Scott A. Resnik is the chair of Katten’s national White Collar, Investigations and Compliance practice, as well as co-head of the firm’s New York Litigation and Dispute Resolution practice. He represents individuals and businesses in white collar criminal matters, securities litigation, regulatory enforcement matters, complex civil litigation and corporate internal investigations.
Since joining Katten in 2005, Scott has handled dozens of investigations for clients, including hedge funds, broker-dealers, health care companies and hospitals. He manages cases involving white collar fraud, wire fraud, insider trading, compliance issues, Medicare Anti-Kickback statute issues, fraudulent tax shelters and insurance fraud. Scott, an experienced trial lawyer, handles complex white collar matters in both federal and state courts and in connection with investigations by federal and state regulatory agencies.
Before joining the firm, Scott served more than six years in the US Attorney's Office for the District of New Jersey. As an Assistant US Attorney, Scott prosecuted criminal matters, including public corruption, tax evasion, bank fraud, mail and wire fraud, money laundering, Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO) and securities fraud. He began his legal career as a judicial clerk for Justice Stewart G. Pollock of the New Jersey Supreme Court.
Shown below is a selection of Scott’s engagements.