Scott Sholder


Class of 2007

Cowan, DeBaets, Abrahams & Sheppard, LLP

Specializing in Corporate & Commercial Law,Intellectual Property (specialty),Litigation (specialty)


Scott J. Sholder is a litigation associate at the law firm of Cowan, DeBaets, Abrahams & Sheppard, LLP in New York City. Previously, Scott was an Associate at Paul Weiss and clerked for the Honorable Leonard I. Garth of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. The year before that he served as a law clerk to the Honorable Peter G. Sheridan of the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey.

Aside from serving on the Alumni Council, Scott has is involved with New York Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts, the New York City Bar Association Committee on Copyright and Literary Property, and the Copyright Society of the U.S.A. He also is an active member of the New Israel Fund, a nonprofit organization aimed at raising awareness about social justice issues in Israel and promoting social and civil equality for all people in Israel regardless of race, religion, or social status.

Scott and his wife Lauren live in New York City on the Upper West Side.