Perspectiva General

As Chief Data Officer, Scott Forman leads Littler’s data strategy, including how the firm uses data to improve internal business functions and client service delivery. He provides strategic direction on the creation of data-driven solutions that add value for clients and optimize internal processes. Scott also leads a cross-functional data governance program, manages a team of data scientists, and directs how the firm identifies, captures, classifies, maintains and applies data and information.

Scott’s forward-thinking and innovative approach to developing data-driven solutions and leveraging data assets internally and externally is shaped by his nearly 30 years of experience as a litigator and advisor. He has successfully represented clients in jury trials, class actions, appeals, and arbitrations and provided counsel across a wide-range of employment matters. Combining his depth of knowledge and experience managing large case teams with a data-driven approach, Scott has created award-winning solutions and processes that enhance legal strategies, identify potential problems before they escalate into larger issues and help companies better manage their workforces. His contributions have helped position Littler as one of the industry’s leading innovative law firms.

Prior to serving as Chief Data Officer, Scott’s role focused on guiding Littler’s innovation strategy and developing technology and data-driven solutions that improve the delivery of legal services and enhance operational efficiency. He is the founder of Littler’s Littler CaseSmart® (LCS), VirtualBinder, and Littler onDemand (LoD) platforms.

LCS uses proprietary technology, innovative staffing models and reengineered legal processes to better manage employment litigation. LoD leverages a similar combination of data-driven tools and optimized processes for delivering employment law advice and counsel. In addition to providing greater value and high-quality legal services, both solutions deliver critical data analytics and insights to help clients identify trends, manage risk and drive stronger business decisions.

VirtualBinder is a first-of-its-kind case management and data collection system that has also supported the continued expansion of Littler’s data ecosystem. The technology platform streamlines internal processes for managing litigation matters and provides data-driven insights, while increasing consistency and maximizing efficiency through automated workflows.

Scott is a founding member of the firm’s Innovation Advisory Council and previously served on Littler's Board of Directors. Additionally, he is a founding member of Littler’s Miami office and its former office managing shareholder. He is also a former co-chair of the firm’s Retail Practice Group.

He has received numerous awards for his innovative approach and the data-driven platforms he has created, including from the Association of Corporate Counsel, College of Law Practice Management, Financial Times, International Legal Technology Association, Law360 and National Law Journal. Widely regarded as a leading authority on data analytics and innovation in the legal industry, Scott is regularly quoted and published on data analytics, legal operations and related issues.

Afiliaciones Profesionales y Comunitarias


National Association of Professional Employer Organizations


Labor and Employment Law Section

Florida Bar


Named, Employment Law Trailblazer

The National Law Journal


Winner, Digitising the Practice of Law Award (Littler onDemand)

North America Innovative Lawyers Report, Financial Times


Named, Data-Driven Lawyer



Winner, ACC Value Champion Award (Littler CaseSmart)

Association of Corporate Counsel


Commended, Data, Knowledge and Intelligence sub-category (VirtualBinder) | Highly Commended, New Products and Services sub-category (Littler CaseSmart)

North America Innovative Lawyers Report, Financial Times


Finalist, Leadership Award | Finalist, Innovative Project of the Year - Internal/Firm-Facing Category (VirtualBinder)

Distinguished Peer Awards, International Legal Technology Association



Fastcase 50


Named, 10 Most Innovative Individuals

North American Innovative Lawyers Report, Financial Times


Named, Litigation Trailblazer

The National Law Journal


Winner, InnovAction Award (Littler CaseSmart)

College of Law Practice Management


Named, The Best Lawyers in America®


Named, Top Attorney

South Florida Legal Guide


Named, Top Lawyer

Labor & Employment

South Florida Business Journal


Named, Up & Comer

Labor & Employment

South Florida Business Journal


Recipient, Leo Goodwin Legal Scholarship for Academic Performance

News, Analysis & Press

Law Firm Data Scientists Are Letting Loose

The American Lawyer

June 7, 2023

How the Meaning of Law Firm 'Culture' Evolved in 2022

The American Lawyer

December 16, 2022

Employment Firms Forced to Scale Legal Advice Amid Jobs Crisis

Bloomberg Big Law Business

April 9, 2020

The Skills Every Future Lawyer Needs


February 10, 2020

How to Use Data to Make Better Workplace Decisions

HR Technologist

February 6, 2020

Littler launches new data-driven app

Legal IT Insider

May 14, 2019

Q&A With Hearst’s Legal Operations Director

Corporate Counsel

June 11, 2018

Building Consensus and Driving Change

Peer to Peer

February 1, 2018

Three Ways Data Can Improve Legal Operations

Today's General Counsel

December 1, 2017

How Unbundling is Reshaping the Legal Industry

LinkedIn Pulse

August 22, 2017

Managing Litigation and Benchmarking Through Big Data

Corporate Counsel

January 5, 2017

Data Can Help Hotel Executives Manage Workforce

Hotel News Now

October 29, 2016

Pricing Technology Innovation Yields Further Collaboration Among Clients & Law Firms

Thomson Reuters Legal Executive Institute

October 24, 2016

Lawyers Want Flexible Work Too

Working Mother

October 17, 2016

Sharing Knowledge and Producing Innovative Solutions

Thomson Reuters Forum Magazine

September 26, 2016

Putting Products into Services

Harvard Business Review

September 1, 2016

Big Data in Employment

Today's General Counsel

February 26, 2016

Cognitive Computing on the Rise

Law Week Colorado

February 1, 2016

Litigation Trailblazers: Scott A. Forman

National Law Journal

December 7, 2015

Benefit of Counsel: Optimizing Big Data

Staffing Industry Review

November 1, 2015

Using Big Data to Manage a Supermarket's Workforce

Progressive Grocer

October 21, 2015

In lean times, a lean approach to legal work

Chicago Lawyer

June 1, 2015

The Future of Compliance


May 1, 2015

Technology Digest

Legaltech news

April 1, 2015

Law Firm Programs Cater to Working Moms

Daily Business Review

January 30, 2015

Ahead Of The Curve: Three Big Innovators In Big Law

The Legal Whiteboard

August 24, 2014

Advantages of Case Management Platform Shared by Clients

Today’s General Counsel

April 1, 2014

Cautious Endorsement of Legal Project Management

Today’s General Counsel

April 1, 2014

Speaking Engagements

Trends in Profitability, Pricing and Using Data from the Client and Advisors’ Viewpoint

Sandpiper Partners Fourth Annual Managing Law Firm Profitability, Pricing and Data Analytics Conference

June 9, 2021

Using Data Analytics in a Pandemic Landscape and Beyond COVID

Sandpiper Partners Fourth Annual Managing Law Firm Profitability, Pricing and Data Analytics Conference

June 9, 2021

Restructuring Your Workforce: Proactive Planning to Safeguard Your Business

June 15, 2020

Disruption in the Delivery of Legal Services Conference

Sandpiper Partners, LLC

February 26, 2016


  • J.D., Nova Southeastern University, 1995
  • B.S., University of Florida, 1991

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