Overview

Scott Vail is a restructuring associate in the Chicago office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Scott’s practice encompasses all aspects of corporate restructuring, bankruptcy and insolvency proceedings.

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Thought Leadership

Publications 

Contributing Editor, Norton Journal of Bankruptcy Law & Practice

“Slapping the Hand at the Dinner Table: A Practical Tax Solution to Employer-Provided Meal Benefits,” 2016 U. ILL. L. REV. 689 (2016)

Credentials

Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2016Illinois

Education

  • University of Illinois College of LawJ.D.magna cum laude2016

    Rickert Award for Excellence in Legal Writing

    Articles Editor, University of Illinois Law Review

  • Butler UniversityB.S., Accounting2012

    College of Business Dean’s List

    Horizon League All-Academic Men’s Soccer Team

    NCAA Division 1 Men’s Soccer Team