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Scott Allen

Principal
Miami

P 305-577-7600
F 305-373-4466
Scott.Allen@jacksonlewis.com

Biography

Scott Allen is a Principal in the Miami, Florida, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. Since 1998, Mr. Allen’s legal career has been dedicated to counseling and defending employers in employment-related matters and counseling on behalf of management. He has been with Jackson Lewis since 2001.

Mr. Allen represents a broad range of management clients in state and federal courts and administrative tribunals concerning all types of employment litigation, including claims of discrimination on the basis of age, disability, race, national origin, sex, sexual harassment, retaliation, wrongful discharge, whistleblower retaliation, wage hour disputes, breach of contract, and state tort issues. Mr. Allen also provides on-going legal support and counsel on a daily basis for many of his clients. He routinely provides training to managers and supervisors in all areas of employment law, including but not limited to, supervisory training, sexual and racial harassment prevention, disciplinary practice, documentation policies, and safety and disability management. Mr. Allen also organizes and hosts the Miami/Fort Lauderdale Workplace Law Breakfast Series presented by Jackson Lewis.

Professional Associations and Activities

  • Florida Bar
  • Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, Trustee and member of the Human Resources and Business Education Committee

Pro Bono and Community Involvement

  • Volunteer Lawyers Project, Pro Bono Counsel for civil rights litigation issues

See AllPublications

August 7, 2017

New Florida Law Aims to Put Brakes on ADA Barrier-to-Access Lawsuits

August 7, 2017

Responding to the alarming proliferation of lawsuits in Florida alleging that places of public accommodations create barriers to access to disabled patrons, Florida has adopted what appears to be the first law in the country attempting to provide some defense to beleaguered businesses. The law authorizes qualified experts to inspect... Read More

January 8, 2015

Florida's Same-Sex Marriage Ban Ruled Unconstitutional; Clerks Begin Issuing Licenses

January 8, 2015

Ordering Florida court clerks to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, U.S. District Judge Robert L. Hinkle, in Tallahassee, has announced that his August 2014 decision finding Florida’s 2008 same-sex marriage ban violated the U.S. Constitution applied to all marriage-license applicants, not only to the couples named in the... Read More