Scott Terrell is an experienced state and federal litigator. He specializes in representing organizations of all sizes in matters involving wage and hour law, employment discrimination and retaliation, trade secrets and employee defalcation, and other areas of labor and employment law. Scott is uniquely skilled at navigating the nuances and parameters of state and federal law and utilizing them to achieve the goals of his clients. In addition to representing clients in state and federal court and arbitration proceedings, Scott has presented to employers on wage and hour laws, medical and recreational marijuana use regulations, updates to anti-discrimination laws, whistleblower laws, and non-compete laws at the state and federal levels.
Prior to specializing in management-side labor and employment law, Scott clerked on the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California and served as a trial and appellate prosecutor in New York City.
Scott graduated cum laude with a degree in English from Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia, where he earned Departmental Honors in English and was inducted into the International English Honor Society. After graduation, he served as an intern on Capitol Hill and completed graduate coursework at the George Washington University School of Political Management. Scott then attended law school at the University of Virginia School of Law in Charlottesville, VA. While in law school, Scott served as a member of the Policy Council for the Black Law Students Association. He also participated in Moot Court and various mock trials.
He presently lives in Atlanta with his best friend, a Shiba Inu puppy named Judo.