Scott Schickli, Of Counsel in the Pacific Northwest office, is a member of the Tax Group in Portland, Oregon. His practice focuses on federal income tax law of public finance, low income housing, exempt organizations and general business transactions.
Scott has more than 22 years of public finance tax law experience. He has represented every type of entity permitted to borrow funds on a tax-exempt basis, ranging from governmental entities and non-profit hospitals, retirement communities and universities to for-profit developers of solid waste disposal and recycling facilities, low income housing, electrical generation projects and small scale manufacturing facilities. He has also assisted public finance clients involved in Internal Revenue Service audits of closed transactions.
Scott also assists various types of organizations in seeking or retaining non-profit or governmental tax-exempt status. He represents developers of low income housing in tax credit projects, and also represents corporations involved in complex merger and acquisition transactions.
Before joining Orrick, Scott was a partner at Ater Wynne LLP. Prior to that, Scott was an associate at LeBoeuf, Lamb, Leiby & MacRae. He also was an associate at Mudge, Rose, Guthrie, Alexander & Ferdon. And he also worked at Bayh, Tabbert & Capehart, as an associate.