Chairman, Milbank LLP
Scott Edelman joined Milbank LLP in 1994 after serving as Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Southern District of New York. He became Chairman of the firm in 2013 after 10 years serving on the Executive Committee. In 2017, Scott was named a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers.
Milbank was one of the first major firms to establish a Diversity Committee, was the first NYC law firm to offer same-sex health benefits, and in 2017 was named one of the top 10 AmLaw 200 law firms for diversity. The firm has four affinity groups and a 1L Diversity Fellowship, as well as a women’s initiative that includes a speaker series, pro bono opportunities with women clients, and career planning workshops.
Joined LCLD 2018
Highlights of LCLD Participation
1L LCLD Scholars Program
2021: Aditi Patel
Success in Law School Mentoring Program
Mentors Provided: 2019
Annual Meeting (2018)
Leadership Summit (2018)
Member: Scott Edelman
Diversity Professional: Mikeisha Anderson Jones
Communications: Jocelyn DeCarvalho