Scott B. Allinson
Firm:
Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A. A Professional Corporation
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Address: 1611 Pond Road
Allentown, PA 18104

Membership: Memberships•President's Council of DeSales University •KidsPeace, Pennsylvania Board of Associates Chair •Urban Land Institute, Member •Pennsylvania Economic Development Association, Member •Andre Reed Foundation, Founding Board Member •Cedar C
University: Lehigh University, B.A., magna cum laude, 1983, American University Washington College of Law, J.D., 1986
Admitted: 1986, Pennsylvania; U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania; U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania, Middle District of Pennsylvania; U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
Biography: Scott Allinson, a Member of the firm, concentrates his practice in three areas: economic development law, business law and construction law.Scott serves as Chair of the Economic Development Practice Group and is experienced in all facets of economic development, including Neighborhood Improvement Zone (“NIZ”) financing transactions, tax increment financing transactions (“TIF”), and public-private partnerships. He serves as Solicitor to the Northampton County Gaming Revenue and Economic Redevelopment Authority, the Northampton County General Purpose Authority, and the Northampton County Higher Education Authority. Scott also serves as solicitor to Lehigh's Economic Advancement Project, Northampton County New Jobs Corporation, Bethlehem Economic Development Corporation, Lehigh Valley Regional Loan Pool, and Lehigh County Industrial Development Authority. He served for many years as Solicitor to the Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corporation and the Northampton County Industrial Development Authority.A portion of Scott's practice is devoted to helping entrepreneurs, closely-held businesses and small to mid-size companies achieve their day-to-day, as well as long-term, business objectives. He assists these clients with business formation, strategic planning, daily operational issues, regulatory matters and ongoing contractual matters. He also counsels clients through mediating disputes and provides guidance through the litigation process when necessary.Scott's construction practice focuses on litigation, mechanic's lien claims, construction defects, payment bond claims, general and subcontractor representation, and specialized litigation, arbitration and mediation concerning public construction projects. He previously served as Solicitor to the Eastern Pennsylvania Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc.Scott is active in the Lehigh Valley community and currently serves as Chair of the Kidspeace Pennsylvania Board of Associates, SWB&R Board of Trustees, DeSales President's Council, Cedar Crest College Board of Trustees, and as Chair of the 2015 Lehigh Valley American Heart Association dinner gala. News• Norris McLaughlin & Marcus Hosts 3rd Annual Economic Development Symposium •Scott B. Allinson Nominated to Cedar Crest College Board of Trustees •Scott B. Allinson and S. Graham Simmons Re-Appointed as Solicitor for Northampton County Gaming Revenue and Economic Redevelopment Authority •Norris McLaughlin Launches Economic Development Law Practice Group •Scott B. Allinson Selected as Solicitor for Northampton County's Higher Education Authority and General Purpose Authority •Norris McLaughlin & Marcus Hosts 3rd Celebrity Bartending Fundraiser •Norris McLaughlin & Marcus Hosts Celebrity Bartending Fundraiser •Scott B. Allinson Elected to Board of Advisors for Solar Technology •Scott B. Allinson Selected By LVEDC as Solicitor for Lehigh Valley Regional Loan Pool •Tallman, Hudders & Sorrentino Sponsors GLVCC Small Business Council Meeting Featuring Compass Point, Ltd. •Scott B. Allinson Served as Moderator for GLVCC and PACC Congressmen Luncheon •Scott B. Allinson Served as Tournament Chair of 22nd Annual DeSales University Golf Tournament •Scott B. Allinson Vice-Chairman for Leadership Dinner Celebrating 100 Years of Scouting •Scott B. Allinson Served as Moderator for GLVCC Congressmen Luncheon •Scott B. Allinson Selected as Solicitor for Northampton County Gaming Revenue and Economic Redevelopment Authority Presentations•Norris McLaughlin & Marcus Proud to Sponsor the GLVCC Event Entitled “Bi-State Congressional Cooperation - How Can We Best Work Togther?” •“RED FLAG RULES: New Federal Mandate to Protect and Mitigate Identity Theft, ” KNBT, October 1, 2009 Publications•“Pennsylvania's Right-to-Know Law Update: Recent Developments Highlight Tensions in Right-to-Know Law, ” Litigation Law Alert, February 2014 •“Pennsylvania's Public Utility Commission Finalizes Settlement Over Snowstorm Outages: Terms of Settlement Highlight Tensions in Right-to-Know Law, ” Litigation Law Alert, January 2014 •Interviewed, “ Township Official Calls Gaming Grant Review Process 'Dog and Pony Show, ' ” Hellertown-Lower Saucon Patch, December 2, 2011 •Interviewed, “ Hellertown Denied Second Shot at Gaming Grant, ” Hellertown-Lower Saucon Patch, November 29, 2011 •Quoted, “Chrin's Route 33 Plan Could Bring $414M in New Development, ” Eastern Pennsylvania Business Journal, August 1, 2011