Scott H. Wolpert, a partner at Timoney Knox, has been with the firm since 1992. His practice focuses on civil litigation with a heavy emphasis in the areas of school and special education, employment and wage and hour law. He regularly handles administrative hearings and civil litigation in state and federal court and has extensive experience in insurance defense matters and insurance coverage claims.
Mr. Wolpert represents parties in all facets of employee relations, including the litigation of employment-based claims, particularly wage and hour claims. He also regularly represents public, private and charter schools in many areas, including legal compliance, liability avoidance and student services. Mr. Wolpert is a member of the approved panel of attorneys for the Pennsylvania School Board Association’s Insurance Trust, for which he regularly handles special education and employment matters on behalf of school districts. In 2002, he was lead attorney on a multi-million dollar class action suit that resulted in substantial overtime compensation to class members. He is also a frequent speaker in his areas of practice.
He holds a degree in political science from Ursinus College, where he was a Dean’s List student and received the Trucksess Prize for the study of law. Mr. Wolpert earned his law degree from the University of Richmond School of Law.
Active in many civic and charitable organizations, Mr. Wolpert served as a mock trial coach through the Pennsylvania Bar Association between 1998 and 2009. He is a past president of the LaSalle College High School Alumni Association and is a past member of the Board of Advisors of the Norwood-Fontbonne Academy. Mr. Wolpert currently serves on the Maxwell Football Club’s High School Awards Committee and is an NCAA football official.
Before joining Timoney Knox, he was a law clerk for The Honorable Bernard A. Moore in the Montgomery County Court of Common Pleas.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Super Lawyer||PA Super Lawyer||2015|
|Partner||Timoney Knox, LLP||1992 - Present|
|Law Clerk for the Honorable Bernard A. Moore||Montgomery County Courthouse||1991 - 1992|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|United States District Court, Middle District of Pennsylvania||Member||2015 - Present|
|U.S. Supreme Court||Member||2011 - Present|
|U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania||Member||1999 - Present|
|U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit||Member||1995 - Present|
|Montgomery Bar Association||Member||1992 - Present|
|Pennsylvania Bar Association||Member||1991 - Present|
|U.S. District Court District of New Jersey||Member||1991 - Present|
|Pennsylvania School Board Solicitors Association||Member||N/A|
|A School District||Social Skills and Compliance Under the IDEA||2014|
|A School District||Compliance with Section 504 in Public School Districts||2014|
|Private School Workshop||Employee Performance Evaluations||2012|
|Lehigh University 39th Annual Special Education Law Conference||Case Law Driven IEPs||2011|
|Penn State Great Valley – Act 48 Credit Seminar For Educators||Technology and Ethics in the Schools||2010|
|Exceptional Children’s Conference||Special Education Gifted Education Under Pennsylvania Law,"||2009|
|Unknown||Ensuring Successful Due Process Procedures||2006|
|Unknown||No Child Left Behind Act||2006|
|Unknown||A Primer on the Fair Labor Standards Act||2004|
|Unknown||Labor and Employment Bulletin||N/A|
|Unknown||Maintaining An Ethical Balance||N/A|
|Unknown||School Law Ethics||N/A|
|Unknown||Successfully Handling Discipline for Special Needs Students||N/A|
|University of Richmond, The T. C. Williams School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1991|
|Ursinus College||BA - Bachelor of Arts||N/A|
|PBI||Introduction to Special Education||2015|
|Exceptional Children Conference||Advanced Issues That Arise During a Due Process Hearing||2015|
|National Business Institute||School Safety||2014|
|Employment Class Action|
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