Scott Prange, J.D., M.B.A., M.A.

Adjunct Lecturer, John H. Carey II School of Law

Based out of the United States, Mr. Prange provides strategic corporate counsel, empowering all types of companies to navigate complex commercial transactions and to command core assets-including the workforce and intellectual property.

Mr. Prange holds a Juris Doctor and Master of Business Administration from the University of Hawai`i at Mānoa, William S. Richardson School of Law and Shidler College of Business; a Master of Art in Educational Neuropsychology from Ball State University; a Bachelor of Science in Global Business and Public Policy from the University of Maryland College Park; and a Bachelor of Art in Political Science, with a Concentration in Politics and Policy, from the University of Central Florida.

He is a member of the American Bar Association (Business, Labour and Employment, and Intellectual Property Law Sections), the Society of Human Resource Management (“SHRM”), and the Association of Conflict Management.

He is licensed to practice law in the United States’ federal and state courts.

From a comparative/trans-systematic perspective, Mr. Prange’s research critically examines, within a global context, the intersect between international trade and investment frameworks, comparative corporate and commercial regimes, and trans-national social, cultural and economic concerns, specifically as they relate to workers and the allocation of intellectual property rights.


Comparative Corporate and Commerical Law, International Trade Law, Comparative Labour and Employment Law, International Intellectual Property Law

courses taught

Company Law, Commercial Law, Property Law, Intellectual Property Law, Introduction to Law

publications & other activities

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution in the Employment Context: Substantive and Procedural Conscionability and the Efficacy of Arbitration Clauses [Hawaii Litigation (2017)]
  • Who Owns Culture? Cultural Appropriation and the Mechanics of Intellectual Property Regimes [Presentation (2017)]
  • The Trump Administration and the Workplace: What Employers Needs to Know [Hawaii Litigation (2017)]
  • Defend Trade Secrets Act Brings Companies New Protections, New Responsibilities [Hawaii Litigation (2016)]
  • Managing the Workforce in the Gig Economy [Hawaii Bar Journal (2016)]
  • Companies-Are You a Joint Employer?, [Hawaii Litigation (2016)]
  • Federal Government, Administrative and Regulatory Shifts and the New Overtime [Pacific Business News (2016)]
  • United States State by State Compendium-New Employment Laws for 2016 [Defense Research Institute (2016)]
  • Technological Changes in United States’ Labour Law [Pacific Business News (2015)]
  • Through the Lens of KORUS: The New World Order, Global Trade Liberalisation and South Korean Aggressive Legalism: Is Korea Sacrificing National Sovereignty & Identity for Economic Growth?, [University of Hawaii Press (2013)]