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Scott C. Oberlander

Scott C. Oberlander


Philadelphia, PA

How Scott Helps Clients

Scott Oberlander represents businesses and individuals in labor and employment disputes, with a particular emphasis on employee raiding and recruitment matters. He also has litigation experience counseling clients in various industries with respect to breach of contract claims, unfair and deceptive business practices, employment disputes and administrative actions.

Prior to joining Buchanan, Scott litigated employment and other commercial disputes as an associate at a prominent law firm in Philadelphia. He is a former clerk to the Honorable Paulette Sapp-Peterson, J.A.D. of the Superior Court of New Jersey, Appellate Division, and a former intern for the late Senior District Judge Joseph E. Irenas, U.S.D.J. of the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey.

Scott was named one of Pennsylvania’s Super Lawyers Rising Stars in 2019 and 2020. 

What Clients Can Expect

Scott is driven by a desire to meet every client’s needs and expectations. He is a diligent, efficient and detail-oriented worker who is responsive to all clients.

Outside the Office

In his spare time, Scott enjoys being an avid fan of Philadelphia and University of Michigan sports, seeing live music, and spending time with his wife and the rest of his family and friends.

Proof Points

  • Obtained a temporary restraining order and ultimately a favorable settlement against a client’s former employee who misappropriated trade secrets and disseminated them to his new employer
  • Litigated trade secret misappropriation/breach of restrictive covenant action in federal court in New York against four former employees of a company, resulting in a favorable settlement just prior to trial
  • Defended an international law firm in a legal malpractice case brought by its former clients, resulting in a dismissal of all claims against the firm