Jonathan M. Scott


Mr. Scott is an associate in the San Diego office of Johnson Fistel. During law school, Mr. Scott took an interest in business and securities law, interning at the California Department of Business Oversight, Enforcement Division and working for one of the largest plaintiff’s firms in the United States specializing in securities litigation.

Areas of Practice: Mr. Scott focuses his practice on complex commercial and business litigation, securities class actions, and shareholder derivative suits.

Professional Qualifications: Mr. Scott was admitted to the State Bar of California in 2018. He is currently admitted and in good standing to practice in the following courts:

  • All courts in the State of California
  • The United States District Court for the Southern District of California

Education and Awards: In 2018, Mr. Scott graduated cum laude from California Western School of Law, where he was awarded an honors distinction in business law. Mr. Scott earned three American Jurisprudence awards for receiving the highest grade in the following courses: legal writing I, legal writing II, and business entity finance. In recognition of his excellent writing skills, Mr. Scott received the 2018 National Order of the Scribes award and was further recognized as a California Western student of distinction. As a further testament to his writing skills, Mr. Scott served as the Executive Lead Articles Editor for the California Western Law Review and was a teaching assistant for legal writing I. Prior to law school, Mr. Scott earned his MBA from Gonzaga University and his Bachelor of Science in Business Management from the University of Montana.

Community and Volunteer Activities: After earning his MBA, Mr. Scott tutored elementary school students in math and reading in Missoula, Montana. During law school, Mr. Scott was admitted to the Public Service Honors Society. Mr. Scott further enjoys participating in community runs to raise money for various causes, and volunteering and attending California Western Law School events.