M. Scott Layman

Senior Staff Attorney

Layman, M. Scott

Scott Layman is a senior staff attorney in the firm's WilmerHale Discovery Solutions department, focused on substantive and strategic areas of discovery for Litigation/Controversy matters. He joined the firm in 2003.

Mr. Layman focuses his practice on issues of e-discovery. Specifically, he works with other attorneys, litigation support coordinators, and paralegals in order to provide efficient and cost effective discovery in litigations and investigations. Senior staff attorneys on these teams manage matters to create smarter document review processes through strategic and tactical work from preservation to collection and through review and production. In this role they utilize the firm's internal review software as well as e-discovery vendors' review and analytical tools.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Layman was director of staffing at a litigation support company, where he focused on providing personnel and logistics management services to area law firms.

Publications & News


August 20, 2014

DC Attorneys Lend Voices to Jumpstart’s 50 Reading Men Initiative

This summer, attorneys in WilmerHale's Washington DC office lent their voices to an important initiative aimed at helping preschool children in low-income neighborhoods develop the language and literacy skills they need to be prepared for kindergarten.


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JD, College of William and Mary, 1995

BA, University of Virginia, 1992

Bar Admissions

District of Columbia

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