Scott Cummings

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment Litigation Attorney in Gardena, CA

Cummings & Franck, P.C.
 | 1025 West 190th Street, Suite 200
Gardena, CA 90248
Phone: 310-295-2195
Fax: 310-295-2180
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1999
Practice Areas:
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff
Attorney Profile

Scott Cummings takes the challenges that workers experience on the job seriously. A partner at Cummings & Franck, Employment Law Attorney, P.C., located in Gardena, California, he represents clients throughout Los Angeles County who have been harmed in some manner by their current or prospective employers. The types of matters that Mr. Cummings handles at both the trial and appellate level include wrongful termination, Title VII discrimination, sexual harassment, whistleblower retaliation, and violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Pregnancy Discrimination Act and the Family and Medical Leave Act.

Mr. Cummings works hard to hold companies accountable after they have violated workers’ rights and inflicted hardship through unfair treatment. In one notable case that received national attention, his efforts resulted in a jury verdict of approximately $1.6 million for a client who had been wrongfully terminated by his restaurant employer. Another case involving FMLA claims produced a jury verdict of nearly $2 million against the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority.

His interest in employee rights stems from his working-class upbringing. After military service with the United States Army Rangers, Mr. Cummings worked his way through college, and in 1996, he graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in history and philosophy from California State University Long Beach. Mr. Cummings then enrolled at Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, and he was awarded his Juris Doctor in 1999, graduating in the top 20 percent of his class. While in law school, he won several American Jurisprudence awards. Admitted to practice before all California state courts, Mr. Cummings is an active participant in the California Employment Lawyers Association.

 
Practice Areas
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Employment Litigation (100%): Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation

Focus Areas

Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation

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Selected to Super Lawyers for 5 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2020

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About Scott Cummings

Admitted: 1999, California

Professional Webpage: http://www.cummingsandfranck.com/employment-law-attorneys-ca...

Honors/Awards:

  • Long Beach State University, Most Outstanding Graduating Student Award
  • Loyola Law School, First Honors Awards and Bancroft Whitney Awards

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • Plaintiff obtained a jury trial verdict for $1,661,800.00 for wrongful termination and harassment against Roscoe's House of Chicken N' Waffles, 2015
  • Plaintiff obtained a jury trial verdict of $1.9 million against LA MTA for wrongful termination and disability discrimination, 2013

Educational Background:

  • Long Beach State University, Magna Cum Laude, Bachelor of Arts Degree with a major in History and a minor in Philosophy
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Office Location for Scott Cummings

1025 West 190th Street
Suite 200
Gardena, CA 90248

Phone: 310-295-2195

Fax: 310-295-2180

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Last Updated: 5/23/2019

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