Jeff E. Scott is the Co-Managing Shareholder of Greenberg Traurig’s Los Angeles office and Co-Chair of the firm’s Global Litigation Practice. Jeff is a nationally recognized trial lawyer with substantial experience acting as lead trial counsel for many cases before judges, jurors and arbitrators. He represents clients in major litigation in a wide variety of areas, including media and entertainment, intellectual property, class action, unfair competition, commercial contract disputes, and business torts. His clients include some of the nation’s largest companies, such as: Ford Motor Company, Universal Pictures, Activision, Sony Pictures Entertainment, Twentieth Century Fox, and MoviePass.
Jeff was recently recognized as “Litigation Attorney of the Year,” by the Los Angeles Business Journal, and was lauded as a “go-to” litigator for major motion pictures studios and gaming companies. He has also been recognized by Legal 500 as a top commercial and international litigation attorney, The Hollywood Reporter as a winner of its “Top 100 Power Lawyers Award” and listed on Variety Magazine’s “Legal Impact Report,” and Acritas's “Star Lawyers,” list.
In addition to leading the firm’s preeminent Litigation practice of more than 600 attorneys worldwide, Jeff is actively involved in LA’s nonprofit community and sits on the board of the Constitutional Rights Foundation (CRF). Jeff is also a member of the American Bar Association, the Association of Business and Trial Lawyers, the Century City Bar Association and the Los Angeles County Bar Association.
- Class action and unfair competition defense
- Entertainment and intellectual property litigation
- Complex commercial litigation
- Partnership and corporate disputes
- Real estate litigation
- Alternative dispute resolution