One of the founding partners of Hartline Dacus Barger Dreyer, LLP, Scott is a trial lawyer who handles complex, high-stakes litigation throughout the United States. Scott has served as lead trial counsel and national counsel for major automobile and tire manufacturers. He has also represented manufacturers of heavy trucks, scaffolding, lifts, industrial equipment and tools, material handling equipment, appliances, electrical equipment and collision repair equipment. Scott’s practice encompasses a broad range of litigation, including product liability, general negligence, premises liability, toxic tort, personal injury defense, trucking, commercial and deceptive trade practices/warranty. He is rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell. Scott has been selected for inclusion in Texas Super Lawyers® (Personal Injury – Products Defense) by Thompson Reuters (2009-2018). He has also been selected for inclusion in D Magazine’s “Best Lawyers in Dallas” (2012-2018). Scott is also a Lifetime Achievement Recipient (Texas), America’s Top 100 Attorneys® and has been selected to America’s Top 100 Civil Defense Litigators®, Lawyers of Distinction, and Distinguished Justice Advocates.
• Baylor University, J.D. (cum laude) 1988
• Phi Delta Phi, National Order of Barristers
• ABA/TYLA Mock Trial Regional Champion and National Semi-Finalist
• National Moot Court Regional Champion and National Quarter-Finalist