Scott Forman Takes the Helm of Littler's Miami Office

MIAMI, FL (September 15, 2011) – Littler Mendelson, P.C. (Littler), the nation’s largest employment and labor law firm representing management, named Scott Forman managing shareholder of its Miami office. Forman, who succeeds Lori Brown, will capitalize on the firm’s success in the region and further expand Littler’s footprint throughout Florida. Forman will also continue to be instrumental in advancing Littler’s innovations. Most notably, he pioneered the award-winning Littler CaseSmart® program, a platform designed in response to the shifting legal landscape and to meet the economic needs of the firm’s clients. Littler CaseSmart® was recently named the 2011 Project of the Year by the International Legal Technology Association (ILTA).

“Scott personifies exceptional legal talent and business leadership and we are pleased to have him take the helm of our Miami office,” said Marko Mrkonich, president and managing director of Littler. “His forward thinking and creative ideas have transformed the way we deliver legal services to our clients and we couldn’t be more proud of his accomplishments, particularly with the success of the Littler CaseSmart® program. We look forward to his continued efforts in positioning the firm’s strength and innovation in Florida and beyond.”

Joining Littler in 2003, Forman represents and advises employers in all aspects of employment law. He has a truly national practice, having handled matters in literally every state in the country. His established practice in employment litigation includes single-plaintiff, multi-plaintiff, and class action cases involving wrongful termination, breach of contract, employment discrimination and workplace harassment, public accommodation, and litigation relating to the enforcement and defense of restrictive covenants. His clients vary in size from Fortune 100 companies to small entities in a variety of industries, including retail, manufacturing, restaurants, automotive, trucking, professional associations and Professional Employer Organizations. Forman litigates cases in federal and state courts around the country, and he aggressively represents employers before administrative agencies, as well as in arbitrations. He also represents employers in appeals in administrative proceedings and state and federal courts. In addition to his litigation practice, Forman counsels employers on effective strategies for avoiding litigation and preparing for litigation that proves to be unavoidable.

As a leading authority on labor and employment law, Forman regularly conducts seminars on relevant and timely employment law issues and has served as a presenter at numerous business and legal industry events. He received his J.D. from Nova Southeastern University and his B.S. from the University of Florida.

About Littler Mendelson

With more than 825 attorneys and 52 offices, Littler Mendelson is the largest U.S.-based law firm exclusively devoted to representing management in employment and labor law matters. As the only U.S. member of the Ius Laboris global alliance, Littler has extensive resources to address the needs of multi-national clients, from navigating international employment laws and labor relations issues to applying corporate policies worldwide. Established in 1942, the firm has litigated, mediated and negotiated some of the most influential employment law cases and labor contracts on record.