SCOTT SALMON, Counsel with the firm, is a litigator with a broad range of substantive experience in general business and election law. He regularly litigates in both state and federal trial and appellate courts. Scott also counsels and advises both individuals and businesses in every facet of the litigation process, including negotiation, mediation, discovery, as well as the trial and appeals process. Although Scott has considerable experience working with individual employees, including work revolving around the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (“NJLAD”), he has focused his practice on both closely-held businesses and, more specifically, franchises.
Additionally, Scott has a broad range of experience with regards to election law. Scott has advised and represented multiple campaigns, ranging from local to congressional, of various election-related issues, including ballot-access and recounts. Scott currently serves as the General Counsel to congressional candidate Tom Malinowski and serves as a Senior Adviser to multiple other federal and state campaigns.
Scott has performed the following representative matters:
- Successfully defended a lower court decision confirming an arbitration award, where Appellant sought to vacate under the Federal Arbitration Act (“FAA”);
- Defeated a motion for summary judgment filed by a multi-national franchisor seeking relief against a group of franchisees, in a matter pending before the District of New Jersey;
- Defeated a motion for summary judgment filed by an insurance company against an insured, in a matter pending before the Superior Court of New Jersey, Essex Vicinage; and
- Secured favorable results for a sexual harassment and assault victim asserting claims against a large public institution.
Scott’s writing has been featured and published in the following:
Scott earned his Juris Doctor from Washington and Lee University School of Law where he served as Managing Editor of the Journal of Energy, Climate, and the Environment. Prior to law school, he earned his Bachelor of Arts in History from Franklin & Marshall College.