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Scott D. Cousins

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Practice Areas:

  • Corporate Bankruptcy
  • Litigation


Scott has in the past, and continues to be: 

  • Listed, Chambers & Partners USA Guide, an annual listing of the leading business lawyers and law firms in the world, 2004-2006; 2010 to present
  • AV® Rated by Martindale-Hubbell in Bankruptcy and Litigation
  • Listed, Delaware Super Lawyers, since 2013
  • Listed, The International Who's Who of Insolvency & Restructuring Lawyers, since 2011
  • Listed, The International Who's Who of Business Lawyers, since 2012
  • Listed, The Best Lawyers in America® in the practice area of Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law since 2006


  • Widener University School of Law, Wilmington, Delaware
    • J.D. - 1992
  • Stockton State College
    • B.S. - 1989
  • Widener University School of Management, Chester, Pennsylvania
    • M.B.A. - 1992

Bar Admission

  • Delaware, 1992
  • Florida
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit
  • U.S. District Court District of Delaware


  • AV® Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Chambers & Partners USA, 2004-2006; 2010 - Present
  • Best Lawyers®
  • The International Who’s Who of Insolvency & Restructuring Lawyers
  • Delaware Super Lawyers

*AV®, BV®, AV Preeminent® and BV Distinguished® are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer-review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell peer review ratings fall into two categories — legal ability and general practice standards.

Scott Cousins regularly advises high-profile clients on Chapter 11 business reorganizations, offering wider strength in liquidations and workouts. He is also noted for his experience in the energy industry. “He is a skilled litigator who is particularly adept at bringing adverse parties together to solve a conflict.”