Scott Westhoff advises clients in complex, high-profile capital markets transactions, as well as in general securities and corporate governance matters.

Mr. Westhoff regularly handles prominent capital markets transactions on behalf of issuers and investment banking firms in a wide range of industries, with a particular focus on the consumer retail, cryptocurrency, technology, and healthcare sectors. He also counsels public company clients on corporate governance and securities law matters.

Mr. Westhoff advises on:

  • Initial public offerings, including deSPACs
  • Block trades and follow-on offerings
  • Equity-linked securities offerings
  • Investment-grade debt offerings
  • Periodic and current filings with the US Securities and Exchange Commission
  • Shareholder activism and contested elections

Given Mr. Westhoff’s extensive transactional experience, he helps clients efficiently navigate the regulatory process to reduce market risk. He brings a commercial perspective to develop pragmatic solutions to clients’ business imperatives, drawing on a previous career as a sales representative for a major medical device company.

Mr. Westhoff has represented issuers and underwriters in equity and debt offerings by:

  • American Eagle Outfitters
  • Argo Blockchain
  • The Better Being Co.
  • Blue Bird Corporation
  • Bluegreen Vacations
  • CNH Industrial Capital
  • Construction Partners
  • Duluth Holdings
  • Dun & Bradstreet
  • Dutch Bros.
  • Eagle Pharmaceuticals
  • Harmony Biosciences
  • Inotiv, Inc.
  • Leggett & Platt
  • Leslie’s
  • Marathon Digital
  • Marti Technologies
  • Mayville Engineering
  • Neogenomics
  • Opiant Pharmaceutical
  • Orbitz
  • The Middleby Corporation
  • Performance Food Group
  • PetIQ
  • PLBY Group
  • A railroad and port operator
  • SmileDirectClub
  • Southeastern Grocer
  • Sprout Social
  • Thorne HealthTech
  • TransUnion
  • Viking Cruises
  • VistaGen Therapeutics
  • Vivid Seats
  • Xponential Fitness

Bar Qualification

  • Illinois


  • JD, Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, 2012
    cum laude, Order of the Coif
  • BBA in Marketing, University of Iowa, 2000