Scott P. Seder spent the first 14 years of his legal career in public service working in various capacities in the legislative and executive branches of Illinois government and the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office.
Mr. Seder began his career as an Assistant Counsel to the Illinois House Speaker where he reviewed legislation for House members and managed committee activities with Committee Chairmen. From there, Mr. Seder worked as an Assistant State’s Attorney where he represented the State’s Attorney before the Illinois General Assembly, prosecuted crimes and provided counsel on labor and employment matters.
In Illinois government, Mr. Seder served as General Counsel to the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation and as Deputy Chief Operating Officer of the Illinois Department of Central Management Services among other important positions. As General Counsel to the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Mr. Seder managed all legal matters related to the agency’s regulation of licensed professionals. As Deputy Chief Operating Officer to the Illinois Department of Central Management Services, Mr. Seder created and implemented policies related to Illinois’ procurement activities.
Prior to starting the Law Office of Scott P. Seder LLC, Mr. Seder was a partner in a boutique Chicago law firm. Mr. Seder is a graduate of Vanderbilt University (BA, 1993) and the Chicago-Kent College of Law, IIT (JD, 1996) and is licensed to practice in Illinois (1996) and the District of Columbia (1999).