Scott Bowling is a partner in Baker Botts' Financial Restructuring group. His practice covers all aspects of domestic and cross-border corporate restructurings, distressed financings and acquisitions, credit and equity investments, liability management transactions, crisis management, and other special situations. Scott represents debtors, creditors, sponsors, DIP lenders, bidders, and other parties in out-of court workouts, chapter 11 cases, liquidations, and other distress-related matters. His experience extends to a wide range of sectors including oil & gas, financial services, energy, retail, technology, media, telecommunications, pharmaceuticals, industrials, and casino gaming.
Scott served as a judicial clerk to the Honorable Loretta A. Preska, Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York and a teaching assistant to Harvey Miller and Michael Walsh in the Business Reorganizations course at New York University School of Law. From 2018 through 2019, Scott served on secondment to the Investment Team at Centerbridge Partners, L.P.
Scott graduated cum laude from New York University School of Law, where he served as an Executive Articles Editor on the Annual Survey of American Law. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Michigan.
Scott has authored and co-authored articles that have been published by, among others, The Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation, The RMA Journal, and the Journal of Taxation and Regulation of Financial Institutions. Scott has also devoted significant efforts to pro bono matters.