Cousins Law LLC

Scott Cousins

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Scott has more than 25 years of experience in the restructuring field. He has participated in many of the largest and most complicated business reorganizations, liquidations and distressed sales and acquisitions in Delaware’s state and federal courts. He is also experienced in out-of-court restructurings and workouts. He has appeared in many bankruptcy jurisdictions across the country. Scott has wide-ranging experience in commercial transactions as a result of his role as in-house counsel for two large energy-related companies. Scott served as general counsel of NextEra Energy Resources LLC, one of the largest competitive energy suppliers in North America. In addition, Scott worked in the corporate legal department for The Columbia Gas System, Inc., where he focused primarily on the chapter 11 bankruptcy cases of Columbia and its subsidiary, Columbia Gas Transmission Corporation, until they successfully emerged from bankruptcy protection in 1995.


Scott is AV® Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell. He is a published author and a frequent speaker on issues and developments in bankruptcy and insolvency law. He has been recognized by Chambers USA, Best Lawyers®, Super Lawyers, and Delaware Today magazine for his work in bankruptcy and restructuring.

Professional Memberships

American Bankruptcy Institute; Delaware State Bar Association (member of Bankruptcy Law Section).