Scott Siegner is an attorney in the Richmond office of Ogletree Deakins. Scott’s practice includes employment litigation and counseling, with a focus on litigating claims of employment discrimination, wrongful discharge, harassment, and wage and hour violations in both state and federal court. Scott has successfully represented clients in multi-day jury trials, state grievance hearings, agency investigations, mediations, and arbitrations.
Scott also regularly assists clients with risk management and compliance in relation to data privacy and data security. Scott is a member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals and provides guidance in all areas of cybersecurity and data privacy, including applicable state, federal and multi-national privacy and information security requirements. Scott’s experience defending clients in cases involving data breaches and privacy violations gives him a unique perspective when counseling clients on compliance with industry wide practices and regulatory requirements.
Prior to joining Ogletree Deakins, Scott worked as a litigation associate for a nationwide firm where he gained experience in medical malpractice, data breach litigation, sports law, products liability, creditors’ rights, and complex commercial litigation. Scott’s experience includes bilateral class action litigation, multi-district litigation, and representation of individual and industry plaintiffs and defendants. Scott also clerked for the Supreme Court of Virginia before entering private practice. While in law school, Scott served as Manuscripts Editor on the Editorial Board of the University of Richmond Law Review.