Vedder Price

Scott H. Olson

Shareholder

Scott H. Olson is a Shareholder in the Corporate Practice area at Vedder Price, where he co-leads the West Coast practice of the firm’s Insolvency, Bankruptcy & Corporate Reorganization group.

Mr. Olson serves as counsel to multiple financial institutions where he guides them in complex finance transactions with both healthy and distressed companies. In addition, Mr. Olson is frequently retained as outside counsel for companies seeking to improve financial performance, mitigate business risks, or workout challenges to their business. Mr. Olson often counsels Boards of Directors, business owners and/or Shareholders on fiduciary duties and other corporate responsibilities. Mr. Olson has vast practice experience in bankruptcy and insolvency matters and regularly acts on behalf of secured and unsecured creditors and trustees in commercial bankruptcy proceedings nationwide. He is exceptionally well versed in representing banks, hedge funds, private equity firms, bondholder constituencies and other financial institutions in large, complex bankruptcy cases and receivership matters. Mr. Olson also represents commercial landlords and developers in distressed real estate transactions.

Mr. Olson also has substantial litigation experience in all aspects of creditors’ rights, in both state and federal jurisdictions, including complex financial litigation, loan enforcement matters, and defense of lender liability claims.

Mr. Olson is a Board Member of the Northern California Chapter of the Turnaround Management Association, where he formerly served as Board President and member of the Global Board of Trustees. He also serves as the Chair of the Board of Directors for the Raphael House, a family shelter in Northern California with a mission to help low-income families and families experiencing homelessness strengthen family bonds by achieving stable housing and financial independence.

Scott H. Olson

Shareholder

Education

  • University of Notre Dame Law School, J.D., 1999
  • Stanford University, B.A., 1995

Scott H. Olson

Shareholder

Bar Admissions

  • California, 2007

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California, 2009
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California, 2010
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of California, 2007
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of California, 2010

Affiliations

  • Board Member and Former President, Northern California chapter of the Turnaround Management Association
  • Association for Corporate Growth
  • Commercial Finance Association

Scott H. Olson

Shareholder

  • Publications

    1. 2010 | Publication

Scott H. Olson

Shareholder

  • Past Events

    1. February 22, 2018 | Seminar