Jennifer H. Scott
Jennifer H. Scott
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Jackson Office
Phone: 601.944.7722
Fax: 601.968.5593
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Practice Areas
Education
Mississippi University for Women, 1991, B.A.
Mississippi State University, 1994, M.A.
Mississippi College, 2004, J.D., summa cum laude
Work History
Visiting Instructor of English- Tougaloo College
English Teacher - Jackson Preparatory School
Adjunct Instructor - Hinds Community College
Adjunct Instructor - Legal Writing - Mississippi College School of Law
Admissions
Mississippi State and Federal Courts
Professional Organizations and Special Designations
Mississippi Bar Association
American Bar Association
Defense Research Institute
Capital Area Bar Association
Charles L. Clark Chapter of the American Inns of Court
Civic and Charitable Interests
Southern Christian Services for Children and Youth
ABOUT Jennifer H. Scott

Jennifer Hughes Scott practices primarily in the areas of employment law and workers' compensation. She represents employers in litigation matters involving federal discrimination and retaliation claims and state law claims. Ms. Scott also represents employers in actions before administrative agencies, including the Mississippi Workers' Compensation Commission and the EEOC, and in appeals of agency decisions to state court. She has represented employers during compliance audits and investigations conducted by both state and federal agencies, such as the Mississippi Department of Employment Security and the Wage and Hour Division of the United States Department of Labor. In addition, Ms. Scott assists employers with compliance issues that affect their daily business operations, counseling them about wage and hour issues, employee discipline, hiring and termination decisions, internal investigations, and accommodations. She has helped employers draft employment handbooks and policies and has assisted employers in implementing and administering their policies and procedures, termination decisions, internal investigations, and accommodations. Ms. Scott is admitted to practice in all state and federal courts in Mississippi. She is a member of the Labor and Employment Law section of both the American Bar Association and the Mississippi Bar and is a member of the Workers' Compensation section of the Mississippi Bar. She has been a seminar speaker on the topic of wage and hour issues.

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