Brent Scott is a member of Bodman’s Workplace Law, Litigation and ADR, and Insurance Practice Groups. He represents corporations, insurers, and municipalities across multiple industries at both the trial and appellate levels in cases involving claims of discrimination, harassment, retaliation, and wage and hour issues brought under the Fair Labor Standards Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Whistleblowers Protection Act, Title VII, and the Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Act.
Mr. Scott has also litigated a broad range of commercial and business disputes including breach of noncompetition agreements, misappropriation of trade secrets, and tortious interference.
In addition to his employment practice, Mr. Scott has extensive experience successfully representing insurance companies in matters involving construction site injuries, automobile negligence, premises liability, and insurance coverage. This representation has resulted in dispositive relief and favorable settlements for many clients.
In law school, Mr. Scott clerked for the Michigan Attorney General’s Office in the Corrections Division, defending Department of Corrections employees named in civil rights law suits.
He is a member of the State Bar of Michigan (Labor and Employment, Litigation, Negligence, Young Lawyers and Insurance sections) and State Bar of Colorado, and is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan and the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals.
- Author, "Labor Department Issues Brief Guidance on Families First Coronavirus Response Act," Bodman COVID-19 Response Team Update, March 2020
- 01/24/2020Bodman Year in Review - 2019 Edition
- 01/16/2020Workplace Law Lowdown | The DOL Unveils Significant Revisions to the FLSA's Joint Employer Rule
- 10/01/2019Workplace Law Lowdown | PWDCRA Assessment of Essential Functions and Reasonable Accommodations Given Physical Examination Requirement
- 09/25/2019Workplace Law Lowdown | DOL Unveils Significant Revisions to Federal Overtime Laws, Increasing Salary Threshold to $35,568
- 05/02/2019Workplace Law Lowdown | DOL Provides New Insight on Employee vs. Independent Contractor Classification, Just As Michigan AG Launches Payroll Fraud Enforcement Unit
- Michigan State University College of Law, J.D., magna cum laude
Michigan State University, B.A.
- State Bar of Michigan