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  1. Employment: 40%
    35 years
  2. Litigation: 20%
    35 years
  3. Transportation: 20%
    25 years
  4. Employee Benefits: 10%
    27 years
  5. Commercial Real Estate: 10%
    35 years

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  • Scott Thomas Fortune

    I endorse this lawyer's work. Scott Cairns is an excellent labor and employment attorney representing management. We litigated against each other extensively several years ago. He zealously represented his client but was always courteous and professional to opposing counsel. He has a reputation as an excellent attorney in our community.


    Scott Fortune Employment & Labor Attorney
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McGuireWoods LLP

50 N Laura St Ste 3300
Jacksonville, FL, 322023661


FLMember in Good Standing199401/11/2016
VAAuthorized to practice law198109/15/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
Florida Super LawyerFlorida Super Lawyers2014
Leader in the FieldChambers Global2013
Best LawyerJacksonville Magazine2013
Florida Super LawyerFlorida Super Lawyers2013
Florida Super LawyerFlorida Super Lawyers2012
Florida Super LawyerFlorida Super Lawyers2011
Florida Super LawyerFlorida Super Lawyers2010
Best Lawyers in AmericaWoodward White2010
Florida Super LawyersFlorida Trend Magazine2009
Florida Super LawyerFlorida Super Lawyers2008
Florida Super LawyerFlorida Super Lawyers2007
Florida Super LawyerFlorida Super Lawyers2006
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerMcGuireWoods1981 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Florida BarMember1994 - Present
Jacksonville Bar AssociationMember1994 - Present
Virginia State BarMember1981 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
Vanderbilt Law ReviewWage Discrimination Under Title VII after IUE v. Westinghouse Electric Corp.1981
Vanderbilt Law ReviewWorkproduct Protection For Compilations of Nonparty Documents: A Proposed Analysis1980
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Virginia School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1981
University of VirginiaPsychologyBA - Bachelor of Arts1973