Scott Stillman specializes in employment law. He represents workers in a wide variety of cases, including discrimination, retaliation, sexual harassment, and wrongful termination matters throughout the State of California. He graduated from Stanford University and received his J.D. from Northeastern University School of Law.
Before joining McGuinn, Hillsman & Palefsky, Mr. Stillman gained practical experience working as an extern for Judge Susan Illston of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, as a legal intern for the San Francisco Office of the Public Defender, and as a law clerk for Altshuler Berzon LLP and Greater Boston Legal Services—Employment Unit. Also while at Northeastern, he was an active member of its Justice for Janitors Coalition and volunteered at Shelter Legal Services.
He has been recognized by Super Lawyers as a Rising Star and serves on the Executive Committee of the California State Bar’s Labor and Employment Law Section and on the Diversity Committee of the California Employment Lawyers Association. He is also a member of the National Employment Lawyers Association, and the Bar Association of San Francisco. Additionally, he is a regular volunteer with Legal Aid At Work.
Speaker, National Public Radio, KALW San Francisco 91.7 FM “Your Legal Rights: A Discussion Of New Employment Laws For 2017” (December 21, 2016).
Panelist, The Evolving Role of NLRB in Today’s Workplace, State Bar of California’s Labor & Employment Law Annual Meeting (April 21, 2016).
Speaker, National Public Radio, KALW San Francisco 91.7 FM “Your Legal Rights: New Laws For Employers And Employees In 2016” (March 16, 2016).
Speaker, National Public Radio, KALW San Francisco 91.7 FM “Your Legal Rights: Amendments To California’s Equal Pay Statute” (December 30, 2015).
Co-Presenter, Employing Interns And Volunteers: The Laws You Need To Know, The Bar Association Of San Francisco (May 27, 2015).
Speaker, National Public Radio, KALW San Francisco 91.7 FM “Your Legal Rights: What Can and Can’t Be Asked by an Employer in a Job Interview – Part 2” (May 28, 2014).
Speaker, National Public Radio, KALW San Francisco 91.7 FM “Your Legal Rights: What Can and Can’t Be Asked by an Employer in a Job Interview” (March 12, 2014).
Co-Presenter, Webinar: The NLRA’s Application To The Non-Unionized Workforce, The Labor and Employment Law Section of the State Bar of California (March 11, 2014).
Scott Stillman, Jeannette Vaccaro & Roxanna Iran, Employing Interns and Volunteers: The Laws You Need To Know, CEB: California Business Law Practitioner, Summer 2016.
Scott Stillman, Using The NLRA To Enforce The Rights Of Non-Union Employees, Plaintiff Magazine, April 2014.
Scott Stillman & Jeannette Vaccaro, Dutra and The Future of Wrongful Termination in Violation of Public-Policy Claims, Plaintiff Magazine, April 2013.