Scott Reich, J.D.

Enterprise Digital Counsel, American Express

Scott Reich is an author, entrepreneur, lecturer, and attorney.

A native New Yorker, Reich previously practiced law at Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP, where he represented companies and investment funds in their corporate affairs. He later co-founded OurHarvest, an online business aimed at creating a more sustainable local food system. Reich currently works in the General Counsel's Office at American Express, where he supports the company's innovative mobile and digital payment strategies.

Reich's book, The Power of Citizenship: Why JFK Matters to a New Generation, examines President Kennedy's emphasis on public service and how his legacy can be used to increase civic engagement today. He has lectured nationally and has appeared on many local and national media outlets, including NBC, CBS, Fox, MSNBC, Bloomberg, and Larry King Now.

Reich serves on the boards of several non-profit institutions, including the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation. In 2010, he was appointed by former NY Governor David Paterson to serve on the College Council of SUNY-Old Westbury. While an undergraduate at Penn, Reich received the Eisenhower Award for the outstanding thesis in Annenberg's Communication and Public Service program. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, where he was president of his class.

Scott Reich, a lecturer at the Annenberg School for Communication, is an author, entrepreneur, lecturer, and attorney.

Reich's Network

  • Political Communication
  • Institute for Public Service