Scott has concentrated his practice in employment law and litigation since 1996. He represents employers and employees in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and New York.
Scott's practice spans the gamut of employment law, including the anti-discrimination, anti-retaliation, and anti-harassment statutes; wage payment and collection statutes; ERISA; and other federal, state, and local employment laws. He litigates employment claims in federal and state courts, handling all aspects of litigation through trial and on appeal. He also negotiates employment and severance contracts of all kinds, provides counseling on various employment-related issues, and has served as a private mediator and an arbitrator for employment claims.
Scott has been included in The Best Lawyers in America list, as published in U.S. News & World Report, every year since 2013. He has been named as a Super Lawyer in Pennsylvania every year since 2012.
Scott is a frequent lecturer on employment-related topics. He has appeared as a legal commentator on both radio and television, including the television show American Law Journal. To see Scott discussing age discrimination while appearing on the American Law Journal, click here:
Prior to joining our firm in 2001, Scott worked in the employment litigation department of Willig, Williams & Davidson in Philadelphia from 2000 to 2001, and the employment litigation department of Kaye Scholer LLP (now Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLC) in New York from 1996 to 2000. He served as a law clerk to U.S. District Judge Samuel B. Kent in Texas from 1995 to 1996.
Scott received his J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania in 1995 with various honors and awards, including cum laude, Order of the Coif, Editorial Board of the Law Review, Merna Marshall Moot Court finalist, and P. Pemberton Morris Prize for the top student in evidence, pleading and practice. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan in 1992, graduating magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, and with Highest Honors in Economics.
Scott is on the Planning Team for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute’s Employment Law Institute. He has provided numerous hours of pro bono legal services to several not-for-profit organizations and indigent individuals. Outside of his legal practice, Scott has served in various roles with not-for-profit organizations and has been heavily involved in several youth sports leagues, having coached more than twenty teams.