Scott M. DeWolf
Scott DeWolf’s practice is focused on complex commercial litigation. He has a wide variety of experience in this area including multi-district litigation, class actions, antitrust matters, director and officer liability, derivative litigation, and legal and accounting malpractice.
- Representation of bankruptcy trustee against former directors and officers of public company resulting in multi-million dollar settlements;
- Successful trial on behalf of bankruptcy trustee resulting in $14.87 million verdict against the Company’s former CEO;
- Defense of individual directors and officers in which Plaintiff sought millions of dollars in damages. Jury returned a take nothing judgment against clients after a three day trial;
- Representation of Bankruptcy Trustee in litigation against former directors, officers, and professionals arising out of failure of a publicly traded company involving damages in excess of $68 million that yielded settlements and verdicts over $31 million;
- Representation of former CEO of publicly traded company in shareholder derivative litigation;
- Representation of a state attorney general in litigation against several prescription drug manufacturers involving antitrust claims arising out of the settlements of multiple patent infringement suits;
- Successful representation of major software manufacturer in AAA Arbitration resulting in a multi-million dollar settlement.
- Johnson v. Jackson Walker, L.L.P., 2008 Tex. App. LEXIS 1663 (Tex. App.--Dallas 2008)
- Lone Star Milk Producers v. Litzler, 370 B.R. 671 (Bankr. N.D. Tex 2007)
- In re Daisytek, Inc., 323 B.R. 180 (N.D. Tex. 2005)
- In re AgriBioTech, Inc., 319 B.R. 207 (D. Nev. 2004)
- In re AgriBioTech, Inc., 319 B.R. 216 (D. Nev. 2004)
- In re AgriBioTech, Inc., 291 F. Supp. 2d 1186 (D. Nev. 2003)
- In re K-Dur Antitrust Litigation, 338 F. Supp. 2d 517 (D.N.J. 2004)
Articles and Publications
"Shareholder Litigation in the Shadow of Bankruptcy" as part of the Houston Bar Association Litigation Section's Conference: "Lessons from Enron . . . The Issues We Face When Big Companies Fail"; and "Avoiding the Pitfalls of Insolvency Liability: Directors' and Officers' Fiduciary Duties to Creditors" published in the Journal of the Michigan Bar Association's Business Section.
J.D. Baylor University School of Law, (cum laude)
B.A. Texas A&M University, (magna cum laude)
Admissions and Memberships
State Bar of Texas, State Bar of Michigan, Dallas Bar Association, Collin County Bar Association, and the Dallas Association of Young Lawyers.
Admitted to practice in Northern District of Texas, Eastern District of Texas, Southern District of Texas, and the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals.
In 2004, 2005, 2007, and 2008 Texas Monthly magazine named Scott as a "Texas Rising Star," a distinction reserved for the top 2.5% of Texas attorneys who are under 40 years of age or have been practicing law less than 10 years.
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