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C. Scott Osborn

About Scott

Scott is a deal lawyer. Scott advises clients on a broad range of business-related matters at all stages of the business lifecycle, with an emphasis on mergers, acquisitions, and business succession planning. Scott brings a results-oriented, strategic, and entrepreneurial approach to the practice of law which lends to cost-effective and practical solutions to complex transactions and legal issues. Scott comes from a business background having served as a general counsel for a national franchising company prior to joining the firm as a partner in its business and transaction practice group.

Scott routinely counsels clients on the business structure and formation; operational and management issues; contract review; employee incentive and phantom stock plans; stockholder and member disputes; construction matters; commercial leasing; real estate, and franchising.

Scott resides in western Howard County with his wife and two children.

Community Involvement

  • XPX Maryland, Inc. (Exit Planning Exchange)
    • President, (2020 – Present)
    • Board Member, (2017 – Present)
    • Emerging Professional Chair (2017-2019)
  • Center for Watershed Protection, Inc.
    • Board Member (2019 – Present)
    • Governance Chair (2019 – Present)
  • The Alternative Board (2019 – Present)
  • Neighbor Ride, Inc., Board Member (2015-2019)
  • Howard County Bar Association, Business Law Committee Chair (2015-2017)
  • Circuit Court for Howard County, Maryland, Law Clerk (2005-2006)
  • Leadership Howard County, Class of 2018


  • Towson University, B.S.
  • Widener University School of Law, Cum Laude
    • Delaware Journal of Corporate Law (Law Review)

Bar Admission

  • Maryland


  • Howard County Chamber of Commerce – ACE Award Small Business of the Year (2022)

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