Gabriele Antonio Scala is an associate at Zeldes, Needle & Cooper and is a resident in the firm’s Bridgeport office. Attorney Scala’s practice includes corporate and business transactions, tax and estate planning and disputes, real estate transactions, debt workouts and restructuring, and commercial litigation in the New Haven and Fairfield Counties.
Attorney Scala earned his B.A. in Criminal Justice and Political Science from Albertus Magnus College, graduating magna cum laude. He earned his J.D. from the University of Connecticut School of Law, with a Tax Law Certificate and earned his M.B.A. in Finance from the University of Connecticut School of Business as a dual degree recipient. Attorney Scala served as President of the Italian American Law Students’ Association, President of the Corporate and Securities Law Society, Chief Financial Officer of the Federalist Society, and an Executive Editor on the Connecticut Journal of International Law. While in law school, Attorney Scala worked for an investment management company and real estate development company providing in-house services for drafting transactional documents for real estate investments and financing agreements, compliance of SEC, FINRA, and Treasury regulations and conducted research for professors on domestic and international stock exchange rules and debt financing for social and environmental governance issues.
Attorney Scala is admitted to practice in Connecticut. He is a lifelong resident of New Haven County and a proud Italian-American. Attorney Scala grew up working in his family’s construction companies, running commercial and residential jobsites as a foreman, and holding managerial positions with other companies, providing him with an intimate view of the challenges and opportunities faced by small businesses. Gabriele enjoys staying active, spending time outdoors, playing rounds of golf, and riding his Harley-Davidson motorcycle.
Corporate Law and Business Transactions
Bankruptcy & Insolvency
Real Estate & Environmental Law
Estate Planning, Probate Administration & Litigation
U.S. Tax Court (2019)
New Haven County Bar AssociationConnecticut Bar Association
American Bar Association
Connecticut Italian American Bar Association
Albertus Magnus College (B.A., magna cum laude, 2015)
University of Connecticut School of Law (J.D. 2018)
University of Connecticut School of Business (M.B.A. in Finance 2018)
Treasurer – Churchill Institute