Both highly analytical and creative, Scott prioritizes telling the client’s story within the framework of controlling law to achieve the client’s business objective.
Representing clients in all manner of commercial disputes, Scott helps resolve conflicts in legal venues throughout Texas, including state and federal courts, as well as in arbitration proceedings. Working with clients on claims and litigation arising from matters of corporate governance, employment and trade secrets, and real estate development and construction, among other areas, he brings specific procedural expertise related to electronic discovery, evidence spoliation and expert witnesses.
Scott’s residential and commercial construction experience includes claims involving design and construction defects and delays, breach of contract and fraudulent inducement claims arising out of development agreements, purchase agreements, general contractor agreements, and other America Institute of Architects (AIA) design and construction agreements. He frequently represents clients in cases governed by the Texas Residential Construction Act and Texas’s Uniform Condominium Act. Scott has prosecuted and defended against construction claims in state and federal court and arbitration tribunals, representing owners, developers and contractors.
Scott routinely represents employers and employees in noncompete and nonsolicitation disputes, including obtaining or defeating temporary restraining orders and preliminary injunctions.
Intellectual Property Disputes
Scott also maintains a regular docket of cases involving copyright, trade secret, publicity rights and defamation, representing clients in prosecuting or defending against intellectual property and publicity claims.