FSO Attorneys Named as Best Lawyers in America 2020 Edition

Farmer Scott Ozete Robinson & Schmitt LLP is pleased to announce two FSO attorneys have been recognized as Best Lawyers in America. Terry Farmer has been selected in two areas: Banking and Finance Law and Closely Held Companies and Family Business Law. Laura Scott is being recognized for her work in Closely Held Companies and Family Business Law.

Best Lawyers in America are selected by their peers. Their methodology is designed to capture the consensus opinion of leading lawyers about the professional abilities of their colleagues.


Terry Farmer’s practice is grounded in commercial, financial and corporate law, concentrating on business disputes and transactional work. His time is spent equally between the courtroom and the negotiating table. Terry’s 30 years of experience in law firm management and the experience he has gained as acting as general counsel to clients in the banking, telecommunication, manufacturing, construction, mining and theme park industries has given him the perspective and skills to approach clients’ problems as both legal issues and business problems.


Laura Scott works with clients interested in starting a new business venture, discussing common pitfalls and possible solutions. She helps clients manage risks when buying or selling a business, entering into a new contract, or protecting what they have worked hard to build. She assists business owners and managers with non-compete agreements, employment contracts and real estate deals. Laura also helps bankers and financial services professionals navigate the complexities of commercial loan transactions.