M. Scott Aubry is Co-Chairman of the Firm's Finance Committee and his principal areas of practice are mergers and acquisitions, domestic and international trade matters, and general corporate and regulatory matters.
Scott has extensive experience in representing buyers and sellers in transactions of various structures and transaction values. He also regularly represents privately held issuers in a variety of capital raising projects mainly through the private placement of securities. Scott also has substantial experience in antitrust regulatory matters, particularly with respect to product distribution networks
Scott serves as the outside North American general counsel for a publicly held company that is one of the world's leading producers of reinforced polymer technology for use in the mining, energy, and medical products industries. Based in the United Kingdom but with significant operations in North America, Scott manages the legal operations of the company group including all matters related to acquisitions and dispositions, commercial transactions, distributor and supply arrangements, real estate, general contracts, litigation, immigration, labor and employment and intellectual property. Scott's unique position as an "outside" lawyer working on the "inside" has provided him great insight into what types of legal services are most important to a business and how preventative legal measures can be undertaken to protect a business against the unforeseen occurrences, disputes and difficult situations that all businesses face on a daily basis.
Scott and his partner Tom Dillon created Shumaker's Business Backstopsm program, which offers a menu of stream-lined and effective solutions to help protect businesses from the uncertainties they face in these unstable economic times.
· Best Lawyers in America, 2009 - 2014
· Best Lawyers "Toledo Mergers & Acquisitions Law Lawyer of the Year," 2014
· Ohio Rising Star by Super Lawyers magazine, 2009, 2007, 2006, 2005
· AV® Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
Professional and Community Affiliations
· Ohio State Bar Association
· Michigan State Bar Association
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