Scott is an international trade lawyer and mediator residing in Switzerland and holding dual US and Swiss nationality. From 2000-2020 Scott was the founding and managing Partner of Sidley Austin LLP Geneva, Switzerland office representing numerous sovereign and business clients in litigation before World Trade Organization panels and the Appellate Body. Between 1995-2000, Scott was an attorney with the United States Trade Representative’s office in Geneva, Switzerland representing the United States in litigation in WTO litigation and as a US delegate to various WTO Committees including trade and the environment and trade-related investment rules. From 1989 to 1994, Scott was an attorney with the United States International Trade Commission representing the United States in trade-related and intellectual property litigation before the U.S. Court of International Trade and the U.S. Federal Circuit Court of Appeals. From 1980 to 1988 Scott was an associate in private practice representing, inter alia, Peruvian mining company Minpeco in successful challenge to Hunt Brothers’ attempt to corner the silver market and representing striking U.S. air traffic controllers in administrative proceedings. Scott was a judicial law clerk for Honorable John R. Hess in Superior Court, Washington, D.C. in 1980 and graduated in 1979 from the Washington College of Law where he was on the law review and received a BA with Phi Betta Kappa honors from Syracuse University in 1976. Scott has been Member of D.C. Bar since December 1979.