Scott Kobler joined the firm in 1982 and its partnership in 1989 and for many years was a member of its Executive Committee. For more than 35 years, he has participated in New Jersey’s largest and most complex healthcare transactions, focusing on mergers and acquisitions and capital financings, representing lenders and acute, subacute, and specialized lay and faith-based providers. His practice extends beyond the State of New Jersey and into the higher education, housing, and non-profit sectors.
For over 25 years, Scott has served on the boards operating New Jersey’s public television system, first on the New Jersey Public Broadcasting Authority (NJN), where he served as chair under five governors. He currently is the chair of Public Media New Jersey (NJ PBS), an affiliate of WNET/Channel 13, and the state’s public media network. He is a director of the New Jersey Performing Arts Center, a trustee of the Newark Alliance, and a director of the Catholic Medical Missions Board (CMMB), an international, faith-based NGO providing long-term, co-operative, medical, and development aid to communities affected by poverty and unequal access to healthcare. For more than 20 years, Scott was a board and Executive Committee member of the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra and was elected a life trustee. He supports the work of Integrity House, the nationally-recognized non-profit substance use disorder treatment center, where he is a past honoree and a member of its President’s Council.
He holds an A.B. from Princeton University (Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs), attended Princeton’s Graduate School of Architecture and Urban Planning, and graduated with a J.D. from the Boston University School of Law. He was a member of Princeton’s Alumni Council, as chair of its Committee on Young Alumni and Undergraduates.
NJBIZ named him to its “Law Power 50 List,” “Health Care Power 50 List,” and as one of the “50 Most Powerful Nonprofit Board Members in New Jersey.” ROI-NJ has named him as one of its fifty “Healthcare Influencers.”
He is the Treasurer of the Booker for Senate campaign.