Dave Scher affords The Employment Law Group's clients the benefit of over fourteen years of diverse legal experience. Mr. Scher also serves The Employment Law Group's clients by providing them with unparalleled electronic discovery expertise and a strong background in complex litigation.
A graduate of Cornell University and Fordham Law School, Mr. Scher began his career in New York and New Jersey practicing in the field of corporate commercial litigation. He then worked as in-house counsel for several major corporations, including Sony Electronics, Pearson PLC and USWeb, where he specialized in Silicon Valley, California during the high point of the Internet boom in technology transactions, intellectual property and commercial law. In 2003 Mr. Scher combined his legal and technical expertise to work as a legal consultant for Kroll On Track, providing electronic discovery consulting, services and support to top 200 law firms in Washington, Philadelphia and Pittsburgh.
During his career, Mr. Scher has negotiated multi million dollar alliance and joint venture transactions, settled numerous cases with minimal impact to his clients, managed an eight person in-house law department, and developed the first licensing agreements for the Sony VAIO and the first hosting and application service agreements for USWeb. Over the past two years with The Employment Law Group, Mr. Scher developed and drafted appeals in immigration matters that resulted in the invalidation of regulations potentially affecting hundreds of thousands of immigrants. Mr. Scher has also guided the electronic discovery process in several employment cases, and in one case won an adverse jury instruction sanction that resulted in the firm's success in the case. Mr. Scher is also engaged in several employment and whistleblower cases and has successfully defeated numerous dispositive motions.
Mr. Scher has been admitted to the bars in New Jersey, New York and California, and he is presently admitted to practice in Virginia and the District of Columbia. In sum, Mr. Scher is known for his ability to step into any case and do what needs to be done for his clients.
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|VA||Authorized to practice law||2002||03/31/2016|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2013|
|Los Angeles Daily Journal and San Francisco Daily Journal||Is Bullying in the Workplace Illegal?||2013|
|Health are Fraud Journal||Health Care Law Expands False Claims Act LIability under Anti-Kickback Statute||2012|
|California Lawyer||Blowing the Whistle||2011|
|Maryland State Bar Association Fall Newsletter||Grim Consequences for Spoliation of Evidence||2010|
|Fordham University||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1993|
|Cornell University||N/A||BS - Bachelor of Science||1989|
|Changing Currents in Employment Law||Social Media and Employment Law: Risks to Employees and Employrs||2012|
|ABA 6th Annual Labor and Employment law Conference||You Put What on Your Facebook Page?!: The ARray of Thorny Employment Issues Posed by Social Networking and the Internet||2012|
|Maryland Employment Lawyers Association||’You Put What on your Facebook Page….’ – The Array of Thorny Employment Law Issues Posed by Social Networking and the Internet||2011|
|Metropolitan Employment Lawyers Association CLE||Litigating Successfully under the Equal Pay Act. Lessons Learned from Murtagh-Cooke v. NTSB||2009|
|The Economics of Electronic Discovery||E-discovery||2008|