San Francisco, California, 30th April 2022, ZEXPRWIRE, Scott McCoy, General Counsel of Cold Springs Partners (CSP), is honored to share an article about his professional life in a recent edition of Authority Magazine.
In the interview, Scott talked about his career journey and what it was like to be an in-house and then the General Counsel of CSP and other organizations. He also shared some advice for aspiring lawyers who want to be the best in their field.
“I’m honored to have been interviewed by Authority Magazine,” says Scott. “It’s a great platform to share my story and to provide insights into the legal industry.”
The interview entitled, “Top Lawyers: The 5 Things You Need To Become A Top Lawyer In Your Specific Field of Law,” is part of Authority Magazine’s interview series with top attorneys from around the world.
“I was delighted to be able to speak about my experience, reflect on my career and what I have accomplished so far,” he continued. “Although we can never predict the future, reflection is important and gives me the incentive to work even harder for my clients.”
To further emphasize this point, Scott stated that the series is an excellent method for future lawyers to learn from the top practitioners. “I’d strongly urge anybody interested in the legal sector to check out the interview series,” he added.
Over the last 25 years, Scott McCoy has gained cross-industry expertise by servicing numerous clients. He specializes in different areas including Mergers & Acquisitions, Litigation, Organization of Legal Departments, Compliance, Risk Management, and Commercial & Government Contracts among others.
Scott finished his Juris Doctor at the University of Houston Law Center. He is also a member of Texas and Colorado State Bars, as well as a certificate holder from the Institute of Political Studies (Sciences Po) in Paris.
In 2016, he co-founded Cold Springs Partners in Denver, Colorado in order to provide high-quality legal and consulting services to small businesses, large enterprises and entrepreneurs. CSP is a private equity and consulting firm that strives to help firms move from startup to middle grown phase.
Furthermore, CSP seeks to invest in and advise high-quality startups as well as both mature private and public companies. Under Scott’s leadership, the company has grown significantly and has been able to help numerous clients with their legal needs.
Earlier, he also established a small cattle farm in Virginia that he managed alongside the firm. In 2018, he made the decision to devote his attention entirely to CSP until 2021, when he was hired by Denver International Airport as EVP and General Counsel.
Eventually, early this year, he decided it was time to come back and continue his work at CSP. “I’m very excited to be back at CSP,” Scott says. “It’s a great firm with an amazing team, and I’m looking forward to continuing to provide the best possible legal and consulting services to our clients.”
Through the years, working in different international companies has given Scott the opportunity to interact with clients all over the world.
“I’ve been extremely fortunate in my career to have worked with some of the best and brightest minds in the legal industry,” he says. “I’ve also had the opportunity to work on complex legal issues that have challenged me to think outside the box and come up with creative solutions.”
When asked about his experience as a general counsel, Scott stated that it has been both rewarding and challenging. “It’s a demanding job that often requires long hours but is also very rewarding,” he says. “I’m able to help my clients navigate the legal landscape and find practical, business-focused solutions to their problems.”
Scott is a strong believer in the importance of hard work and dedication. “I believe that if you work hard and are passionate about what you do, you will be successful,” he says. “I also believe that it’s important to surround yourself with people who are smarter than you and who can challenge you to be better.”
If you want to read Scott’s full interview with Authority Magazine, you can check it out here: https://medium.com/authority-magazine/top-lawyers-scott-mccoy-of-cold-springs-partners-on-the-5-things-you-need-to-become-a-top-lawyer-45c6b3cb72bf