Scott Ames

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment Litigation Attorney in Los Angeles, CA

Law Offices of Scott R. Ames, P.C.
 | 1880 Century Park East, Suite 614
Los Angeles, CA 90067
Phone: 310-935-0225
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2018
Licensed Since: 1990
Practice Areas:
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (90%),
  • Employment & Labor: Employee (10%)
Attorney Profile

As the founder and principal of the Law Offices of Scott R. Ames, A Professional Corporation, Scott Ames handles numerous employment and labor law matters. For more than 20 years, he has built a reputation as a staunch advocate for the rights of employees facing discrimination, wage and hour disputes, wrongful termination and harassment. He also represents clients with cases involving breach of contract, family and medical leave, trade secret matters and unfair competition. Mr. Ames accepts clients in Los Angeles, California, and throughout Orange County and Southern California.

Possessing a strong commitment to the protection of workers' rights, Mr. Ames has achieved numerous multimillion-dollar verdicts and settlements. He prides himself in his meticulous and professional approach to each case, as well as the personalized attention he provides to every client.

After receiving a Bachelor of Arts in 1985 from the University of California, Berkeley, Mr. Ames earned his Juris Doctor from Santa Clara Law in 1989. He is licensed to practice law in the state of California.

His dedication to the highest legal standards has earned Mr. Ames the respect of his peers. He has been named in The Best Lawyers in America* each year since 2006 and frequently lectures on employment law at continuing legal education programs throughout the state. Additionally, Mr. Ames serves on the executive committee for the Los Angeles County Bar Association's Labor and Employment Law Section. He is an active member of numerous bars and associations, including The State Bar of California, the California Employment Lawyers Association and the National Employment Lawyers Association.

* The Best Lawyers in America® 2013. Copyright 2013 by Woodward/White, Inc., Aiken, SC

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Employment Litigation (90%)

Employment & Labor (10%)


Selected to Super Lawyers for 12 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2018

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About Scott Ames

Admitted: 1990, California

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Honors and Awards:

  • Reputation as one of the top Labor and Employment lawyers in Southern California
  • "Best Lawyer in America", 2006 to Present
  • Top 100 Attorneys in Southern California, 2012 and 2013

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • State Bar of California
  • National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA)
  • California Employment Lawyers Association (CELA)
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association (Labor and Employment Section), Executive Committee Board member

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Featured writer of CELA VOICE and California Employment Lawyers Association Blog
  • 50 is not the new 30 when you need a job
  • Let's drink to the hard working people

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • David Mango v. Cities of Maywood and Bell
  • Latasha Byears v. The Los Angeles Lakers and LAL Women's Basketball, LLC aka the Los Angeles Sparks
  • Eric Nimmo v. Montage Hotels & Resorts LLC, Case No. 30-2009-00117583-CU-WT-CJC

Educational Background:

  • UC Berkeley, B.A., 1985
Office Location for Scott Ames

1880 Century Park East
Suite 614
Los Angeles, CA 90067

Phone: 310-935-0225


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Last Updated: 5/16/2018

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