Overview

R. Scott Garley is the Co-Administrative Director in charge of the firm's New York Office. He is a member of the firm's Business and Commercial Litigation Department, Chair of its Securities Litigation Team and Co-Chair of its Private Equity and Hedge Fund Team. Mr. Garley also is a member of the firm's Sarbanes-Oxley Act Compliance Committee.

Mr. Garley focuses his practice on litigation, arbitration, investigations and counseling in connection with securities transactions and regulatory matters, directors and officers liability and corporate governance matters, executive compensation and employment matters, business tort claims and complex commercial disputes.

FOCUS AREAS

R. Scott Garley is a member of the Gibbons Business and Commercial Litigation Department and Chair of its Securities Litigation Team. Mr. Garley focuses his practice on litigation, arbitration, investigations and counseling in connection with securities transactions and regulatory matters, directors and officers liability and corporate governance matters, executive compensation and employment matters, business tort claims, and complex commercial disputes.

Education

  • Fordham University School of Law (J.D.)
    • Editor, Fordham International Law Journal
  • Colgate University (A.B., cum laude)

Professional Activities

American Bar Association

Association of the Bar of the City of New York

New York County Lawyers' Association

Monmouth Bar Association

Professional Admissions

  • State of New York
  • State of New Jersey
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the District of New Jersey
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • Supreme Court of the United States

Civic / Charitable Activities

Monmouth County Advisory Board of Catholic Charities (Diocese of Trenton)
Board Member

Affordable Housing Alliance
Board Member

Christian Brothers Academy
Trustee

Christian Brothers Academy Alumni Association
Board Member and former President

Publications & Features

HONORS & AWARDS

AV® Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell

Selected to the New York Super Lawyers list, Securities Litigation (New York Metro and Corporate Counsel Editions)

Hall of Fame Inductee, Christian Brothers Academy, 2013

Light of Hope Award, Catholic Charities (Diocese of Trenton), 2006