Los Angeles Employment Attorney

The Law Offices of Scott R. Ames represents employees who have been wrongfully terminated, harassed, discriminated against, denied family or medical leave, denied their contractual rights, denied wages, overtime or meals and rest breaks, or other workplace rights.

Scott Ames, the firm's principal and founder, has obtained settlements and verdicts for his clients of over one hundred million dollars during his twenty-six year career as an employment lawyer. Mr. Ames' demonstrated record of success as a Los Angeles employment lawyer has resulted in him being named among the Top 100 Attorneys in Southern California in 2012, 2013 and 2015 by Super Lawyers Magazine®, and being recognized by Best Lawyers® in 2015 and 2017 as Lawyer of the Year in Los Angeles in Employment Law - Individuals.

Mr. Ames has also been named in Super Lawyers Magazine® as a "Southern California Super Lawyer" from 2007 to the present, and in Best Lawyers Magazine® as a "Best Lawyer in America" from 2006 to the present.

If you believe your rights in the workplace have been violated, please complete the questionnaire or call the firm for a consultation.

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