R. Scott Nuzum

Of Counsel




1050 Thomas Jefferson Street NW
Seventh Floor
Washington, DC 20007

Technological disruption:

  •  Advised commercial real estate companies on legal risks of connected devices
  • Counseled pipeline clients on potential national security concerns from use of commercial off the shelf drones
  • Advised technology startup on privacy and data security issues, including compliance with European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
  • Represented oil and gas developer in successful regulatory petition for approval of alternative procedures to comply with offshore safety requirements

Environmental disruption:

  • Assisted state in developing first-of-its-kind memorandum of understanding with U.S. to accelerate permitting of large-scale sediment diversion to improve coastal resiliency
  • Advised municipal water agency on matters related to environmental review and permitting of critical water conveyance redesign

Geopolitical disruption:

  • Advised petrochemical manufacturer on tariff issue as part of major US trade negotiation


Electronic Reporting and Monitoring in Fisheries: Data Privacy, Security and Management Challenges and Twenty-First Century Solutions


An Assessment of the Challenges Facing Environmental Regulators in the Era of Artificial Intelligence

ABA's Air Quality Committee Newsletter, Vol. 21 Issue 2 pp. 6-10


7th Annual Governance of Emerging Technologies and Science Conference

Speaker, “Technology Transfers as Global Soft Power: How the Bureau of Industry and Security’s Efforts to Restrict Emerging Technology Exports Could [Further] Upset America’s Geopolitical Interests”
Arizona State Center for Law, Science & Innovation
Phoenix, AZ

DecomWorld 2019

Speaker, “Decommissioning for Disruption: How Decommissioned Oil and Gas Infrastructure Can Help Decision-makers Better Understand And Adapt to Climate Change”
Houston, TX

ICSC Beyond Sustainability Summit

Speaker, “Emerging Technology Applications to Commercial Real Estate”
Miami, Florida