A. Scott Bolden is the Managing Partner of the Washington, D.C. office and former Member of the Executive Committee of Reed Smith, LLP. As a prominent trial and white-collar defense lawyer, Mr. Bolden handles some of the most high-profile matters in and outside of the nation’s capital and on the national stage.
Bolden has defended individuals and corporate clients in connection with civil RICO claims, False Claims Act violations, money laundering, tax fraud, bank fraud, financial structuring, and other white collar criminal issues. He has conducted internal investigations for public and private corporations, SEC investigations and prosecutions, and corporate compliance with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. He has also defended witnesses before United States’ House and Senate investigation committees.
Bolden appears regularly on CNN, Fox National News and TV ONE to give legal and political commentary on current events. He has also appeared on Good Morning America, ESPN, MSNBC, and 20/20.
Bolden is a proud graduate of Morehouse College, where he serves on the Board of Trustees. Mr. Bolden was also recognized by his alma mater, Howard University, with the 2013 Distinguished Alumni Award in the Field of Law.