Scott A. Edelman is Chairman of Milbank LLP and a member of the firm’s Litigation & Arbitration Group. Mr. Edelman specializes in high-stakes, bet-the-company litigation, and trials across several substantive areas of the law, including securities, commercial and white collar.

Over the course of his career, Mr. Edelman has taken more than 18 cases to trial and argued dozens of appeals. In 2017, Mr. Edelman was inducted as a fellow into The American College of Trial Lawyers (ACTL).

Mr. Edelman joined Milbank in 1994 and became a partner in 1995. Prior to joining Milbank, he served as an Assistant United States Attorney in the Southern District of New York from 1990 to 1994. Mr. Edelman started his career at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz. He received his law degree from Harvard Law School, where he was a member of the Harvard Law Review and a John Olin Fellow in Law and Economics, and received his B.A., summa cum laude, and M.A. degrees, both in Economics, from Yale University.  Mr. Edelman is a member of the Board of Directors of the Legal Aid Society.