Scott F. Waterman graduated from Tufts University in 1991 with a dual major in history and political science. He received his J.D. from Temple University School of Law in 1994. He is a partner in the consumer bankruptcy firm of Waterman & Mayer, LLP, which has offices in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Media, Pennsylvania and Yardley, Pennsylvania. His practice is focused on consumer bankruptcy and commercial collection matters. He is a former Chairperson of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania Bankruptcy Conference and former State Chair of the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys for Eastern and Middle Pennsylvania. He is the current Chair of the Delaware County Bar Association Bankruptcy Committee.
Mr. Waterman volunteers his time as a current board member of the Consumer Bankruptcy Assistance Project which provides free legal assistance to indigent bankruptcy clients in Philadelphia.
In 2014 Mr. Waterman was appointed to be a member of the Local Rules Advisory Committee of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania in helping to draft new and updated local bankruptcy rules. That same year he served on the bankruptcy judge merit selection committee for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania to which he was appointed by the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.
Earlier this year he was honored to be inducted as a Fellow in Class 28 of the American College of Bankruptcy.
He has two sons and enjoys baseball, softball and bowling. He spends his free time driving his kids back and forth to their various sporting activities.