D. Scott Powell

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Offices Columbus
Phone 614.464.5619
Fax 614.719.4912

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Scott is a partner in the Vorys Columbus office and is co-chair of the firm's Strategic Operations and Planning Committee. He practices in the area of federal taxation, including tax planning, municipal finance, mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, restructurings, real estate, partnerships, limited liability companies, joint ventures, venture capital transactions, litigation settlements, fringe benefits, charitable contributions, and cross-border and international transactions. He also has extensive experience working with governmental and quasi-governmental entities as general counsel, and regularly counsels clients with respect to the regulatory aspects of the operation, purchase and sale of corporate aircraft.

Scott received his bachelor’s degree summa cum laude with distinction from The Ohio State University. In addition to being a Phi Beta Kappa, Scott was a three-year letterman on the Ohio State football team. He went on to receive his J.D. from Northwestern University School of Law where he was the articles editor of the Northwestern University Journal of International Law and Business.         

Scott is a member of the Columbus Bar Association.

Scott has lectured on the topics of mergers, acquisitions, divestures, employee fringe benefits, taxation of litigation settlements, and wage and payroll reporting.

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