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Scott C. Thomas

Principal


214-760-6126
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Scott Thomas is a Principal in Fish & Richardson's Dallas office. Mr. Thomas practices in both state and federal court, focusing on complex business litigation as well as intellectual property. He has represented public and closely held companies, as well as individuals, in areas such as fiduciary duty, securities, trade secret, fraud, minority shareholder claims, and breach of contract.  Mr. Thomas represents both plaintiffs and defendants and has obtained favorable results for his clients including a verdict of over $178 million in 2009, which was recognized as one of the nations’ top verdicts according to the National Law Journal.

Before joining Fish & Richardson, Mr. Thomas served as a law clerk to the Honorable A. Joe Fish, Chief Judge, United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas (2004-2005). Prior to his legal career, Mr. Thomas worked at the international accounting firm of PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP (1999-2001).

Admissions

  • Texas 2004
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

Other Distinctions

Named a "Texas Rising Star" by Super Lawyers (2010-2013).

News

Texas Federal Jury Clears Mark Cuban in Insider-Trading Lawsuit (October 17, 2013).

Education

  • BBA, Texas Christian University 1998
    Accounting & Finance
  • MA, Baylor University 1999
    Taxation
  • JD, Southern Methodist University, Dedman School of Law 2004
    cum laude
    Articles Editor, SMU Law Review