Scott R. Herndon
Scott Herndon joined Sinunu Bruni, LLP in 2015. Prior to joining Sinunu Bruni, where he focuses on toxic torts, business litigation, and employment law, Scott served as a faculty member at Stanford University, the University of California, Santa Barbara, and New York University, where he taught writing, philosophy, and cultural studies.
Mr. Herndon holds a Ph.D. in English, with an emphasis in philosophy, from New York University, as well as a Master's degree in analytic philosophy from the University of Colorado. In addition to more than ten years of university teaching experience, he has published academic books on the art of teaching and writing, as well as short fiction. This skill set as a scholar, teacher, and writer makes him unique as a trial lawyer. It allows him to research efficiently and communicate effectively, no matter how complex the material. Scott earned his Juris Doctor from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law. At Hastings, he focused on trial advocacy across a variety of subject areas, ranging from intellectual property, trademark, and employment law to torts and personal injury. He clerked twice at the Contra Costa District Attorney's Office, and then at the U.S. Attorney's Office.
Scott retains a sharp interest in criminal law and other areas of litigation as they impact our personal lives, including the law of privacy and technology, catastrophic personal injury, and the protection of entrepreneurs in the early lifecycles of their businesses. Scott Herndon is a member of the State Bar of California.