Scott M. Pollins Esq.

Scott M. Pollins Esq.

Co-Counsel
Location:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Phone:
215-259-5723
Fax:
856-494-1707
Email:

Personal Purpose: Creating great futures for clients and colleagues

Areas of Practice

  • Employment Law
  • Executive Compensation & Severance Agreements
  • Business Lawyer & Corporate Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Sports & Entertainment Law
  • Arbitration & Mediation
  • Criminal

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 1995
  • New Jersey, 1995
  • Maryland, 1996
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit
  • U.S. District Court District of Maryland
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Wisconsin

Education

  • Dickinson School of Law of the Pennsylvania State University, Carlisle, Pennsylvania
    • J.D. - 1995
  • Bucknell University
    • B.S., Bachelor of Science - 1991
    • Major: Business Administration

Published Works

  • Drafting Employee Handbooks, April, 2014
  • The Legal Intelligencer Labor and Employment Law Roundtable, February, 2014
  • Representing Employees in Discrimination Cases – Inside the Minds (Aspatore Books), 2012

Classes/Seminars

  • When Shareholders or Directors are Considered ‘Employees’ or ‘Employers’', Employment Law Institute, April 2015
  • Sailing Through the Arbitration Waters: What Floats and What Sinks, ABA-ERR, panel presentation, March 2015
  • The Overlapping and Seemingly Conflicting Claims under The ADA, FMLA & ERISA, National Employment Lawyers Annual Convention, June 2014; webinar October 2014
  • Implementing the ADA’s Interactive Process and Current Trends in Reasonable Accommodation, Employment Law Institute, April 2014
  • Drafting Employee Handbooks, Pa. Bar Institute, four occasions - July and August 2013; Employment Law Institute, April 2014; webinar, December 2014
  • Ethical Issues in Preparing Fee Agreements, ABA-LEL, panel presentation, November 2013
  • Unpaid Internships, ABA-ERR, panel presentation, March 2013; webinar, June 2013
  • Impact of the Recession on Labor and Employment Lawyers and Their Clients – ABA-ERR, panel presentation in March 2011
  • Public Policy Wrongful Discharge Cases, NELA-EPa, February 2010
  • Taxation of Awards and Settlements in Employment Cases, Pa. Bar Institute, February and October 2009; NELA-EPa, October 2008; Montgomery Cty. Bar Assoc., October 2008
  • Conducted employment law training for compliance, intake and community relations staff of city’s human relations commission, Philadelphia Commission on Human Relations, January and November 2014
  • Conducted employment law training for managing lawyers of Philadelphia’s public defender’s office, Defender Association of Philadelphia, October 2013
  • Participated in Executive Mastery program, Gap International, Inc. , 2002-Present

Honors and Awards

  • Name to Super Lawyers: 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
  • Named to Super Lawyers Rising Stars: 2005, 2006, 2007

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • National Employment Lawyers Association Eastern Pa. chapter (NELA-EPa), President
  • Plaintiff’s Employment Panel for the US District Court for the EDPa, Co-chairperson
  • Philadelphia Volunteer Lawyer for the Arts (PVLA), Volunteer attorney
  • ABA-ERR, Member
  • NELA, Member
  • MWELA, Member
  • MELA (Maryland Empl. Lawyers Assn.), Member
  • AAJ, Member
  • PaAJ, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Pollins Law Firm (September 2014 - Present)
  • Willig, Williams & Davidson (April 2011 – August 2014)
  • Pollins Law Firm (April 1999 - April 2011)
  • White and Williams, LLP (September 1995 – July 1998)