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


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


Upcoming Events

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
Arizona State University
Phoenix, AZ