A. Scott Bolden is a Partner with Reed Smith and a prominent trial and white collar defense lawyer to whom companies and individuals turn for representation in their most signiﬁcant concerns.
Bolden has handled some of the most high-proﬁle matters for elected oﬃcials, business leaders, athletes and entertainers, in and outside the Nation’s Capital and is very comfortable handling such matters on the national stage.
Bolden previously served as managing partner of the Washington, D.C., oﬃce, and as an At-Large Member on the Executive Committee of the ﬁrm.
For his work in defending his clients, Scott was recognized by Howard University with the 2013 Distinguished Alumni Award in the Field of Law.
Bolden has also been inducted into the Washington Bar Association Hall of Fame, been named one of the 100 most inﬂuential lawyers in law and business by Savoy magazine and the American Business Journals, and Rainmaker of Year by the Minority Corporate Counsel Association. He is also a former recipient of the Washington Business Journal’s Top Lawyer in the White Collar Crime category.
Bolden received his J.D. from Howard University School of Law and his B.A. from Morehouse College.