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Cathleen Scott

Cathleen Scott

Licensed in Florida

Lawyer Cathleen Scott is the managing partner and founder of Scott Law Team, LLC. She specializes in the following areas of practice:

  • Arbitration
  • Breach of Contract
  • Class and Collective Actions
  • Discrimination
  • Equal Employment Opportunity (EEOC)
  • Employment Law (Employee/Employer)
  • Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
  • FINRA Hearings
  • Harassment
  • National Labor Relations Board (NLRB)
  • Non-Compete Agreements
  • Public Policy Violations
  • Retaliation
  • Severance Agreements
  • Unemployment Appeals (DEO)
  • Union Activity
  • Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA)
  • Unpaid wages and overtime (FLSA)
  • Whistleblowing Activities
  • Wrongful Discharge

Cathleen Scott was admitted to the Florida Bar in 1998 and has been Board Certified by the Florida Supreme Court in the areas of Labor and Employment Law since 2006. Ms. Scott is a certified mediator and former owner and President of ARC Mediation. She regularly lectures on employment law topics as well as alternative dispute resolution.

Involved in multiple organizations, Ms. Scott is the former chairperson of the Executive Committee for the Florida Bar Labor and Employment Law Section. She currently chairs the scholarship committee. Additionally, Ms. Scott is an active member of the National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA), a Fellow in the Litigation Counsel of America Trial Lawyer Honorary Society, and former Vice President and current Southern District Area Representative to the Association’s Florida Chapter (Florida NELA). She is a member of the Palm Beach County Chapter of the Florida Association of Women Lawyers (FAWL) and former chair of the Palm Beach County Bar Association’s Labor and Employment Law CLE Committee Section.

Practicing in state and federal courts, Ms. Scott is an accomplished litigator and services clients throughout the state. She is licensed in the Northern, Middle, and Southern Districts of Florida, and handles appeals of employment matters in the Florida’s Fourth District Court of Appeal as well as the United States Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeal.

Ms. Scott is recognized as a “Super Lawyer” by Thompson Reuters through her high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievements, received an AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating from Martindale Hubble – the highest level of professional excellence, and was recently featured as a Top Lawyer to Watch in 2014 by Lawyer at Law Magazine.

Cathleen was a presenter at the 2023 Advanced Judicial Studies Conference with Judge Joseph Curley and Judge Alan Forst, speaking as an expert on employment law.

Ms. Scott lives in Jupiter, Florida. Her hobbies include martial arts, skiing, and being with her family. Ms. Scott holds a black belt in Tae Kwon Do and has competed nationally – earning silver and bronze medals.

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