Scott W. Burton

Scott W. Burton D.C. Employment Attorney Hunton Andrews Kurth
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Scott Burton is an Associate at Hunton Andrews Kurth's D.C. office. He counsels and defends employers facing a broad range of complex employment and labor-management issues.

Scott provides timely advice on avoiding and defending against employment matters including discrimination, harassment, and retaliation allegations, wrongful termination, theft of trade secrets, violations of restrictive covenants, and wage and hour issues. He also has experience drafting and implementing employer policies, employee handbooks, severance and release agreements, as well as managing the discipline and termination processes.

Scott’s traditional labor practice encompasses advice and representation for clients in response to charges before the National Labor Relations Board. In offering counsel, Scott prides himself on his attention to the client’s short- and long-term strategic business goals.

As an associate, Scott has aided clients in all stages of litigation in federal court, as well as administrative hearings related to the Fair Labor Standards Act, Title IX, the Occupational Health and Safety Act, Title VII, and others, and corresponding state law claims.

Prior to joining the firm, Scott worked at the US Department of Commerce, handling all aspects of the Agency’s nationwide employment and labor-management advice and litigation, including frequent litigation before administrative agencies such as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Merit Systems Protection Board, as well as interpretation of the Federal Labor Relations Act.

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