Scott P. Jang is a principal in the San Francisco, California, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. He represents management in all areas of employment law, with particular focus on class actions and complex litigation. Scott is a member of the firm’s California Class and Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA) Action group, as well as a member of the California Advice and Counsel resource group.
Scott’s litigation experience covers the full spectrum of employment law. He has experience defending employers against claims for alleged discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wrongful termination, and unfair competition. He also has experience defending employers against various wage and hour claims, including claims for alleged overtime, meal and rest breaks, and business expense reimbursement. Scott's trial practice includes having served as second chair in a bench trial in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, in which a national beverage manufacturer fully prevailed on all claims for alleged misclassification. He has also served as first chair in several arbitrations for a national retailer for alleged wage and hour violations.
Scott has particular expertise navigating the federal court system. Prior to joining Jackson Lewis, he served as a judicial law clerk for U.S. District Judge Lawrence J. O’Neill of the Eastern District of California. And prior to holding that position, Scott served as a judicial law clerk for U.S. Magistrate Judge Jennifer L. Thurston of the Eastern District of California.