Overview

Allison Scott represents employers in labor law and various employment litigation matters, defending clients against allegations of wrongful termination, discrimination, wage & hour violations, harassment and other claims. Ms. Scott’s experience includes multiple stages of the litigation process, including drafting of briefs, motion practice, mediation sessions and administrative hearings. 

Prior to becoming a lawyer, Ms. Scott worked as a manager with a large movie chain, handling all aspects of human resources. As a manager, she gained an insider’s knowledge of employee issues such as hiring and discipline, team development and operational issues.

While in law school, Ms. Scott received a full merit scholarship, won a CALI Award for earning the highest grade in her class and served as Editor-in-Chief of the Nexus: Journal of Law & Public Policy. She also acted as a research assistant for two professors, summarizing relevant cases, law review articles, news articles, and state statutes for scholarly articles.

As a law student, Ms. Scott worked as a legal intern with the Riverside City Attorney’s Office. She also worked as a legal extern with the Orange County District Attorney’s Office, Environmental Protection Unit, researching legal issues.

Practice Areas

News & Publications

Publications

Ms. Scott is an active contributor to the firm’s publications and blogs. She has co-authored numerous client Alerts, including:

  • “California Legislative Season Impacts Employment Laws for 2017 and Beyond” (Oct. 2016)
  • “Employers Beware: An Employer’s Obligation to Engage in the Interactive Process Applies to Workers’ Compensation Claims” (Aug. 2016)
  • “California Employers Should Start Planning for Upcoming Minimum Wage and Minimum Salary Increases” (July 2016)
  • “California Court of Appeal Finds Employers Must Accommodate Employee’s Association with Disabled Individuals” (April 2016)

Education

J.D., Chapman University, Dale E. Fowler School of Law
B.A., University of California, Riverside

Admissions

  • 2015, California
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