Scott A. Cookson
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Scott Cookson is a transactional attorney who represents commercial developers, homebuilders, landlords, tenants, franchises and local government. A golf professional prior to attending law school, Scott also specializes in representing clients in resort, private club and golf course development matters. Scott gained extensive experience handling a wide variety of legal matters when he served as in-house counsel of the Fortune 500 company, KB Home, one of the nation’s largest home builders. In addition, Scott’s experience includes extensive transactional work with two national law firms in their Orlando offices. Scott presently serves as City Attorney for the City of Ocoee, Florida.
Admitted to bar, 1998.
University of Florida College of Law (J.D., cum laude, 1997); University of Central Florida College of Business Administration (B.A., cum laude, Business Management, 1994).
Legal Advisory Board and Member, Home Builders Association of Metro Orlando.
Member, Florida Municipal Attorneys Association.
2015, The Best Lawyers in America, U.S. News & World Report,
Past Recipient of the Lynford Lardner Award for outstanding community involvement.
Current volunteer coordinator, Special Olympics of Florida; Past District Chairman, Boy Scouts of America; Past President
and Board Member, Down Syndrome Association of Central Florida; Past Board Member, Quest, Inc.; Past General
Counsel, The First Tee of Central Florida.
Conversational in Spanish.