Scott C. Cox is one of Kentucky’s top criminal defense attorneys. He is a former federal prosecutor and has been recognized as standing in the top rank of his profession by such authoritative sources as Best Lawyers in America, Kentucky Super Lawyers, and Louisville Magazine. Scott handles cases in all federal jurisdictions nationwide and all counties in Kentucky. Scott was named in Best Lawyers as a preeminent criminal lawyer in 2008-2014. Best Lawyers is the oldest and most respected criminal attorney peer review publication in the legal profession. A listing in Best Lawyers is widely regarded by both clients and legal professionals as a significant honor, conferred on a lawyer by his or her peers. Scott has also been recognized by Martindale-Hubbell as one of the best criminal attorneys in the United States. He has been rated AV by Martindale-Hubbell every year since 1996. This indicates that his peers consider him to be one of the best criminal lawyers in Kentucky and that he has the highest ethics. Scott was further recognized as one of the best criminal lawyers in America with his induction in the American College of Trial Lawyers in 2011. Practice areas include, but are not limited to complex prosecutions and white collar crimes; mail and wire fraud; money laundering; major narcotics offenses; securities fraud; insider trading; tax evasion; health insurance fraud; bank fraud; mortgage and loan-related fraud; environmental crimes; maritime offenses; computer and internet crimes; and property forfeiture matters. Clients have included physicians, attorneys, law professors, elected officials, accountants, and law enforcement officers.