Scott P. Quesnel
Scott Quesnel focuses his practice on representing public and private sector employers in claims arising under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Family Medical Leave Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act, the Employee Retirement Income Security Act, a variety of other federal and state employment laws, and the U.S. Constitution. Mr. Quesnel also regularly counsels clients concerning compliance with federal and state employment laws and regulations. He regularly appears before state and federal courts, state and federal administrative agencies, and appellate courts. Also, he has represented employers and individuals in the area of business litigation, including contract disputes, employment disputes, discrimination claims, construction claims, and business tort.
Mr. Quesnel is admitted to practice in the State of New York, the U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of New York, and U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.
A graduate of the State University of New York at Geneseo, Mr. Quesnel earned his law degree from Albany Law School, with a concentration in the field in civil litigation, with honors. During his time at Albany Law School, he was the winner of the Dominick L. Gabrielli Appellate Advocacy Moot Court Competition, winner of the Donna Jo Morse Client Counseling Competition, and was a national finalist in the American Bar Association’s Negotiating Competition. Mr. Quesnel was also a member of the American Trial Lawyers Association mock trial team and the recipient of the James E. Frankel Scholarship in Construction Law. In 2004, he was selected to be a member of the Albany Law School Chapter of the Order of Barristers.
Mr. Quesnel is a member of the New York State Bar Association, the Northern District of New York Federal Bar Association, and the Defense Research Institute.