Kirsten Scott

Kirsten Scott

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employee Benefits Attorney in San Francisco, CA

Renaker Hasselman Scott LLP
 | 235 Montgomery St., Suite 944, San Francisco, CA 94104
Phone: 415-653-1733
Selected to Rising Stars: 2014 - 2017
Licensed Since: 2007
Practice Areas:
  • Employee Benefits (70%),
  • Employment & Labor: Employee (30%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Spanish
Attorney Profile

Kirsten Scott provides advice and representation to individuals in various employee benefit and employment matters, including pension and disability benefit claims, medical leaves of absence, employment misclassification, severance negotiation, and unpaid wages. She represents clients in individual, multi-plaintiff and class action cases. 

About Kirsten Scott

Admitted: 2007, California

Professional Webpage: http://renakerhasselman.com/attorney-profiles/kirsten/

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • AIDS Legal Referral Panel (2012-2014)
  • NELA Annual Convention Committee (2012-2014) Board Member
  • Diversity Vice-Chair, ABA Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section, Employee Benefits Committee 
  • Co-Chair, ABA Labor and Employment Law Section, Employee Benefits Committee, subcommittee on Reporting & Disclosure

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Mock Trial Coach, Bar Association of San Francisco (2011-2012)
  • Supervising Attorney, Legal Aid Society - Employment Law Center Workers' Rights Clinic (2007-present)

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • American Bar Association, Litigation, Class Actions & Derivative Suits Section, Newsletter Article, Nov. 21, 2011. “Consumer Protection and Employment Cases After Concepcion”
  • National Employment Lawyers Association, Annual Convention, New Orleans, LA, June 2011. “Let There Be No Right Without a Remedy – Maximizing Recovery Under ERISA Section 510” (panelist) 
  • American Bar Association, TIPS Midwinter Symposium on Insurance & Employee Benefits, Florida, Jan. 17-19, 2013. “Anatomy of a Benefits Case” (panelist)
  • Pension Rights Center, U.S. Administration on Aging’s Pension Counseling and Information Projects, National Training Conference, Washington, D.C., April 2013. “Retaliation, Interference, and Pension Benefits: Claims Under ERISA Section 510” (speaker)
  • National Employment Lawyers Association, Annual Convention, Boston, MA, June 25-28, 2014. “Ethical Issues in Representing Multiple Plaintiffs in Multi-Plaintiff, Mass, Collective and Class Actions” (panelist) 
  • American Bar Association, TIPS Midwinter Symposium on Insurance & Employee Benefits, Clearwater Beach, Florida, Jan. 15-17, 2015. “Plan Overpayment Claims Against Participants” (panelist)
  • ERISA Litigation, 5th ed., Chapter 12, “What Is the Statute of Limitations?” (BNA) (2012-2016 annual updates)
  • Employee Benefits Law, 3rd ed., Chapter 4, “Reporting and Disclosure” (BNA 2000) (Chapter Editor, 2013-2015 annual updates) ERISA Litigation, 5th ed., Chapter 12, “What Is the Statute of Limitations?” (BNA) (2012-2016 annual updates)
  • California Wage and Hour: Law and Litigation Practice Guide, Chapter 13, “Mediating Wage and Hour Disputes” (CEB 2005) (2011-2015 annual updates), which won 2011 “Best Publication” Award of Professional Excellence by the Association for Continuing Legal Education
  • American Bar Association, TIPS Midwinter Symposium on Insurance & Employee Benefits, Clearwater Beach, Florida, Jan. 14-16, 2016. "New Waves of Litigation Regarding Healthcare Provider Fraud and ACA Interference and Discrimination Claims” (panelist)
  • San Mateo County Bar Association Labor and Employment Section’s Annual Employment Law Updates Presentation, Redwood City, CA, March 3, 2016 (panelist)

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • Kirsten's accomplishments include helping retirees who lost millions of dollars in retirement savings win a $36.8 million judgment in Beeson v. Fireman's Fund Insurance Co., Inc., following a seven month civil trial in California Superior Court.
Office Location for Kirsten Scott

235 Montgomery St., Suite 944
San Francisco, CA 94104

 

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Last Updated: 2/17/2017

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