Scott A. Ziegler

Phone: 212.319.7600
Fax: 212.319.7605

Scott Ziegler is the managing partner of Ziegler, Ziegler & Associates LLP. Mr. Ziegler's corporate practice emphasizes U.S. and international securities matters with a focus on public and private offerings, and advising depositary banks, foreign private issuers and hedge funds regarding securities law matters, regulatory issues and, in particular, questions related to ADR / GDR / HKDR depositary receipt facilities. Mr. Ziegler also represents issuers, hedge funds, investment banks, broker-dealers and investors on corporate securities and employment-related matters.

Colleagues consistently refer to Mr. Ziegler as dedicated, hard-working, and thorough, praising his grasp of complex legal issues and his ability to articulate those issues in a way that clients can understand. Clients describe him as an exceptional, highly effective attorney with tremendous business acumen, observing that he is creative and proactive in his approach to business and legal matters. Mr. Ziegler takes pride in being readily accessible to his clients and responsive to their needs, and in offering superior legal services in the most timely and efficient manner possible.

Mr. Ziegler is committed to bringing his clients the experience and skill often associated with larger firms while providing the personal attention for which smaller firms are known. He believes that it is essential to have a deep understanding not only of the law, but of his clients' businesses and goals, in order to be an effective advocate.

Areas of Practice

  • Securities
  • Public Offerings and Private Placements
  • Contracts
  • Corporate and Securities Transactions
  • Hedge Funds
  • Venture Capital
  • Employment Law matters
  • Securities Regulation
  • Capital Markets
  • Public Finance
  • International Transactions
  • International Banking
  • Foreign Investment
  • Secured Transactions
  • Securities Fraud & Insider Trading
  • Shareholders' Rights
  • Mergers, Acquisitions & Divestitures
  • Transactions
  • Corporate Governance
  • Directors' & Officers' Liability
  • Formation & Business Planning
  • Joint Ventures
  • Limited Liability Companies
  • Partnerships
  • Closely Held Businesses
  • Entertainment

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1986
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1991


  • University of California at Los Angeles School of Law, J.D.
  • Brown University, B.A. cum laude (Political Science and Organizational Behavior)

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Amarin Corporation plc, Director, 1999 - 2001

Past Employment Positions

  • Ziegler, Ziegler & Altman LLP, Partner, 1994 - 2002
  • Zevnik Horton, Partner, 1999 - 2000