Scott E. Buckhout joined Snyder & Snyder, LLP’s commercial leasing and litigation team in April 2016. Prior to joining the firm, Scott practiced Landlord-Tenant Law for over 8-years in Manhattan, representing landlords, cooperatives, condominium associations and managing agents.
Scott brings a wealth of Landlord-Tenant experience to the firm, having litigated hundreds of Nonpayment and Holdover proceedings in Housing Court. If a settlement cannot be reached, Scott has extensive trial experience in Housing Court. Scott has represented many of the largest providers of supportive housing in New York City and has expertise in the area of affordable housing and adult homes.
In addition to Housing Court, Scott has experience litigating in Civil, State and Federal Court and has advocated for clients before various governmental agencies, including the New York State Public Service Commission, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, New York City Department of Buildings, Environmental Control Board and Department of Housing Preservation and Development.
Scott is admitted to practice in New York and in the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.
Scott received his J.D. from Notre Dame Law School in 2006 and remains an active member of Notre Dame’s Alumni Association. Prior to law school, Scott received his B.A. summa cum laude from SUNY Geneseo in 2003, where he obtained several academic honors, including the Alan Shank Most Outstanding Senior Award in Political Science. During college, Scott was inducted into the Golden Key National Honor Society, and earned a prestigious internship with the Supreme Court of the United States in Washington, D.C.