Experience

Cheyne R. Scott is a civil litigation attorney working with Chasan Lamparello Mallon & Cappuzzo, PC focusing her practice on contracts, governmental entity representation, labor and employment law, and represents individuals, municipalities, counties, authorities, and school boards in various litigation and compliance matters arising under New Jersey's Tort Claims Act (Title 59).  Additionally, Ms. Scott is currently serving as Housing Prosecutor for the Township of North Bergen. She joined the firm following a Clerkship with the Hon. Sheila A. Venable, Presiding Judge for the Criminal Division, in Hudson County Superior Court.

Prior to her clerkship, Cheyne served as a summer associate with a Michigan law firm.  She also served as Judicial Intern to Hon. Patrick J. Duggan, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, in Detroit.

Cheyne graduated from Michigan State University in 2006.  She obtained her Juris Doctorate cum laude from Thomas M. Cooley Law School in 2011.

Cheyne is admitted to practice in Michigan and New Jersey and before the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey.

Cheyne is active in the New Jersey State Bar Association. She is a member of the Diversity Committee and is a member of the Executive Committee of the State Bar Labor and Employment Section. Additionally, Cheyne was one of ten New Jersey lawyers selected by the Association as a 2016–2017 Leadership Academy Fellow.

Cheyne is active in the Hudson County Bar Association, serving as Young Lawyers Division President in 2015, and has served as Trustee since 2016.

Cheyne is also a member of the Sidney Reitman Employment Law American Inn of Court, the first such training organization devoted exclusively to labor and employment law advocacy from the perspectives of management, plaintiffs, unions and governmental agencies.

Cheyne participates annually as a speaker for the New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education (NJICLE) on Labor and Employment law matters.

Cheyne has also presented and written about the importance of mindfulness and self care for attorneys. Specifically, Cheyne’s article “Mindfulness: A Simpler Way to Alleviate Attorney Stress”  was published in the July/August 2017 issue of the American Bar Association GPSOLO Magazine, a National publication.

Lectures/Speaking Engagements

New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education

"2015 Ghosts Phantoms First Dates and Fast Getaways"

Ethics CLE (July 2015)

 

North Hudson Lawyers' Club

 “Tips for a Successful Appeal”

(March 2016)

New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education

 “Discovery Tips in a NJLAD Case”

(June 2016)

New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education

“Becoming Mindful to Improve Lawyering and Life”

 (May 2017)

New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education

“Restrictive Covenants and Non-Compete Agreements: Update 2017”

 (May 2017)

 

New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education

“Discovery Tips in a NJLAD Case”

(June 2017)