Scott P. Horton

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment & Labor Attorney in Orchard Park, NY

Horton Law PLLC
 | 4955 Chestnut Ridge Road, Suite 203
Orchard Park, NY 14127
Phone: 800-646-4010
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2019
Licensed Since: 2006
Practice Areas:
  • Employment & Labor: Employer (60%),
  • Employment Litigation: Defense (20%),
  • Schools & Education (20%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Scott P. Horton is the founder of Horton Law PLLC in Orchard Park, New York. Horton Law is one of the few employer-focused law firms in the Buffalo and Niagara metropolitan area. Mr. Horton also serves clients in the Southern tier, including Chautauqua and Cattaraugus counties, and throughout New York.

Licensed to practice law since 2006, Mr. Horton has more than 10 years of experience handling employer litigation matters and advising employers who are facing legal issues. His clients come from a variety of sectors, including education, health care, nonprofit and professional services. Just some of his areas of experience include discrimination, employee leaves, hiring problems, terminations and union issues. He was included among the 2012 “Who’s Who in Law” list by Buffalo Business First and has been featured in the publication “The Best Lawyers in America” for several consecutive years.

Mr. Horton holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Virginia. He earned his law degree from the University of Virginia School of Law. Along with being licensed to practice in all New York state courts, Mr. Horton is admitted before the U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Western Districts of New York and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit.

An active member of his local and statewide legal community, Mr. Horton belongs to the Bar Association of Erie County, the New York State Bar Association and the New York State Public Employer Labor Relations Association. He also belongs to national organizations, including the American Bar Association and the National Public Employer Labor Relations Association.

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Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Employment & Labor (60%): Wage & Hour Laws, Labor Law

Employment Litigation (20%): Employment Discrimination, Employment Law - Employer

Schools & Education (20%): Education, Schools

Focus Areas

Wage & Hour Laws, Labor Law, Employment Discrimination, Employment Law - Employer, Education, Schools


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Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2019

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About Scott Horton

Admitted: 2006, New York

Professional Webpage:


  • Who's Who In Law (Labor & Employment), Buffalo Business First, 2012
  • The Best Lawyers in America®, Employment Law – Management, 2014-present
  • Super Lawyers – Upstate New York®, Employment and Labor Law, 2013-present

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Organization of Public Employer Negotiators
  • New York State Public Employer Labor Relations Association
  • National Public Employer Labor Relations Association
  • Bar Association of Erie County – Chair, Municipal & School Law Committee; Labor Law Committee
  • New York State Bar Association – Labor & Employment Law Section
  • American Bar Association – Section of Labor & Employment Law
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for Second Circuit
  • U.S. Dist. Court for the Northern District of New York
  • U.S. Dist. Court for the Western District of New York
  • New York

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Leadership Buffalo – Rising Leaders 2011
  • Orchard Park Little League – Baseball Coach

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:


Educational Background:

  • University of Virginia, B.A., with distinction, 2002

Industry Groups

  • Education
  • Health Care
  • Manufacturing
  • Municipal
  • Non-Profit
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Office Location for Scott P. Horton

4955 Chestnut Ridge Road
Suite 203
Orchard Park, NY 14127

Phone: 800-646-4010

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Last Updated: 5/9/2019

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