Scott served as Colorado’s Secretary of State from 2011 to 2015. During that time he reformed office management and processes, overhauled Colorado’s election rules, launched election and business policies that serve as national models, and oversaw elections—one of the most high-profile, contentious areas of public policy. A recognized expert in election and public policy law, he has litigated cases and advised clients in the areas of campaign finance, ballot access, ballot issues, election administration, Voting Rights Act, Colorado Open Records Act, First Amendment civil rights, redistricting, and tax exempt law. He teaches Election Law the University of Denver and has also taught at the University of Colorado. He received his B.A. at Yale University, J.D at University of Michigan, and M.B.A at Northwestern University.