R. Scott Garley

R. Scott Garley

Director, Commercial & Criminal Litigation
Co-Administrative Director of the New York Office

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 Commercial & Criminal Litigation Department, Team Leader of its Securities Litigation practice, 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.

Areas of Focus

Securities Litigation

R. Scott Garley is a member of the Gibbons Commercial & Criminal 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.

Credentials

Education

Fordham University School of Law (J.D.)

  • Editor, Fordham International Law Journal

Colgate University (A.B., cum laude)

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 District Court for the District of Colorado

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

Professional Activities

American Bar Association

Association of the Bar of the City of New York

New York County Lawyers’ Association

Monmouth Bar Association

Civic/Charitable Activities

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

Navesink Country Club
Board of Governors

Affordable Housing Alliance
Board Member

Christian Brothers Academy
Trustee

Christian Brothers Academy Alumni Association
Board Member and former President