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.
News & Publications
Alerts & Articles
- Ninth Circuit Holds Liability Waiver Combined with Disclosure Notice Form Violates Fair Credit Reporting Act02.06.2017
- California Court of Appeal Suggests, Without Deciding, Employers Must Accommodate Employees’ Association with Disabled Individuals09.09.2016
- California Court of Appeal Finds Employers Must Accommodate Employee’s Association With Disabled Individuals04.19.2016
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)
- Labor & Employment Law Blog, 02.15.2018
- Labor & Employment Law Blog, 01.11.2018
- Labor & Employment Law Blog, 12.08.2017
- Caught Between a Rock and a Hard Place - AB 450 Imposes New Legal Requirements for Employers During Worksite Immigration Enforcement ActionsLabor & Employment Law Blog, 10.13.2017
- Labor & Employment Law Blog, 09.21.2017
- Labor & Employment Law Blog, 08.24.2016
- Labor & Employment Law Blog, 07.20.2016
- Labor & Employment Law Blog, 04.15.2016
- Labor & Employment Law Blog, 03.28.2016
- EdLawConnect Blog, 03.25.2016
- Santa Monica Enacts Comprehensive Wage and Hour Ordinance Raising the Minimum Wage and Implementing Paid Sick LeaveLabor & Employment Law Blog, 03.07.2016
- California Department of Fair Employment and Housing issues Guidance on Transgender Issues in the WorkplaceLabor & Employment Law Blog, 02.22.2016