter 11 debtors, creditors, trustees and other interested parties in bankruptcy cases and bankruptcy litigation. He has significant experience in litigating breach of fiduciary duty and other corporate governance claims in the context of bankruptcy proceedings.  Scott publishes one of the oldest and most popular Bankruptcy Blogs in the country ( and is a contributor for the Georgia Bankruptcy Lawyers Network (


On the litigation side, Scott's practice has focused on corporate litigation, derivative actions, real estate litigation and general business disputes. He has been counsel in several high profile mortgage fraud cases as well as disputes involving commercial and golf course developments.


On the personal side, Scott enjoys contributing his time to local charities and has led mission and relief trips to Haiti and Chile after earthquakes, and has been on medical mission trips.