Andrew L. Scroggins is a partner in the Chicago office of Seyfarth Shaw LLP. He is a member of the Firm’s National Labor & Employment group, and focuses on defending employers in a wide range of class actions, collective actions, and multi-plaintiff litigation. Mr. Scroggins has experience with all aspects of employment litigation, with a particular focus on complex class and collective action proceedings.
A significant portion of Mr. Scroggins’ practice includes matters concerning the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), ranging from the handling of administrative charges to subpoena enforcement proceedings and pattern-and-practice litigation. Mr. Scroggins’ experience in this area includes claims of age, sex, race, national origin, disability, and genetic information discrimination and retaliation.
Mr. Scroggins also has significant experience with alleged wage and hour and wage payment violations brought under the Fair Labor Standards Act and similar state laws; claims by retired workers regarding collectively-bargained benefits; class action employment discrimination suits filed by private plaintiffs; and breach of contract.
Mr. Scroggins’ clients have included major U.S. employers in the staffing, hospitality, healthcare, manufacturing, retail, financial services, and pharmaceutical industries. Prior to earning his law degree, Mr. Scroggins worked for nine years in the human resources department of a global accounting and consulting firm.
In that capacity, he gained significant experience in investigating allegations of serious personnel misconduct; managing the preparation of affirmative action plans and government audits of those plans; conducting complex statistical analyses of personnel processes; devising compliant recruiting tools and processes; designing and implementing diversity programs; developing and drafting policies; and effectively communicating with a diverse workforce.
- J.D., University of Illinois College of Law (2005)
- M.S., Communications, Northwestern University (1999)
- B.A., English, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (1995)
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