Leader of Chicago Office Restructuring

Sean T. Scott

Restructuring, Distressed Real Estate, Banking & Finance Litigation


Sean Scott is a partner in the Chicago office of Mayer Brown LLP and is head of the Chicago office’s Restructuring practice and co-head of Private Credit Restructuring. Sean primarily counsels banks, private credit funds and other institutions in their roles as agents and lenders in connection with complex US and cross-border workouts and restructurings.


Sean’s representative matters include:

  • The prepetition administrative agent and DIP agent for the senior lenders to Ebix, Inc., a publicly traded leading international supplier of on-demand software and e-commerce services in the insurance and related industries, in connection with its Chapter 11 case in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Texas.


  • Washington University, BA, with College Honors
    Phi Beta Kappa; Pi Sigma Alpha
  • University of Notre Dame Law School, JD, magna cum laude
    Articles Editor, Notre Dame Law Review


  • Illinois


  • US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
  • US District Court for the Northern District of Illinois


  • Mentor, Chicago Youth Centers, 2004 to date
  • Student Advisor, American Constitutional Law Program, Northside College Preparatory High School, 2003-2008
  • Member, Associate Board, American Cancer Society, Illinois Division, 2006-2007