Scott Galer is a partner at Stubbs Alderton & Markiles, LLP and co-chairs the firm’s Mergers and Acquisition Practice Group.
Scott’s practice focuses on counseling private and public middle-market and emerging growth companies in areas of mergers and acquisitions, corporate and securities law and other strategic business arrangements.
Scott has expertise in managing a wide variety of corporate and financial transactions, including mergers, stock and asset acquisitions, roll-up and spin-off transactions, public offerings (representing both issuers and investment bankers), reverse mergers, debt and equity financings (representing issuers, lenders and investors), secured lending transactions and financial restructurings. In addition, Scott has expertise in advising emerging growth companies from formation through their various stages of growth, including venture capital financing and strategic business transactions.
Scott is experienced in negotiating and drafting a wide range of business arrangements, including credit facilities, joint venture agreements, executive employment contracts, licensing, distribution and marketing agreements and various general corporate and commercial contracts for companies in a variety of industries.
Scott also counsels and advises companies in connection with 34 Act reporting requirements, corporate governance, federal and state securities laws, and other issues that commonly arise for companies while operating their businesses, as well as during the process of corporate and financial transactions.
Scott has over seventeen years experience working with middle-market and emerging growth companies at all stages along their evolutionary path, and he was named a Southern California Rising Star in the field of mergers and acquisitions by Los Angeles Magazine in 2004, 2005 and 2006.
Scott received his J.D. from Harvard Law School in 1992 and his B.A., summa cum laude, in Business/Economics from the University of California at Los Angeles in 1989.