The Hon. Scott H. Gan

Part-time Professor of Practice

The Honorable Scott Gan was sworn in as a bankruptcy judge to the District of Arizona on September 11, 2014. Prior to taking the bench, he had an active bankruptcy and appellate practice at the law firm of Mesch, Clark & Rothschild, P.C. in Tucson, Arizona. Judge Gan received his undergraduate degree in Chemistry from the University of Arizona in 1977 and his J.D. from the University of Arizona-College of Law in 1980. Prior to joining Mesch, Clark & Rothschild, P.C. in 1986, he served four years as a Pima County Public Defender.


  • J.D. University of Arizona College of Law
  • B.A. University of Arizona

Admitted to Practice

  • Arizona

Work Experience

  • Judge
    U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona
    2014 - present
  • Attorney/Partner
    Mesch, Clark & Rothschild, P.C., Tucson, Arizona
    1986 - 2014
  • Trial Attorney
    Pima County Public Defender's Office, Tucson, Arizona
    1981 - 1985