Leader of Leveraged Finance

Scott Zemser

Banking & Finance, High Yield Bonds, Asset Finance

“Scott Zemser is an excellent partner. He has seen it all and negotiated countless complex agreements. He is never ruffled, is clear in his explanations, and manages to win over clients and opposing counsel on key points of our concern.”
Legal 500 USA 2022


Scott Zemser is a partner in Mayer Brown’s New York office and global head of the Leveraged Finance practice. He has more than 25 years of experience practicing in the US and international leveraged finance markets. He represents banks and other financial institutions as lead arrangers, underwriters and participants across all types of financings, including acquisition, tender and bridge financings; investment grade financings; secured high-yield debt securities; asset-based financings; and convertible note financings. Scott also represents banks and other financial institutions in their roles as administrative agents and lenders as well as ad hoc credit committees in connection with complex US and cross border workouts and restructurings including DIPS, 363's and credit bids.


  • State University of New York, BS
  • Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, 法務博士
    Senior editor, law review


  • ニューヨーク州弁護士