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We Focus On What Is Important To You

Scott Legal, P.C. is a New York-based law firm founded by Harvard Law School graduate and attorney Ian E. Scott. We are an Immigration and Business Law Firm and provide legal services in Business Immigration for Investors & Employment, Family Based and Other Immigration Services, New Business Set-Up, Business Plan Drafting, Entrepreneurial Support, and Contract Development. We also provide in-house general counsel services for small and mid-sized businesses. We have asked many people what they consider important and we have consistently heard expertise, fair and reasonable fees, and convenience.  At Scott Legal, P.C. we focus on providing each of these to you.

Scott Legal, P.C. provides services in two main areas:


Scott Legal, P.C. was founded on an E-2 Investor Visa so we know what you are going through.  In fact, our founder has personally held TN, H-1B, F-1, B-2, and E-2 visas.  Our immigration practice covers all areas of Immigration Law including the various Investor Visas (E-2, L-1, EB-5), Employment Visas (TN, H-1B, E-3, O-1), Employment Green Cards (EB-1, EB-2, EB-3), Family-Based Green Cards, as well as waivers and humanitarian immigration.  We are EB-5 Verified by EB-5 Investor Magazine, and our founder is a frequent speaker for advanced E-2 Visa panels.  Our staff also sit on various American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) committees.


Scott Legal, P.C. provides counsel to business owners and founders of new enterprises at various stages of development and we offer a full range of legal services, including entity set-up, investor agreements, business plan drafting, consultant and independent contractor agreements, contract drafting, due diligence services, and purchase/sale agreement drafting in New York. We have a Certified Public Accountant (C.P.A.), a Chartered Accountant (C.A.), a Certified Financial Analyst, (C.F.A.), a Certified Financial Planner (C.F.P.), and an M.B.A. on staff and are ready to help. We have drafted hundreds of business plans and have set up entities in most states.

At Scott Legal, P.C. we believe that you should not have to break the bank to obtain effective legal representation and we are here to solve your legal problems at a price you can afford. The law firm was founded by Harvard Law School graduate and lawyer Ian E. Scott and his firm belief is that we should be able to provide an exceptional service and work product at a reasonable price. We will serve you well and your needs are our first priority. We offer legal services in New Business Entity Set-Up, Contract Review & Negotiation, Due Diligence, Purchase/Sale Agreement drafting/review, Entrepreneurial/Investor Support, and other Business Services.  For business matters such as contract or purchase and sale agreement drafting, Scott Legal provides services in New York only.

We know your time is important to you and we want to make your search for legal services as painless as possible. To this end, Scott Legal, P.C. has introduced  a client portal-based Law Office where we can conduct legal business in any forum that is convenient to you.  That means you never have to leave the comfort of your own home. We will be able to share files and you will be able to access your case at any time that is convenient to you.  Contact us and we will give you access to our Safe & Secure Portal that will enable you to upload files, communicate with us and view all of your client files.  When you become a client, we will add you to our practice management system where you will be able to access all of your documents online.  As much as possible, we have modified our systems and processes to eliminate as much paper as we can.  You will find our system easy to use and you will be able to access your data securely from the comfort of your own home.  How is that for Virtual Reality!  You can find out more about our InHome Legal program by clicking here.  Also, if you prefer face to face meetings, a lawyer from Scott Legal, P.C. would be happy to meet at our centrally located offices at 2 Park Avenue, Floor 20, in Manhattan, New York.

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We use cutting edge technologies that allow us to respond quickly and securely as we give you the most relevant information and perspectives. Scott Legal, P.C. also believes that keeping you informed and explaining what we are doing are crucial to success.  You will quickly see that we are dedicated to achieving the best outcome for every client and offer legal services at a price you can afford.  With us on your side, you will come out on top.

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