Litigator Scott L. Menger Joins Carlton Fields’ Growing Los Angeles Office

Litigation and Trials   |   November 5, 2019
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Los Angeles, California – Carlton Fields is pleased to announce that Scott L. Menger has joined the firm’s growing Los Angeles office as an associate. Menger is a member of the firm’s National Trial Practice’s Business Litigation Section.

Menger is the fifth attorney to join the firm’s Los Angeles office in 2019. In September, transactional Shareholders William Mark Levinson and Brad S. Markoff came aboard. Prior to that, the Los Angeles office added litigator Farah Z. Alkayed. Justin Wales, who co-chairs Carlton Fields’ Blockchain and Digital Currency Practice, also recently moved his practice to the Los Angeles office.

Menger’s hire also bolsters Carlton Fields’ nationally recognized litigation practice, which includes more than 150 attorneys in 11 offices across the country. The firm has hired 12 litigators in the last three months. Corporate counsel also named Carlton Fields a “Litigation Powerhouse” in a number of litigation areas including Complex Commercial Litigation in the 2020 BTI Litigation Outlook.

Menger is a commercial litigator with experience in both state and federal courts. His experience includes representing clients in matters involving breach of contract, conversion, fraud, and unfair business practices. Menger also has experience representing clients in matters involving civil rights violations and medical malpractice defense. Menger handles matters at all stages of litigation, including conducting depositions, arguing motions, representing clients at trial, and drafting appellate briefs. Recently, he was part of a trial team that won a $9 million jury verdict for a client in Los Angeles County Superior Court.

During law school, Menger served as a judicial extern to the Honorable Beverly Reid O’Connell of the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California and to the Honorable H. Chester Horn Jr. of the Los Angeles County Superior Court. Menger earned his J.D., cum laude, from Loyola Law School and his B.S. from the University of Southern California.

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