James E. Scott

Lecturer in Law
Director, Graduate Program in Banking & Financial Law, School of Law
B.S., Georgetown University School of Foreign Service
J.D., University of Michigan School of Law

James E. Scott has over thirty years of experience, primarily regulatory, working at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and many major financial institutions. Currently Senior Advisor to Morgan Stanley, he was previously General Counsel, Morgan Stanley Bank, N.A. and Chief Bank Regulatory Counsel. Prior to Morgan Stanley he was with Cadwallader, Wickersham & Taft, LLC, Citigroup, Venable Baetjer, Howard & Civiletti, LLP, Bankers Trust Company, Bank of America, Security Pacific National Bank and the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. He has many years of teaching experience, at university level and in the American Bar Association’s CLE programs. He teaches International Banking Structure and Regulation: Current Challenges.