Kelly O. Scott
Ervin Cohen & Jessup LLP
Partner and head of ECJ’s Employment Law Department
A : 9401 Wilshire Blvd., 9th Fl.
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
T : (310) 273-6333
Kelly O. Scott, Esq., head of ECJ’s Employment Law Department, has practiced law for more than 30 years. His experience includes representation of employers in all types of employment matters, including class actions, wrongful termination, discrimination and harassment, retaliation, wage and hour claims and advice and/or training for compliance with various employment laws. A distinguished thought leader, Mr. Scott has been quoted by a wide variety of news organizations, including CNN Entertainment, the Associated Press, Thomson Reuters, and E! News. He is also a published author and frequent speaker on employment law matters. Southern California Super Lawyers® has recognized Mr. Scott every year since 2005, and the Los Angeles Business Journal named him as one of the “Leaders of Influence: Labor & Employment Attorneys” in its October 24, 2022, edition. Kelly was also recognized in the 2023 edition of Best Lawyers in America and he maintains a Martindale-Hubbell peer review rating of AV Preeminent. He has served as Chairman of the Beverly Hills Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors.
WHAT IS THE FAVORITE THING ABOUT YOUR CURRENT JOB?
Understanding the operations of different types of businesses.
WHERE ARE YOU FROM ORIGINALLY?
San Diego, California. I was born in La Jolla.
WHAT ARE THE TOP 3 REASONS YOU ENJOY THE BEVERLY HILLS BUSINESS COMMUNITY?
It is a cutting edge business climate in an atmosphere that is very livable and friendly.
WHEN DID YOU JOIN THE BOARD?
Approximately 2005? I really do not remember; time flies when you are a part of the Chamber!
WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE CHAMBER EVENT?
The Garden Party is my favorite; great food, music and people!
WHAT IS ONE PIECE OF ADVICE YOU WOULD GIVE NEW CHAMBER MEMBERS?
Do what you enjoy and good things happen.
WHEN YOU AREN’T WORKING FOR YOUR COMPANY OR THE CHAMBER, WHAT ARE YOUR FAVORITE PASTIMES?
I enjoy spending time with my lovely wife and three amazing kids. I also play soccer on the weekends.