Scott Legal, P.C.

Scott Legal, P.C.

We are an Immigration & Business Law Firm Founded by a Harvard Law School Graduate. Call 212-223-2964 to set up a Consultation.

Firm Overview

Scott Legal, P.C. is a New York based law firm founded by Attorney Ian E. Scott. We are an Immigration and Business Law Firm & provide legal services in Business Immigration for Investors & Employment, Family Based and Other Immigration Services, New Business Set-Up, Entrepreneurial Support, and Contract Development. We also provide InHouse General Counsel services for small and mid-sized businesses.

At Scott Legal, P.C. we believe that you should not have to break the bank to obtain effective legal representation and we are here to solve your legal problems at a price you can afford. Ian E. Scott believes that his firm should be able to provide an exceptional service and work product at a reasonable price. We will serve you well and your needs are our first priority. For Business matters, Scott Legal provides services in New York.

We are Accredited by the Better Business Bureau!

Main Office

Main Office
2 Park Avenue, Floor 20
New York NY 10016


(212) 223-2964

Ian E. Scott, Founder & Executive Managing Attorney

Scott Legal, P.C.

Ian E. Scott is the founder and president of Scott Legal, P.C.. He received a Juris Doctor degree from Harvard Law School where he was a Primary Editor on the Harvard Human Rights Journal. He received both an undergraduate degree and a Masters in Business Administration (M.B.A) degree from the University of Toronto where he was an Ontario Graduate Scholar.

As a lawyer and litigation associate at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton, a top Wall Street law firm, Mr. Scott worked on various matters including filing briefs and motions with the Court for securities litigation as well as complex corporate bankruptcies. In addition, Mr. Scott filed personal bankruptcy petitions for clients and worked on various matters including debt issuance, adoptions, unemployment insurance appeals, immigration petitions and other matters. Mr. Scott has also worked on complex contract development, negotiation and review. Finally, Mr. Scott has a strong immigration background and has filed both non-immigrant and immigrant petitions for clients.

In 2010, Mr. Scott published Fair Value Accounting: Friend or Foe? in the William & Mary Business Law Review. Mr. Scott has also published articles in Forbes, Bloomberg Law, Above the Law, Lawyerist, New York State Bar Association, Barron's, The Student Appeal Journal as well as other publications. He is also the author of the book, Law School Lowdown (Barron's Publishing) and owner of Law School & Bar Exam Success Tips blog.

Mr. Scott is a member of the bars in New York and New Jersey only. His native language is English and he is proficient in Spanish and has a rudimentary knowledge of French.

Kelly R. LeGrand Weiner, Managing Attorney

Scott Legal, P.C.

Ms. Weiner graduated summa cum laude (top 3 out of 389 students) from New York Law School and obtained her undergraduate degree in Anthropology from New York University (N.Y.U.). She was on the Dean's list repeatedly throughout her undergraduate and law school tenure and regularly received top graduate honors. Ms. Weiner recently completed (with honors) an intensive Harvard Business School program that focused on finance and business strategy.

Before joining Scott Legal, Ms. Weiner worked for New York Law School's Center for International Law as an International Law Fellow, where she assisted in teaching and lecturing about international commercial arbitration and European Union competition law. Ms. Weiner also mentored students and prepared them for an international Moot Court arbitration competition in Austria and led a student research trip in Switzerland. She has also volunteered with the Safe Passage Project, working to represent undocumented children applying for asylum and special immigrant juvenile status.

Ms. Weiner is admitted to practice law in New York and New Jersey only. She is also a member of the Education and Law Committee of the New York City Bar Association.