Scott Sebastian is an attorney in the firm's Business Section, where he specializes in state and local tax issues. He works on various state tax matters, including issues related to personal and corporate income taxes, sales and use taxes, and excise taxes.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Sebastian served as legal counsel to the Joint Committee on Revenue of the Massachusetts General Court. While at the Massachusetts State House, Mr. Sebastian analyzed and drafted complex pieces of state tax legislation, researched state and federal tax laws related to matters before the committee, and advised the chairman, the Speaker of the House, and other members about tax law and policy.
During law school, Mr. Sebastian was a legal intern for the Honorable Nancy Gertner of the United States District Court, District of Massachusetts, and the Massachusetts Department of Revenue, Litigation Bureau.
Prior to law school, Mr. Sebastian worked on the Gore-Lieberman 2000 presidential campaign, serving in a variety of positions, including New Hampshire state director. In addition, he functioned as a field organizer and ballot observer during the 2000 post-election ballot recount in Florida. Mr. Sebastian was also a legislative assistant in the New Hampshire House of Representatives, where he worked in the Office of the House Democratic leader.
|—||LL.M., Boston University, School of Law, Taxation|
|—||J.D., Northeastern University School of Law|
|—||B.A., Franklin and Marshall College, Government and Latin|
|—||Connecticut Asian Pacific American Bar Association, Treasurer, 2011 to 2012; Secretary, 2012 to present|
|—||Connecticut Bar Association, 2007 to present, Tax Section, 2012 to present; Executive Committee of Young Lawyers Section, 2010 to present; Co-chair of Tax Committee of Young Lawyers Section, 2010 to 2011|
|—||Boston Bar Association, 2005 to 2007, Executive Committee of Young Lawyers Section|
|—||American Bar Association, 2007 to present, Tax Section|
|—||Conservation & Environment Commission, West Hartford, Commissioner, 2012 to present|
|—||Hartford's Camp Courant, Board Member, 2012 to present|
|—||Recognized in the special section "Lawyers of Color: High Achievers," Connecticut Law Tribune, 2011|
|—||Recognized as Star of the Year, the Young Lawyers Section of the Connecticut Bar Association, 2011 to 2012|