Scott Tillett co-founded Pine Tillett Pine LLP in 2016 where he handles civil appeals, specializing in plaintiff-side appeals with an emphasis on employment matters. Mr. Tillett is recognized as a Certified Appellate Law Specialist by the State Bar of California and he has been named to the Super Lawyers Southern California Rising Stars list consecutively since 2016. He was selected as one of five finalists for the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles's (CAALA) Appellate Attorney of the Year Award in 2019. Along with his partner, Norman Pine, Mr. Tillett was a recipient of the Daily Journal's 2020 California Lawyer Attorneys of the Year (CLAY) Award for his work on the landmark wrongful death civil rights action, B.B. v. County of Los Angeles (2020) 10 Cal.5th 1. He was also named one of The Daily Journal's "Top Labor & Employment Lawyers" in 2021.
In conjunction with his partner, Norman Pine, Mr. Tillett serves as an Associate Editor of Advocate Magazine, supervising the annual “Employment Law” issue. Mr. Tillett serves on the California Employment Lawyers Association's (CELA) Education Committee and the CAALA Wellness Committee. He is also a member of the Consumer Attorneys of California (CAOC), the American Association for Justice (AAJ), and the Appellate Courts Section of the Los Angeles County Bar Association (LACBA).
Mr. Tillett received his Juris Doctor from the University of Southern California’s Gould School of Law in 2010. During law school, Mr. Tillett externed for the Honorable Judith C. Chirlin of the Los Angeles Superior Court and the Honorable Florence Marie Cooper of the United States District Court. Mr. Tillett was also a member of the USC Law, Review of Law and Social Justice, where he authored a note on the safety of pediatric off-label antidepressant prescription practices, which was published in 2010.
Mr. Tillett received his Bachelor of Science in Psychobiology from Chapman University, where he was the lab manager for Dr. William Wright, presented at the Neuroscience Convention in Atlanta, Georgia in 2006, and was published in the Journal for Neuroscience in 2010.
Mr. Tillett has authored articles for the Consumer Attorneys of Los Angeles publication, ADVOCATE, on the Private Attorney's General Act (May 2019), whistleblower protections (May 2018), the disentitlement doctrine (December 2017), and arbitration enforcement (June 2015). Mr. Tillett is qualified to practice in California.