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Scott D Cousins

Chapter 11 bankruptcy Attorney at Wilmington, DE

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  • State Years
    Delaware - DE 31 years
    Florida - FL 15 years
  • Licensed for 31 years
    State DE
    Acquired 1992
    Status
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 15 years
    State FL
    Acquired 2009
    Status
    Administrative - Not Authorized to Practice No misconduct found

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About Scott

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I am a bankruptcy, restructuring, litigation and renewable energy lawyer.   I have over 20 years of experience in the restructuring field involving many of the largest and most complicated business reorganizations, out-of-court restructuring matters, workouts, liquidations and distressed acquisitions and sales in Delaware’s state and federal courts, as well as in other jurisdictions across the country.

 

 

I also have wide-ranging commercial transactions and other transactional experience, representing clients as in-house counsel, as well as a private practitioner.   From 2005 to early 2009, I served as General Counsel of NextEra Energy Resources LLC, a clean energy leader and one of the largest competitive energy suppliers in North America.   At NextEra, I oversaw all legal aspects relating to the company’s activities.  

 

Prior to entering private practice in 1996, I was a member of the corporate legal department for The Columbia Gas System, Inc., where I focused primarily on the bankruptcy proceedings of Columbia and its subsidiary, Columbia Gas Transmission Corporation, until their successful emergence from bankruptcy protection in 1995.

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Scott D Cousins
1007 N Orange St Ste 1110
Wilmington, DE, 19801-1236

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AVVO RATING 7.8 (Very Good)

Work Experience

  • Partner
  • Cousins Chipman & Brown, LLP
  • 2012 - Present
  • Shareholder
  • Greenberg Traurig
  • 2009 - 2012
  • General Counsel
  • NextEra Energy Resources, LLC
  • 2005 - 2009
  • Shareholder
  • Greenberg Traurig
  • 1999 - 2005
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Education

  • Widener University School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1992
  • Widener University
  • MBA - Master of Business Administration
  • 1992

Associations

  • Delaware Bankruptcy American Inn of Court
  • 2011 - Present
  • Florida Bar
  • 2009 - Present
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • 2000 - Present
  • Delaware State Bar Association
  • 1992 - Present
  • American Bar Association
  • 1992 - Present
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Delaware Super Lawyers
  • Delaware Super Lawyers
  • 2013
  • Top Lawyers in Delaware
  • Delaware Today
  • 2012
  • Nominee
  • International Who's Who of Business Lawyers
  • 2012
  • Nominee
  • International Who's Who of Insolvency & Restructuring Lawyers
  • 2011
  • Nominee
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2006
  • Nominee
  • Chambers & Partners USA Guide
  • 2004
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Publications

  • Delaware Journal of Corporate Law
  • Postpetition Financing of Dot-Coms
  • 2002
  • Delaware Journal of Corporate Law
  • Chapter 11 Asset Sales
  • 2002

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Wilmington Chapter 11 bankruptcy Lawyer Scott D Cousins
Scott D Cousins
Chapter 11 bankruptcy Attorney
Wilmington, DE
Licensed for 31 years