Scott A. La Porta: Lawyer with Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP

Scott A. La Porta

Sarasota,  FL  U.S.A.

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Practice Areas

  • Broker-Dealer Litigation and Arbitration
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction
  • Labor and Employment
  • Litigation
  • Data Breach
Mailing AddressP.O. Box 49948, Sarasota, FL, 34230
University University of South Florida, B.A., 1996
Law SchoolFlorida State University College of Law, J.D., 2000
Admitted2001, Florida; 2003, United States District Court Middle District of Florida; 2008, United States District Court Northern District of Florida; 2009, United States District Court Southern District of Florida

Professional and Community Affiliations

•Sarasota County Bar Association
•Manatee County Bar Association


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.

News Releases
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
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
02.17.2015 What Every Employer Needs to Know for 2015 presented at Sarasota Chamber University


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Florida Information Protection Act of 2014 - One Of The Strictest Data Breach Statutes in the Nation
Michael D. Bressan,Douglas A. Cherry,Scott A. La Porta,Jarrod J. Malone,Ryan S. Nichols, January 9, 2015
If your business stores personal information of Florida Residents, you must be aware of a new Florida statute that has created specific reporting requirements in the case of a data breach. Failure to comply can result in significant fines up to a half a million dollars. This newly passed Florida...
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Scott A. La Porta

240 South Pineapple Avenue
SarasotaFL 34236


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