John Scolo

John Scola, Founding Partner

Mr. Scola is the founding partner of the Law Office of John A. Scola, PLLC. Mr. Scola is an experienced litigator specializing in significant personal injury and employment law. Mr. Scola has represented clients in several high-profile matters. Most recently he was prominently featured in the film Crime + Punishment which features him, along with 18 clients that he previously represented or is currently representing in discrimination and civil rights matters. The award-winning film focuses on the plight of twelve minority police officers (NYPD 12) in their efforts to stop discriminatory policing practices in New York City by the filing a monumental lawsuit in Federal Court. The film premiered at Sundance Film Festival in 2018 and is available now on Hulu.

In addition to his practice as an attorney, Mr. Scola is an Adjunct Professor of Law at New York Law School, where he teaches a negotiation class to current law students. Mr. Scola was recently named by the National Trial Lawyers Association as a member of the Top 40 under 40, which is an award given to the Top 40 attorneys under 40 years of age in New York state.

Throughout his practice, Mr. Scola has earned millions of dollars for his clients and continues to fight tirelessly to ensure his clients receive justice for the wrongs they have unfortunately suffered. Mr. Scola prides himself on finding creative litigative solutions to the most complex legal issues and fighting tirelessly to implement these strategies to achieve the goals of his clients.

Contact Now: 917-423-1445

Areas of Practice:

Personal Injury

- Construction Accidents
- Motor Vehicle Accidents
- Slip and Fall Accidents
- Trucking Accidents
- Wrongful Death Claims
- False Arrest
- Traumatic Brain Injuries
- Malicious Prosecution

Employment Discrimination

- Sexual Harassment
- Race/National Origin Discrimination
- Gender Discrimination
- Age Discrimination
- Disability Discrimination
- National Origin Discrimination
- First Amendment Retaliation
- Retaliation
- Whistleblower Claims
- Wrongful Termination

Bar Admissions

- New York State
- Eastern District of New York
- Southern District of New York
- Second Circuit Court of Appeals


- West Virginia University
- New York Law School

Professional Associations and Memberships

- National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40
- New York City Bar
- New York State Bar Association

Serving The Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens & Staten Island

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