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In the hundreds of employment cases Matt Scott has handled, he has seen nearly everything. While every case is different, some employment law issues are more common than others. At Scott Law Firm PLLC, our skilled employment lawyer in Dallas is committed to providing quality counsel you can depend on.

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    Illegal retaliation usually refers to an adverse action, like a termination or demotion, taken in response to an employee complaining about or opposing unlawful workplace discrimination. It can also refer to retaliation for filing a claim for workers’ compensation benefits for a workplace injury. While not all retaliation is unlawful, if you have complained about or opposed discrimination, or if you have been injured on the job and sought worker’s compensation benefits, and have then been retaliated against because of it, that is unlawful.


    An employer cannot discriminate against you because of your race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity. It is illegal for an employer to use any of these reasons to fire, demote, or refuse to hire you. If you have experienced discrimination at work, that is unlawful. Scott Law Firm PLLC can help.

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    Harassment takes many forms. One of the more common types is sexual harassment, which is unwanted verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature. But it is also unlawful to harass an employee because of any protected characteristic or trait, including age or disability. Harassment is never acceptable.

    Wage & Hour

    Federal law requires your employer to pay non-exempt employees a minimum hourly wage plus one and one-half times that rate for all hours worked over forty in a week. Many your employer do not understand these provisions, and many simply ignore them.

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    Matt Scott's Unique Approach to Employment Law

    • We Go to Court for You

      With 17 years of defense experience, Matt Scott is confident in the courtroom and knows how to strategize and position your case well in trial.

    • Board Certified Attorney

      Matt Scott has held his Board Specialization in Labor and Employment Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization for nearly 20 years.

    • Honesty & Transparency

      Matt Scott isn't interested in wasting anyone's time. You can expect honest, straightforward answers to your questions to get the help you need.

    • Personalized Representation

      No two cases are ever the same. If Matt Scott takes your case, he will create a legal strategy that fits your unique situation and meets your personal needs.

    Real Employees Share Their Experiences

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    • I strongly recommend him.

      “Matt represented me for nearly four years—from the start, all the way through trial, and then afterward–to ensure we received what we were owed. He never gave up. I am so glad we found him, and I am so grateful for everything he did for me.”

      - Alona B.
    • Matt was great to work with.

      “He kept me informed. He was honest with me about my case. And best of all, he was able to resolve it early. I can’t thank him enough for being there for me.”

      - Alfreda H.
    • I was very happy with how Matt handled my case.

      “He was able to get it resolved early, which I appreciated. He kept me informed and up to date on everything. I strongly recommend him.”

      - D. Luna
    • Matt figured out my case fast and was able to resolve it quickly.

      “I was so happy to have found him. I encourage anyone needing an employment lawyer to call Matt!”

      - Jessica S.
    • One of the best employment lawyers.

      “In my 35 years of practicing law in Texas, I can say that one of the best employment lawyers I have ever had the honor of referring my toughest employment cases to, is Attorney Matt Scott from Dallas.”

      - Attorney Howard Rosenstein

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