Jonathan Scott - Scott & Scott, LLP

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Jonathan Scott

Scott & Scott, LLP

2200 Ross Avenue, Suite 5000

Dallas, TX 75201


Practice Areas
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Business Law
  • Financial Transactions
  • E-Discovery
  • Internet Law
  • Intellectual Prop
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Jonathan Scott is a senior partner at Scott & Scott, LLP. With more than twenty years of experience, Jonathan has built a global practice representing clients who range from multi-national corporations to local mid-market businesses.

Jonathan’s practice focuses on high-stakes complex commercial transactions and litigation. Jonathan has extensive experience negotiating multi-faceted business transactions involving information technology, intellectual property, and other business matters.

An expert in his field, Jonathan has published numerous articles addressing pertinent issues in today’s technology-centric business world. For example, his analysis of the document retention and production requirements for electronically-stored information under Fed R. Civ P. 26 appeared in a front page article published by the New York Law Journal and also in a special publication of the Connecticut Law Tribune. Jonathan's commentary on the applicability of a federal pre-emption defense to consumer class actions under state deceptive trade practices laws involving wireless carriers was published by the American Bar Association, Class Action and Derivative Suits Committee.

Jonathan served eight years as a board member in conjunction with the handling of product liability claims involving an aircraft manufacturer who had filed a Ch. 11 Bankruptcy Petition.

Jonathan is a member of the American Bar Association, Litigation Section, the American Bar Association, Class Action and Derivative Suits Committee, and the Dallas Bar Association. He was a presenter at the 2007 SecureWorld Expo, and Texas Lawyer’s 2007 E-Discovery Roundtable.

Education & Qualifications

1987 Touro College School of Law
Central Islip, New York
Juris Doctorate
American Jurisprudence Legal Writing Award

1984 State University of New York at Stony Brook
Stony Brook, New York
M.A. Liberal Arts

1982 State University of New York at Stony Brook
Stony Brook, New York
B.A. Liberal Arts

Admissions & Affiliations

Admitted to practice before:
All Texas State Courts
Supreme Court of the United States
United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Federal District Court in the Eastern District of New York
Federal District Courts in the Southern District of New York

Member of the State Bar of:
New Jersey
New York
Washington, D.C.

AV Rated by Martindale Hubbell "AV® Peer Review Rating attest to a lawyer's legal ability and professional ethics, and reflect the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and Judiciary.

Representative Matters
Represented alternative energy utility company in software copyright arbitration matter governed by American Arbitration Association Complex Business Dispute rules.
Represented Italian ceramic tile manufacturer/distributor in connection with disputes with minority shareholder and resolved the dispute without litigation.
Represented gas station owner in real estate litigation involving conflicting claims of tenants, former tenants and petroleum supplier.
Defended 140 location retail chain in compliance review conducted by Sybase involving over three million dollars in alleged compliance violations and threatened termination of over five hundred thousand dollars in perpetual licenses.

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Practice Areas: Business > Commercial Litigation
Business > Internet Law
Business > Business Law
Business > Intellectual Prop
Business > E-Discovery
Business > Financial Transactions
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