INDIANAPOLIS, IN (April 21, 2014)  Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the largest workplace law firms in the world representing management, is pleased to announce Scott J. Preston has joined the firm’s Indianapolis office as Shareholder.  Mr. Preston, who joins the firm from Littler Mendelson, has significant experience advising management on all facets of labor and employment matters.

“Scott is a proven leader and a great addition for our growing Indianapolis office,” said Resident Shareholder Michael W. Padgett.  “His extensive litigation experience brings tremendous value as we continue to expand our capabilities throughout the region.”

Mr. Preston regularly represents clients before state and federal courts and administrative agencies in all aspects of workplace law, including complex civil litigation and appeals.  In addition, he provides employers with litigation avoidance training as well as strategic advice and counsel. 

A regular speaker on a variety of employment law topics, Mr. Preston will be presenting at the American Institute of Architects’ national convention this summer on Dealing with Toxic Employees and Mitigating Risk Before it Damages Your Reputation as well as the National Association for Athletic Compliance’s national convention on Whistleblowing and Retaliation Inside Collegiate Athletic Departments.  He will also be presenting Auditing the Practices and Procedures of the Human Resources Department at the Institute of International Auditors Regional Conference in Indianapolis.

Mr. Preston, who has been selected for inclusion in Indiana Super Lawyers since 2012, is Co-Chair Elect of the Indianapolis Bar Association’s Sports & Entertainment Section and Executive Committee.  He also serves as President of the Williams Creek Town Council in Indianapolis.

Mr. Preston received his B.S. from the University of Nebraska and his J.D. from the Creighton University School of Law.

Jackson Lewis’ Indianapolis office can be reached by calling (317) 489-6930. 

About Jackson Lewis

Founded in 1958, Jackson Lewis is dedicated to representing management exclusively in workplace law. With over 770 attorneys practicing in 55 locations throughout the U.S. and Puerto Rico, Jackson Lewis is included in the AmLaw 100 and Global 100 rankings of law firms. U.S. News - Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" named Jackson Lewis the 2014 "Law Firm of the Year" in the Litigation-Labor and Employment category. The firm was also named a Tier 1 National “Best Law Firm” in Employment Law – Management; Labor Law – Management; and Litigation – Labor & Employment, and earned a spot on the BTI Power Elite for being recognized by corporate counsel as one of the top law firms in building and maintaining client relationships. The firm’s wide range of specialized areas of practice provides the resources to address every aspect of the employer/employee relationship. Jackson Lewis has one of the most active employment litigation practices in the United States, with a current caseload of over 6,500 litigations and approximately 550 class actions.

Jackson Lewis is a founding member of L&E Global Employers’ Counsel Worldwide, an alliance of premier employment law boutique firms and practices in Europe, North America, and the Asia Pacific Region.

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