As Littler's Chief Knowledge Officer, Scott Rechtschaffen leads the firm's effort to provide innovative client services by integrating new technologies and work processes and enabling attorneys and clients to access the collective knowledge and experience of the firm's over 1,500 attorneys. Scott heads the firm’s Knowledge Management Department, a team of 55+ professionals including dedicated, full-time knowledge management attorneys along with legal research specialists and writers, content administrators and a training/video production team.
Scott is the co-founder of ComplianceHR, an innovative joint venture launched in 2015 by Littler and Neota Logic, a legal software company. ComplianceHR leverages Littler’s experience and knowledge of employment law with the power of Neota Logic’s expert systems to provide a transformative suite of online compliance solutions. Scott is also an adjunct professor of law at Cornell Tech in New York City where he teaches a class on legal technology.
For his achievements in knowledge management, Scott has been awarded the Distinguished Peer Award as KM Champion of the Year by the International Legal Technology Association. In 2014, he was named to the Fastcase 50 and the Financial Times named Scott among the ten most innovative lawyers in North America. That year, he also received an Innovator Award from The Recorder legal newspaper and the following year The Recorder awarded him for being a Serial Innovator. Scott was inducted as a Fellow in the College of Law Practice Management, a peer-nominated honor bestowed on law practice management specialists.