Scott D. Myer

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment Litigation Attorney in Burbank, CA

Myer Law Firm
 | 3500 West Olive Avenue, Suite 300
Burbank, CA 91505
Phone: 310-277-3000
Fax: 310-855-3380
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1986
Practice Areas:
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (50%),
  • Civil Rights (20%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Employment & Labor: Employee (10%),
  • Entertainment & Sports (10%)
Attorney Profile

The founder of the Myer Law Firm, Scott D. Myer, represents clients throughout the State of California. He practices in several areas of law that include the following: employment law, civil rights, entertainment litigation, business law and personal injury. Mr. Myer's cases often involve sexual harassment, discrimination, wrongful termination, breach of contract, assault and battery, and automobile accidents. Mr. Myer represents employees, consumers, tort victims and other plaintiffs during all aspects of the litigation process, from pre-litigation to trial and even appeal, if necessary.

Mr. Myer decided to pursue a career in law after graduating magna cum laude with a degree in Economics from the University of California, Los Angeles, in 1983. He attended UCLA School of Law and received his Juris Doctor in 1986.

For over 3 decades Mr. Myer has been dedicated to preserving the rights of his clients. He settled a high school varsity soccer team hazing lawsuit for $4.5 Million against a local school district allocated among the 7 victim students, where his client received the highest allocation of $750,000.00 from the settlement funds in an allocation proceeding among all of the victims. He also won a multi-million dollar judgment in a contract interference and liability lawsuit, of which the liability aspect of a portion of the judgment was affirmed by the California Courts of Appeal. And, he has many 6-figure settlements, as well. A race discrimination lawsuit filed against the County of Los Angeles was settled with a $300,000.00 payment upon the board of supervisors' approval. Mr. Myer is a member of The State Bar of California, the California Employment Lawyers Association and the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles.

Many of Mr. Myer's cases have been featured in media publications such as The Hollywood Reporter, Variety, The Daily Breeze, The Sacramento Bee, the Daily Journal, Law360 and Courthouse News Service. He has appeared as a guest on TalkRadio 790 KABC, and had televised press conferences and interviews on ABC Channel 7 News Los Angeles, CBS Channel 2 News Los Angeles, KESQ Channel 3 News Palm Springs and CBS Channel 2 Local News Palm Springs to talk about legal cases he was involved. Mr. Myer also spoke on legal protection for people who are Vegan at UCLA School of Law.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Employment Litigation (50%): Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation

Civil Rights (20%): Americans with Disabilities Act, Police Misconduct, Race Discrimination, Discrimination

Personal Injury - General (10%): Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff

Employment & Labor (10%): Employment Law - Employee, Wage & Hour Laws, Whistleblower, Sexual Harassment

Entertainment & Sports (10%): Entertainment, Sports & Leisure Law

Focus Areas

Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation, Americans with Disabilities Act, Police Misconduct, Race Discrimination, Discrimination, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Employment Law - Employee, Wage & Hour Laws, Whistleblower, Sexual Harassment, Entertainment, Sports & Leisure Law

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 7 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2019

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About Scott Myer

Admitted: 1986, California

Professional Webpage: http://www.myerlaw.com/staff/scottdmyer.html

Honors/Awards:

  • American Jurisprudence Award Recipient in Partnership Planning, University of California, Los Angeles, (UCLA) School of Law, 1985

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of California, 2012
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of California, 2012
  • Supreme Court of the United States of America, 2003
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, 1993
  • United States Bankruptcy Court for Central District of California, 1987
  • United States District Court for the Central District of California, 1987
  • The State Bar of California, 1986
  • California Employment Lawyers Association (CELA)
  • Consumer Attorney Association of Los Angeles (CAALA)

Representative Clients:

  • Friedman v. Southern Cal. Permanente Medical Group, 102 Cal.App.4th 39 (2002)
  • Bravo v. Superior Court (County of Los Angeles), 149 Cal.App.4th 1489, 57 Cal.Rptr.3d 910 (2007)
  • Friedman v. Merck & Co., 107 Cal.App.4th 454 (2003)
  • Woods v. Rainbow Acres, 2002 WL 1980744 (Cal.App. 2 Dist.)
  • Chinea-Varela v. Columbia Broadcasting Systems, Inc., 4 Fed.Appx. 404, 2001 WL 137246 (9th Cir.(Cal.))
  • United Medical Management Ltd. v. Gatto, 49 Cal. App. 4th 1732, 57 Cal. Rptr. 2d 600 (1996 2nd District)

Educational Background:

  • University of California, Los Angeles, (UCLA), School of Law, 1986
  • University of California, Los Angeles, (UCLA), Economics, Phi Beta Kappa, Magna Cum Laude, 1983

Industry Groups

  • California Employment Lawyers Association (CELA)
  • Consumer Attorneys Association Of Los Angeles (CAALA)
Office Location for Scott D. Myer

3500 West Olive Avenue
Suite 300
Burbank, CA 91505

Phone: 310-277-3000

Fax: 310-855-3380

 

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Last Updated: 8/20/2018

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