Scott Stram Attorney Profile on UpCounsel
Scott Stram

Scott Stram

Attorney at Law

New York
New York
Licensed in
NY
Benjamin N. Cardozo
School of Law, Yeshiva
University

"Solid advocate throughout a tricky process. I highly recommend him!"

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About
Scott graduated from Cardozo Law School and also has an English degree from Penn. His practice areas include business law and commercial contracts, with an emphasis on employment, data security, privacy and compliance issues. He often accepts temp assignments as general counsel for companies large and small. He also handles real estate transactions, liquor licenses, uncontested divorces, and basic wills.
While he's worked with large, established companies, he particularly enjoys collaborating with startups. Prior to starting his own practice in 2011, Scott worked in-house for over 5 years with corporations large and small. He lives in New
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"Understands requirements quickly, communicates well, and gets the job done on time."

Assist with Other Commercial Contract Matter
Posted on Apr 17, 2018
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"Scott is clear, knowlegeable and timely. I recommend Scott to any small business looking for an attorney to explain legal clauses in easy to understand terms."

Draft Business Consulting Agreement
Posted on Apr 17, 2018
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"thank you Scott for all your help!"

Draft Distribution Agreement
Posted on Apr 16, 2018
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"Quick turn around and responsive."

Draft Manufacturing Agreement
Posted on Apr 13, 2018
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"Scott was prompt and thorough"

Review Business Consulting Agreement
Posted on Apr 7, 2018
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"Scott was great - very open and honest and provided exactly what we asked for."

Draft Construction Contract
Posted on Apr 6, 2018

Work History

Stram Law

Sole Practitioner

Jul 2011 - Present

Represent clients in business and security matters including contract drafting/negotiation, entity formation, data security, compliance and privacy concerns, policy/procedure creation, employment and HR management, liquor license applications, real estate transactions (personal and commercial), as well as basic estate planning and will creation, and uncontested divorces.

Jul 2011 - Present

Verus Financial, LLC

Legal Counsel, Chief Security and Compliance Officer

Apr 2009 - May 2011

Analyzed data security/privacy laws and regulations to ensure compliance. Drafted Security and IT policies and controls for compliance with ISO and conducted internal audits. Created security program and conducted employee trainings. Set-up and managed HR department. Drafted employee manual, acceptable use, insider trading and other policies/docs. Negotiated lease agreements for multiple offices

Apr 2009 - May 2011

Next Jump, Inc.

Legal Counsel, Chief Operations Officer

May 2007 - Sep 2008

Drafted/negotiated contracts w/ major corps. (i.e. Chase, Sony, Hilton). Negotiated leases. Managed litigations. Handled investor communications. Directed IP strategy, filing of patents & trademarks. Advised best practices for email marketing, & data security & controls (PCI compliance). Managed HR. Oversaw employee relations, benefits and payroll admin, and recruiting. Drafted employment docs.

May 2007 - Sep 2008

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