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 - 2021
Licensed Since: 2006
Practice Areas:
  • Employment & Labor: Employer (60%),
  • Schools & Education (20%),
  • Employment Litigation: Defense (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
    • 60%Employment & Labor: Employer
    • 20%Schools & Education
    • 20%Employment Litigation: Defense
    Focus Areas

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


    Selected to Super Lawyers for 9 yearsbottom-image

    Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2021

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    About Scott Horton

    Admitted: 2006, New York

    Professional Webpage:


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

    Bar/Professional Activity:

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

    Pro bono/Community Service:

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

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:


    Educational Background:

    • University of Virginia School of Law, J.D., 2005
    • 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: 4/2/2021

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