Scott Adam Schlager

Scott Adam Schlager

Pierce Atwood LLP
  • Business Law, Real Estate Law
  • Massachusetts
Claimed Lawyer Profile
Biography

Scott Schlager represents lenders, institutional investors, commercial and retail tenants, developers, and other owners and operators of commercial real estate and emerging companies in a wide variety of transactional matters throughout the United States.

Scott’s practice focuses on acquisitions, dispositions, joint ventures, portfolio transactions, leases, and development in the retail, office, multifamily, industrial, cold storage, and life sciences real estate sectors. Scott continues to advise clients on issues arising from the COVID-19 pandemic, including borrowers, lenders, landlords, and tenants. He also provides practical counsel to emerging companies.

Prior to joining Pierce Atwood, Scott was an associate at a Boston-based boutique law firm where he served as lead counsel for a Harvard Square property owner in a RICO case of first impression in Massachusetts over diminution of property value stemming from a neighboring marijuana dispensary. After defeating a motion to dismiss, the case settled, resulting in a seven-figure settlement for the client.

A nationally recognized lawyer, Scott has been quoted in The New York Times and Bloomberg Businessweek. Scott has been recognized as a Massachusetts SuperLawyers Rising Star in 2020 and 2021.

Practice Areas
    Business Law
    Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
    Real Estate Law
    Commercial Real Estate, Condominiums, Easements, Eminent Domain, Homeowners Association, Land Use & Zoning, Mortgages, Neighbor Disputes, Residential Real Estate, Water Law
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Massachusetts
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Education
Suffolk University Law School
J.D. (2015)
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Honors: Dean's List; Business Law concentration with Distinction
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University of Pennsylvania
B.A. (2012) | Political Science; Urban Studies
Honors: magna cum laude; Dean's List; Wharton Seevak Competition-First Place
Activities: Wharton Real Estate Club (Co-President); Honor Council
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Professional Associations
State Bar of Massachusetts
Member
Current
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American Bar Association
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Boston Bar Association
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Massachusetts Bar Association
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REBA
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Websites & Blogs
Website
Pierce Atwood LLP
Contact & Map
Pierce Atwood LLP
100 Summer Street
22nd Floor
Boston, MA 02110
Toll-Free: (617) 488-8100
Telephone: (617) 488-8173
Fax: (617) 824-2020
Monday: 8 AM - 6 PM
Tuesday: 8 AM - 6 PM
Wednesday: 8 AM - 6 PM
Thursday: 8 AM - 6 PM
Friday: 8 AM - 6 PM
Saturday: Closed (Today)
Sunday: Closed