- Broker-Dealer Litigation and Arbitration
- Commercial Litigation
- Labor and Employment
|Mailing Address||P.O. Box 49948, Sarasota, FL, 34230|
|University ||University of South Florida, B.A., 1996|
|Law School||Florida State University College of Law, J.D., 2000|
|Admitted||2001, 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.
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
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