Scott Ames has been litigating wrongful termination, discrimination, harassment, family and medical leaves, unfair competition and trade secret matters, and wage and hour class actions on behalf of employees for over twenty-six years. Mr. Ames has obtained settlements and verdicts for his clients totaling more than a hundred million dollars, and he has established a well-deserved reputation as one of the top Employment Lawyers in Southern California. Mr. Ames' demonstrated record of success has resulted in him being named among the Top 100 Attorneys in Southern California in 2012, 2013 and 2015 by SuperLawyers and Los Angeles Magazines, and recognized by SuperLawyers and Los Angeles Magazines in the field of Labor and Employment Law from 2007 to 2016. Mr. Ames was awarded “Lawyer of the Year in Employment Law - Individuals” in 2015 and 2017 by Best Lawyers®, and been recognized by Best Lawyers® in the field of Employment Law - Individuals from 2006 to 2017.
Mr. Ames speaks frequently at legal programs throughout California on employment law, is a long-standing member of the Executive Committee of the Los Angeles County Bar Association’s Labor and Employment Section, and a long-standing member of the California Employment Lawyers’ Association. Mr. Ames is also active in his community, and has served on a number of committees and boards of non-profit organizations which seek to improve the lives of the disenfranchised or working poor.