R. Scott King is a Partner at DeCotiis. Since 1984, he has focused his professional practice on transactional business and real estate matters. He is a member of the real estate and corporate practice groups.

His advice and counsel extends to small and mid-size closely held businesses across such industry segments as media and communications, construction, banking and information services.

Mr. King's real estate practice runs the full spectrum of residential, commercial, industrial, redevelopment, and land use matters from the acquisition, disposition and financing of real property to focusing on the needs of landlords and tenants in commercial and residential leases. He has significant experience with mortgage workouts as well as with land use development from planning through final approvals, build out and environmental compliance. He has gained a reputation for building successful teams that include clients, architects, lenders, engineers and planners to complete the tasks at hand.

Mr. King's commercial and business practice covers general business, commercial and transactional matters including business formations, acquisitions, mergers, contracts, negotiation and business counseling.

Mr. King has conducted trials before various Superior Courts and municipalities in New Jersey and has appeared on behalf of his clients before planning boards and zoning boards of adjustment throughout Northern New Jersey. He is licensed to practice before the New Jersey Superior Court, the New Jersey Supreme Court, and the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey.

In addition to his membership in the Bergen County and the New Jersey State Bar Associations, Mr. King is also a member of the Association of New Jersey Environmental Commissions and the Glen Rock Environmental Commission. He is a member of the Glen Rock Planning Board. He has participated as a member of the New Jersey Federation of Planning Officials. He is also a former board member of the River Edge, New Jersey Zoning Board of Adjustment. He currently represents the Oradell, Closter and Hamilton Planning Boards.

Mr. King is a graduate of Wittenberg University and Delaware Law School of Widener University.


  • Delaware Law School, Wilmington, Delaware
    • J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence - 1983
  • Wittenburg University, Springfield, Ohio
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 1984

Practice Areas

  • Transactional Business
  • Real Estate Law

Fraternities or Sororities

  • Lambda Chi Alpha

Professional Associations

  • New Jersey Bar Association
  • Bergen County Bar Association
  • Association of New Jersey Environmental Commissions
  • Glen Rock Environmental Commission
  • Glen Rock Planning Board