Scott Swanson

Scott Swanson is a litigation partner at the firm whose practice focuses on business litigation and corporate bankruptcy matters, representing a diverse client-base in complex commercial disputes in both federal and state court.  His clients include real estate owners, developers, institutional lenders, trustees, equipment lessors, media production companies, creative agencies, companies, investment funds, and investors….


Our litigation partners handle complex litigation, arbitration and mediation matters for our clients in a wide-range of subject and industry areas.  Our litigation practice includes matters in: Corporate and commercial for large-cap public corporations and closely-held corporations; Probate; Intellectual property, including copyright, trademark and unfair competition; Real estate; Construction; Tax; Investigations; Employment; Securities; Advertising; Trust…


Our corporate and securities practice focuses on general corporate, finance and transactional matters, employing an effective combination of business judgment and legal skill for a range of clients.

Real Estate

We represent domestic and foreign clients in real estate transactions throughout the U.S. with extensive experience in syndications, financing, leasing, and single-asset and multi-property acquisitions and sales.


We have established our entertainment law practice to encompass representation of clients in the motion picture, television, stage, publishing and music industries. Our lawyers have comprehensive industry experience.

Taxation and Estate Planning

We have decades of experience representing corporations and individual clients. We assist our private clients with individual tax and estate planning. We represent both our corporate and private clients in proceedings before the Internal Revenue Service, the U.S. Tax Court and state agencies. Our practice includes: Preparation of estate planning and related documents, including wills,…

Intellectual Property and Art Law

Our firm represents companies, individuals, estates, artists, collectors and dealers in, among other matters: Intellectual property protection, counseling, litigation, arbitration and mediation; Intellectual property contract drafting and negotiation; Transfers, sales and assignments of intellectual property; Trademark and copyright negotiation and related counseling; Domain name acquisition, transfer and disputes; Trade secret protection, corporate practices to preserve databases,…


McCue Sussmane Zapfel & Cohen P.C. represents a variety of prominent restaurants and nightclubs in New York City and throughout the world. Representative clients include: Bagatelle, Le Bilboquet and Grimaldi’s Pizzerias. We advise clients at all stages of their business. We handle corporate structuring, financing and intellectual property rights acquisition and management. We counsel our…