About Scott

Scott Soloway Esq. counselingScott Soloway has been practicing law since 1988 both in-house and at private law firms.  Since 2003 has been providing cost effective, practical legal advice from his solo practice in Wellesley, Massachusetts. 

Previously, Scott was General Counsel of Switchboard Incorporated, a leading provider of local online advertising solutions and Internet-based yellow pages.  Prior to that he was General Counsel at Elcom International, a publicly traded electronic procurement solutions provider, and Senior Counsel at Progress Software, a publicly traded application development tools company.  He also practiced law privately at two law firms in Boston.

Notable recent transactions include:

  • ongoing representation of the world’s leading internet infrastructure company in multiple sales transactions;
  • implementation of a trademark registration and protection program for a series of marks;
  • preparation of a playbook for licensing transactions for contract negotiators;
  • representation of a trade show business in multi-million dollar disposition of a business line;
  • negotiation of a complex, multi-million dollar sublicensing arrangement for an application service provider’s solution to a European government;
  • negotiation of a joint venture arrangement in Japan among a US software company, the seventh largest Japanese trading company and a Japanese software company resulting in the commencement of the US company’s operations in Japan; and
  • representation of a Fortune 100 company in its Indian outsourcing initiative.

Scott is a 1984 graduate of Wesleyan University.  In 1988, he received both his J.D. from Boston University School of Law and his Masters in City Planning from M.I.T.

Scott has been playing tennis since he was five and he has learned many important life and business lessons on the court.  On weekends, he can usually be found hitting balls at the Wightman Tennis Center in Weston, Massachusetts or accompanying his son to tennis tournaments in New England and nationally.