Scott A. La Porta's practice primarily focuses on securities law, restrictive covenants, commercial litigation, and arbitration. He is a member of a team of Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP attorneys who represent large financial institutions in securities litigation and violations of contractual covenants.
Scott also represents professional employer organizations, corporations, medical practices, and other commercial organizations in general business litigation, specifically related to restraints of trade, non-service agreements, contracts, and other separation agreements. Scott also practices in the areas of construction and employment law and litigation.
Scott began his legal career as an Assistant Public Defender in Tallahassee, Florida. He has represented plaintiffs in cases of nursing home abuse and neglect, as well as mass torts. Scott previously worked on catastrophic injury cases across the United States.
12.17.2014 Shumaker Launches New Data Breach Practice Group
09.17.2012 Landmark Victory Against Merrill Lynch Upheld by Federal Court
05.08.2012 Broker-Dealer Litigation and Arbitration Practice Achieves Landmark Victory Against Merrill Lynch
04.18.2012 Sarasota Law Firm a Winner in Fight Between Merrill Lynch, Former Brokers - Sarasota Herald-Tribune
01.20.2012 Firm Announces Six New Partners
11.14.2014 Client Alert: Florida Information Protection Act of 2014 - One Of The Strictest Data Breach Statutes in the Nation
Events and Presentations
01.19.2016 You Had a Data Breach. Now What? presented by Douglas A. Cherry and Scott A. LaPorta at the Suncoast Technology Forum Techbyte Luncheon
02.17.2015 What Every Employer Needs to Know for 2015 presented at Sarasota Chamber University