Scott Mainquist represents employers in a variety of employment law matters in federal and state courts and before administrative agencies. His practice also includes labor law matters before the National Labor Relations Board.
In the area of employment law, Scott defends clients in civil litigation, including collective and class actions, involving various state and federal employment laws, including the FLSA, Illinois Minimum Wage Law (IMWL), Title VII, ADA, ADEA, and the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA). His practice also focuses on Illinois employment statutes and legislation, where he counsels clients on the impact of Illinois-specific employment statutes on their day-to-day workplace issues.
With respect to traditional labor law, Scott’s experience includes unfair labor practice charges, labor arbitrations, representation elections, union strikes, and providing advice and counsel regarding the National Labor Relations Act.
During law school, Scott served as senior article editor for Notre Dame’s Journal of International and Comparative Law.
Prior to law school, Scott was a four-year varsity football player at the University of Chicago. In 2015, he was awarded the Stagg Medal, given to best senior male student athlete. In 2014, he was a captain, All-American, and the UAA Defensive Player of the Year.