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 (2009-2023)
Education & Credentials
- University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
- JD, 1988, magna cum laude
- University of Illinois at Chicago
- BS, 1985, highest honors
Pathlight Capital Provides Term Loan Facility to Conn’s, Inc.
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.
B. Riley Agrees to $70M Loan to Cryptocurrency Miner Core Scientific
Choate represented B. Riley in connection with a $70M debtor-in-possession (DIP) loan to Core Scientific, Inc., and several of its subsidiaries.
Choate Attorneys Recognized in Best Lawyers in America® 2023
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.
JCPenney Refinances ABL and FILO Facilities
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.