Scott D. Wilson

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Top Rated Employment & Labor Attorney in Baton Rouge, LA

Scott D. Wilson, A Professional Law Corporation
533 Europe Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Phone: 225-388-9788
Fax: 225-344-1200
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2022
Licensed Since: 1989
Practice Areas: Employment & Labor: Employee (50%), Business Litigation (30%), Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (20%)
Attorney Profile

Scott D. Wilson

533 Europe Street, Baton Rouge, LA 70802; Ph. 225-388-9788; Fax 225-344-1200; email [email protected]

Mr. Wilson earned his J.D. from Berkeley Law at the University of California, Berkeley, and his B.A. from LSU.

Scott D. Wilson practices in employment litigation and business and commercial litigation, and is a talented and sought-after appellate advocate.

About Scott D. Wilson

Admitted: 1989, Louisiana

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Educational Background

  • B.A., Louisiana State University, 1985


  • Law Review, Moot Court Board, Moot Court Honors Award, American Indian Fellowship, American Jurisprudence Award

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Louisiana Advocates, 27:6, June 2012, pp. 18-21, Maximize Recoverable General Damages Using Tort Claim For 'Bad Faith' Insurance Practices, 2012
  • Louisiana Bar Journal, 45:3, Oct. 1997, pp. 254-257, Tort Liability For Wrongful Discharge In Louisiana, 1997
  • This articles discusses the intersection of "at will" employment and the doctrine of "hostile work environment.", “At Will” Employment and “Hostile Work Environment", 2017
  • This article examines the definition(s) of "excusable neglect," a term used in a number of different contexts to allow, e.g., late filing of pleadings and other things., What Is "Excusable Neglect", 2017
  • This article correctly predicted that the Fifth Circuit would join other circuits in giving no deference to factual determination of plan administrators in ERISA cases., The Fifth Circuit May Overrule Pierre v. Connecticut General Life Ins. Co. and Give No Deference to Factual Determinations of Plan Administrators Unless Plan Contains Discretionary Clause, 2017
  • Louisiana Advocates, 27:9, Sept. 2012, pp. 23-24, "The View: Fact Finder On Site At Trial", 2012
  • This articles discusses the burden of proof in Fair Labor Standards Act cases involving allegations of unpaid overtime pay., Burden of Proof in Fair Labor Standards Act Overtime Cases, 2017
  • This article explores the liability of individuals under the Fair Labor Standards Act and the Family and Medical Leave Act., Individual Liability Under the Fair Labor Standards Act and the Family and Medical Leave Act, Wage And Hour And FMLA Employment Litigation, 2017
  • This article explores the importance vel non of good faith to a finding of liability by the lender in lender liability cases., Good Faith in Lender Liability Cases, Commercial Litigation, 2017
  • The EEOC issues a Notice of Right to Sue.  Traditionally the Notice of Right to Sue is a part of the exhaustive remedies which must be exhausted before suit is filed.  This article explores case law holding that the Notice of Right to Sue is not jurisdictional, and a case may be filed without a Notice of Right to Sue if a Charge of Discrimination has been filed with the EEOC., Notice of Right to Sue Is Not Jurisdictional, 2017
  • This article explores a case in which the plaintiff appeared to be "clearly better qualified" than the person who was promoted over, who was outside any protected class.  "Clearly better qualified" is the established standard in this sort of case.  In this case, the Fifth Circuit examined the facts and affirmed a district court decision that all but eviscerates this standard by which discrimination in promotions has traditionally been decided., The 'Clearly Better Qualified' Standard for Discriminatory Denial of Promotion Appears Dead in the Fifth Circuit, Employment Discrimination Litigation, 2018
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Office Location for Scott D. Wilson

533 Europe Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70802

Last Updated: 7/22/2021

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