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Scott R. Humphrey



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SCOTT R. HUMPHREY has over fifteen years' experience defending a wide variety of clients in complex commercial, energy, toxic tort and environmental litigation.  Mr. Humphrey has experience defending clients across a full range of commercial disputes, including allegations of fraud, breach of contract, antitrust violations, and breach of fiduciary duty.  He has also represented clients in investigations of commercial activities by federal regulatory agencies.  Mr. Humphrey has particular experience representing and defending clients in the energy industry.  He is also experienced in representing industrial clients in cases involving exposure to benzene and asbestos.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Humphrey worked in the Houston office of Baker Botts.  Prior to his legal career, he worked for 14 years as a manager and principal consultant for a national environmental consulting firm. 

Representative Experience

Practice Areas

  • Commercial Disputes Litigation
  • Energy Litigation
  • Toxic Tort Litigation
  • Environmental Litigation

Awards & Recognition

  • Recognized by Law & Politics as a "Texas Rising Star"


  • State Bar of Texas
  • Houston Bar Association


  • Drawing Lines: The D.C. Circuit Forces the EPA and Congress to Clean Up the Process of Setting Air Quality Standards in American Trucking Associations, Inc. v. EPA, 37 HOUS. L. REV. 839, 2000

Court Admissions

  • Texas
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas


  • University of Houston Law Center, Houston, Texas
    • J.D. - 2001
    • Honors: magna cum laude
  • Southern Methodist University
    • M.B.A. - 1989
  • Texas A&M University
    • M.S. - 1985
    • Major: Atmospheric Science
  • Texas A&M University
    • B.S. - 1983
    • Honors: magna cum laude
    • Major: Atmospheric Science