Scott Bent has a varied practice, with an emphasis on litigation and employment matters. Scott’s experience includes preparing for a federal disability discrimination trial and advising clients on various matters under state and federal law.
Prior to joining BakerHostetler, Scott served as a Teach for America corps member, teaching for two years in the Rio Grande Valley along the Texas-Mexico border. He also worked as a professional writer and editor.
Scott attended the Ohio State Moritz College of Law, where he was one of six recipients of the Michael E. Moritz scholarship. During law school, Scott served as the Chief Articles Editor of the Ohio State Law Journal, where his article, “‘If You Want to Speak Spanish, Go Back to Mexico’?: A First Amendment Analysis of English-Only Rules in Public Schools,” was published and received the Donald S. Teller Memorial Award. Scott also received the Adams Constitutional Law Award, the Levin Award for Professional Responsibility and second place for the Strong Award for Legal Writing.
Scott was a recipient of CALI Awards for Excellence in Commercial Law, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, Evidence in Trial Practice, Appellate Advocacy and Professional Responsibility.