Scott McKessy is a seasoned litigator with more than fifteen years experience representing clients in complex regulatory matters and civil litigations in both federal and state court. Prior to joining Halloran & Sage he was a partner in the New York City office of a large international law firm. Scott has represented clients in shareholder disputes, class actions and Security Act litigations, as well as in bankruptcy court, work outs and corporate dissolutions. His experience includes handling multi-million dollar fraud actions, sophisticated contract disputes, business torts, land disputes and leading internal investigations in response to regulatory probes. Scott also handles a wide variety of employment matters including employment disputes, trade secret cases, and EEOC and NYSDHR claims. Indeed, Scott's diverse range of experience allows him to be creative in advising clients without ever sacrificing sound judgment.
Additionally, Scott frequently counsels clients on information retention policies and compliance with federal and state electronically stored information (ESI) requirements. In fact, Scott has spoken on this topic, in the context of Retention Policies, Federal Rules, and Litigation Holds several times, and has significant experience managing ESI preservation, collection, review and production on small and large scale projects. He has also assisted clients in vetting vendors to assist with enterprise content management, early case assessment protocols and litigation holds.
Hobbs, Inc. v. Charter Oak Fire Ins. Co., FSTCV094015833S, 2014 WL 1876898 (Conn. Super. Ct. Apr. 8, 2014)
Insurance Law Update, 10/10/2014 (Resident, Westport)