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K. Joshua Scott


P 603-559-2711 F 603-559-2701


K. Joshua Scott


Joshua Scott is a principal in the Portsmouth, New Hampshire, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. His practice covers all aspects of employment litigation, including state and federal claims and matters before administrative agencies such as the New Hampshire Commission for Human Rights, the New Hampshire Department of Labor, the Maine Human Rights Commission and the Equal Opportunity Commission.

Josh practices in both state and federal court and has handled cases involving claims of race, age, disability, sexual orientation and sex discrimination, as well as sexual harassment, retaliatory discharge, non-compete/restrictive covenant issues and medical leaves.

Honors and Recognitions

  • The Best Lawyers in America©, "Employment Law – Management" (2023)
  • Chambers USA, “Labor & Employment - New Hampshire” (2018-2021); “Up-and-Coming” (2021, 2022)
  • Martindale-Hubbell®, "AV Preeminent® - Peer Rated for Highest Level of Professional Excellence" (2017-present)

Professional Associations and Activities

  • American Bar Association
  • Maine State Bar Association
  • New Hampshire Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, President
  • New Hampshire State Bar Association
  • Portsmouth Historical Society, Board of Directors (2006 – 2012)
  • Rye Water District, Moderator