Scott Ofrias is an associate in the litigation department of the firm's Boston office. Scott focuses his practice on commercial litigation disputes as well as investigations, enforcement, and white collar matters.
Scott’s litigation experience includes representing public companies, national banks, and other business entities in disputes arising under various federal and state laws, including challenges to mortgage foreclosure practices, unfair trade practices claims, and breach of contract claims. Scott is well-versed in conducting discovery as well as pretrial and dispositive motion practice.
Scott’s investigations, enforcement, and white collar experience includes assisting clients in government and regulatory enforcement actions, including internal investigations conducted by the U.S. Department of Justice and Securities and Exchange Commission under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. His experience includes strategic planning for government cooperation, review of electronically stored information, and preparing witness interviews on behalf of clients.
Scott maintains an active pro bono practice, which includes representing individuals in asylum proceedings, assisting individuals with their immigration status, and advocating for veterans before the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims.
Prior to joining the firm, Scott was a summer associate in the firm's Boston office. In addition, he was a law clerk at a Boston law firm, and served as a student attorney at the Harvard Legal Aid Bureau. In law school, Scott was a judicial intern to the Honorable Mary O'Sullivan-Smith of the Plymouth County Juvenile Court.
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