Scott is admitted to practice law in Texas and Nebraska as well as in all four Federal Districts in Texas and the Nebraska District. Scott graduated on the Dean's List from Washington University with his Juris Doctorate (JD). Prior to entering law school, Scott earned a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) with a concentration in International Business from the University of St. Thomas’ Cameron School of Business. As a native Houstonian, Scott attended the University of Houston where he earned his Bachelors of Science (BS) in Finance
Scott Barrett, founder of S. Barrett, P.C., possesses a unique combination of a transactional / corporate attorney as well as a seasoned and successful MBA who has lead three different entities, in different industries, to record growth and profits. Scott is a lawyer who understands business and the big picture. As a proven leader in diverse industries such as Health Care, Energy and Law, Scott has been an industry leader for more than 25 years. With a distinctive, easy going style, Scotts first and foremost focus is on your business, and then and only then does he adapt a legal strategy to compliment your business' strategic plan. As one who has shouldered the tasks of making a business successful, Scott understands that when payroll is due, suppliers are playing hardball and the competitors smell blood in the water, the last thing an executive is contemplating is his legal representation. It is with this understanding that Scott has founded this boutique firm catering to the unique needs of start ups, small and mid sized operations.
Scott possesses the ability to recognize, develop and define goals and strategies and to ensure that the proper actions are implemented to achieve and surpass the objectives at hand. He consistently brings new insights and perspectives to situations and challenges, all the while striving to develop the best insight and solutions.
As a practicing attorney, Scott focuses on transactional and corporate matters for business and estate planning, including Wills, Trusts, and Probate, for Individuals. Scott has served as in-house counsel to a number of start up entities, General Counsel for a multi-national heavy haul transportation and rigging company, as well as Managing Attorney for a multi-state real estate and bankruptcy firm. Scott's transactional and corporate practice encompasses simple contracting and agreements to complex private placements. In addition to his transactional and corporate practice, Scott has advised corporate clients in limiting their exposure in complex litigation; facilitated the legal and regulatory structuring for an emerging energy marketers; implemented legal architecture for a multinational healthcare concern; advised acquisition groups on structure and tactics; drafted and negotiated numerous purchase agreements, intellectual property licensing agreements, joint venture agreements, service contracts, Private Placement Memorandums and employment contracts; developed a myriad of optimal entity structures; and advised, designed and organized several start up ventures.
In addition to Scott's legal accomplishments, he has over 25 years of experience as leader in different organizations and industries. As an Executive Director (CEO), Administrator and a Managing Attorney, Scott has achieved record setting performances, both in terms of profitability and volumes for three separate entities. His experience encompasses extensive involvement in strategic planning, finance, business and entity development, managed care contracting, marketing, client relations and executive management.