Scott Louis WeberPartner
Scott Weber has extensive experience in complex federal and state civil litigation and arbitrations, including defending class actions and serving as national coordinating counsel. Scott also has experience in criminal litigation, regulatory actions and government investigations, in which he has both defended targets and acted as special counsel on behalf of government entities. Scott works with companies, private equity firms, and boards of directors on global cybersecurity and data privacy programs, breach responses, and the defending related litigation and regulatory actions.
Before joining DLA Piper, Scott was executive vice president and general counsel of CNA Financial Corporation. He previously served as managing director and inside threat leader for Stroz Friedberg, a global risk management firm specializing in cybersecurity, digital forensics, insider threat detection and prevention, compliance reviews, due diligence and investigations.
Earlier in his career, Scott was Senior Counselor to Michael Chertoff, Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, assisting with policy development, operations and legal analysis. He also previously worked in private practice for 23 years and is experienced in leading teams of lawyers in complex federal and state civil and criminal litigation, product liability and mass tort defense, class action defense, regulatory actions and government investigations (defending targets and as special counsel on behalf of government entities) and international arbitrations.
- J.D., Boston College Law School
- B.A., Rutgers University
Scott has served at different times as Special Counsel both to the New Jersey Office of the Child Advocate and to the New Jersey Senate Judiciary Committee. He also served on a New Jersey Governor's Advisory Panel for Police Standards. After his four years of services as a member of a District Ethics Committee for the New Jersey Supreme Court's Office of Attorney Ethics, he was appointed to chair that committee.