Timothy H. Scott


Tim Scott is a partner in the New Orleans office.

His practice emphasizes employment litigation, particularly the defense of harassment and discrimination claims. Tim has successfully handled a number of jury trials as well as cases before the courts of appeals.

Tim also advises employers on a day-to-day basis on issues relating to compliance with the various state and federal laws applicable to employers.

Finally, Tim handles traditional labor law matters before the National Labor Relations Board, as well as arbitration of disputes involving collective bargaining agreements.

Tim also is a frequent lecturer to employer and lawyer groups on a variety of employment law topics including the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and the Fair Labor Standards Act.

He is "AV" Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell and he has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America since 2012. He has also been listed in Chambers USA, America's Leading Business Lawyers since 2013.


What To Do If Your Employee Is On The Ashley Madison "List?"
August 31, 2015

Legal Alerts

OSHA Issues Long-Awaited Final Rule On Personal Protective Equipment
November 27, 2007

Quotes and Soundbites

Fisher & Phillips' Scott: What SCOTUS' Arbitration Ruling Means For Local Employers
December 16, 2015

President Obama's Executive Order on Paid Sick Leave
September 11, 2015

Employers Seek Advice on Ashley Madison Scandal
September 1, 2015

Lawyers Advise Wait on Same-Sex Benefit Changes
July 2, 2015

Same Sex Marriages Impact Businesses
June 29, 2015

5 Tips To Protect Your Start-up
March 24, 2015

Protecting Your Startup
March 10, 2015

How to Prepare Your Business for Severe Weather?
March 5, 2015

Entrepreneur's Labor and Employment Law 101
April 23, 2014

Proposed Overtime Rules Could Expand Who Makes More
March 27, 2014

Proposed Overtime Rules Could Expand Who Makes More
March 14, 2014

Private Companies Face Expanded Whistleblower Protection
March 7, 2014

Tim Scott Explains Internal Revenue Service Changes on WWL-TV
January 22, 2014

Partner Tim Scott Explains How To Avoid Holiday Party Pitfalls on Fox 8
December 11, 2013

Boost in Energy Jobs Triggering FLSA Cases in Louisiana
October 18, 2013

Labor Laws Can Trip Up Lax Employers
October 16, 2013

Fifth Circ. Invites Bias Suits Over 'Horseplay,' Lawyers Say
October 1, 2013

Employers Must Tread Carefully With Social Media Checks
August 16, 2013

How to Handle March Madness in the Office
March 13, 2013

Madness in the Workplace: Employers Prepare for NCAA Tourney's Impact
March 1, 2013

Temporary Workers: Employ with Caution
August 23, 2012

Take Your Dog to Work Day
June 19, 2012


  • Loyola University New Orleans School of Law, New Orleans, LA
    J.D. 1991
  • Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA
    B.A. 1988

Bar Admissions

  • Louisiana
  • Massachusetts