Scott H. Gan
Scott H. Gan has active bankruptcy and appellate practices and is chair of the firm’s appellate section. Scott received his undergraduate degree in Chemistry from the University of Arizona in 1977 and his J.D. from the University of Arizona College of Law in 1980. Prior to joining the firm in 1986, Scott served four years in the Pima County Public Defender’s Office. He is a member of the state bar of Arizona, the Pima County Bar Association, the American Bankruptcy Institute and the Arizona Bankruptcy American Inn of Court.
Scott is a frequent lecturer on business reorganization and appellate procedures. He has presented seminars on “Bankruptcy for Public Lawyers,” “Chapter 7 Liquidations,” “Payment/Adjustment of Taxes in Chapter 11,” and “Appellate Practices in Southern Arizona.” He has appeared as a lecturer for the state bar of Arizona, the Pima County Bar Association, the Association of Public Attorneys, the Federal Bar Association, and the National Business Institute. Scott served as the chair of the Arizona state bar appellate practice section 2005-2006. He has been listed as one of the Best Lawyers in America in appellate law since 2007.
Scott regularly participates in the Southern Arizona Legal Aid Volunteer Lawyer program. In 2002, he was named one of the Top 50 Pro Bono Attorneys of Arizona by the Arizona Foundation for Legal Services and Education. In 2005, he received the William E. Morris Pro Bono Service Award from the Arizona Foundation for Legal Services and Education. In 2008, he received an Arizona Supreme Court Judicial Branch Achievement Award serving the public by improving the legal profession. In 2012, he was awarded the Pro Bono Attorney of the Year by Arizona Supreme Court.