Scott Moore has over three decades of experience representing agents, borrowers, lenders, originators, trustees, and sponsors in a broad range of complex banking and finance matters. He brings his practical, results-oriented approach to advise clients on a wide variety of financing transactions, including secured and unsecured bilateral and syndicated credit arrangements, ABL and cash flow financings, multicurrency facilities, securitizations, letter of credit and commercial paper facilities, distressed and rescue financings, debtor-in-possession and exit financings, §363 sales, acquisition financings, and workouts. Scott also regularly works with clients on matters relating to intercreditor issues, the UCC, PACA, and other lien and priority issues.
- Best Lawyers in America (2009-2024)
B. Riley in connection with approximately $400M receivables purchase facility with W.S. Badcock Corporation and related financing with PLC Agent LLC, as administrative agent, and various lenders.
B. Riley in connection with a $70M debtor-in-possession (DIP) loan to Core Scientific, Inc., and several of its subsidiaries.
Second Avenue Capital Partners as administrative agent and collateral and Tiger Finance, LLC as a lender, in connection with an $80M ABL term loan credit facility to Marlin Parent, Inc. and its subsidiaries (collectively, "Casper").
Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., as administrative agent and as a lender, in connection with the restructuring of the revolving credit facility to Tuesday Morning, Inc.
Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., as administrative agent in connection with a revolving and term loan credit facility to a National Hockey League franchise.
Citizens Bank, N.A. as agent and lender in connection with a $100M senior secured asset-based credit facility to Twin Rivers Paper Company.
Pathlight Capital as agent in connection with a $355M syndicated loan facility to iFIT Inc. and certain of its affiliates.
First Eagle Alternative Credit in connection with a $30M FILO term loan facility to West Marine.
Education & Credentials
- University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
- JD, 1988, magna cum laude
- University of Illinois at Chicago
- BS, 1985, highest honors
Best Lawyers in America® has recognized 43 Choate attorneys in its 2024 edition, including naming 4 partners as Lawyer of the Year in Boston for their respective practice areas.
Choate represented Pathlight Capital as administrative agent and collateral agent, in connection with a $100M second lien term loan facility to Conn's, Inc., a furniture stores chain based in Texas.
Choate represented B. Riley in connection with a $70M debtor-in-possession (DIP) loan to Core Scientific, Inc., and several of its subsidiaries.
Best Lawyers in America® has recognized 49 Choate attorneys in its 2023 edition, including naming co-managing partner William Gelnaw a Lawyer of the Year.
Choate advised JCPenney in connection with JCPenney’s incurrence of $2.25B in senior secured asset-based credit facilities, consisting of (i) a $1.75B revolving credit facility and a $160M last-out term loan facility, and (ii) a $340M term loan facility.