Scott DeMartino advises lenders, investors, and developers on the tax aspects of community development financing. He focuses his practice on structuring and financing tax-advantaged real estate transactions that use Historic Rehabilitation Tax Credits and New Markets Tax Credits. Scott has advised on these transactions in a wide range of real estate sectors including hotels; health centers; theaters and cultural centers; social services uses; and office, retail, and industrial spaces. Scott also has particular tax credit expertise with respect to troubled assets, restructuring and dispositions.
Scott is also experienced in international and domestic federal, state, and local tax planning, including drafting and negotiating LLC and partnership agreements, resolving state tax controversies, structuring business operations in multiple tax jurisdictions, and establishing and qualifying tax-exempt entities.
Previously, Scott served as a senior tax consultant with two national accounting firms and clerked at the Connecticut Superior Court.
Admitted to practice in the District of Columbia, Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Pennsylvania. In addition, Scott is admitted to practice before the United States Tax Court.
New York University School of Law, Graduate Tax Program, LL.M.,
Washington and Lee University School of Law, J.D. (Phi Alpha Delta)
Bates College, B.A., magna cum laude (Phi Beta Kappa)