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Scott Meyer

Senior Attorney
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Scott Meyer is a Senior Attorney in the Business & Litigation Section at Kearney, McWilliams & Davis, PLLC. His practice includes managing a wide array of commercial litigation matters in state, federal and bankruptcy courts, including banking and creditor representation in debt collection litigation and bankruptcy proceedings, representing businesses in general business and contract disputes and related litigation, construction and real estate disputes and litigation, business owner and partnership disputes, employment litigation, non-competition, non-solicitation, and trade secret litigation, and litigation involving extra-contractual claims, including DTPA, fraud, tortious interference, and negligent misrepresentation.

Scott earned his undergraduate degree in Finance from the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin. Prior to attending law school at Texas Tech University School of Law, Scott worked for Southwest Airlines in the Schedule Planning department writing flight schedules and coordinating the strategic implementation of new routes and markets for the airline.

During law school, Scott concurrently earned his Master of Business Administration degree from the Rawls College of Business at Texas Tech University. In the years preceding his joining KMD, Scott worked with several accomplished firms handling a litany of civil litigation matters, and for several years, maintained a successful solo practice focused on representing businesses, lenders, real estate investors, creditors, and individuals in complex commercial litigation, bankruptcy, real estate, and general business and contract related matters.

Beyond work, Scott is an avid golfer and enjoys watching college football, F1 racing and Premier League soccer.

Scott Meyer is licensed to practice law in the State Courts of Texas and the Federal District and Bankruptcy Courts for the Northern, Southern, and Eastern Districts of Texas. He is based in the Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas, office for Kearney, McWilliams & Davis, PLLC.

Representative Litigation & Transactions:

  • Represented numerous lenders in obtaining collection of distressed loans and recovery of secured collateral, including securing millions of dollars in judgments, managing multiple real property receiverships, obtaining relief from automatic stays in bankruptcy court, and conducting hundreds of real property foreclosures throughout Texas.
  • Secured pre-judgment writ of garnishment securing over $300,000 for client in conjunction with collection litigation involving multiple parties.
  • As first chair, prevailed in bench trial in State Court representing real estate investors in matter involving equitable subrogation claims asserted by lender on unrecorded lien.
  • Successfully represented lender in multiple state court lawsuits and multiple bankruptcy matters therein obtaining orders declaring party a vexatious litigant and securing an award of sanctions for abuse of the bankruptcy process.
  • Drafted and facilitated numerous loan forbearance, loan workout and collateral agreements for various lenders on loans totaling in excess of $10,000,000.
  • Obtained a temporary restraining order and temporary injunction on behalf of business to prevent competing business from improperly utilizing client’s trade secrets and improperly soliciting client’s employees and customers.
  • Obtained summary judgment in favor of individual homeowner in suit brought by real estate broker for alleged unpaid commissions in matter involving multiple parties, counterclaims and crossclaims.
  • Secured a final, take nothing summary judgment in favor of client in state court litigation involving allegations of lender fraud and misrepresentation and subsequently obtained an order of dismissal and award of attorney’s fees in favor of client in conjunction with a motion under Texas Rule of Civil Procedure 91a for opposing parties’ subsequent filing of baseless causes of action.
  • Attended and argued in first chair role hundreds of hearings in state, federal and bankruptcy court.
  • Conducted and defended numerous depositions of clients, opposing parties and witnesses in a wide array of litigation matters.
  • Successfully settled a large number of cases via mediation for numerous clients across the State of Texas.

Prior Experience:

  • Jones, Davis & Jackson, PC: Senior Litigation Attorney, Commercial Litigation and Business Practice.
  • Cowles & Thompson, PC: Commercial Litigation Associate, Commercial Litigation and General Civil Litigation Practice.
  • Law Office of Scott R. Meyer, PLLC: Owner/Member, Commercial Litigation, Transactional and Real Estate Practice and Bankruptcy.

Admissions to Practice:

  • Texas
  • Federal
    • U.S. Northern District of Texas
    • U.S. Northern Bankruptcy of Texas
    • U.S. Eastern District of Texas
    • U.S. Eastern Bankruptcy of Texas
    • U.S. Southern District and Bankruptcy of Texas

Education:

  • J.D., Magna Cum Laude, 2005, Texas Tech School of Law.
  • M.B.A., 2005, Rawls College of Business, Texas Tech University.
  • B.B.A., Finance, 1999, McCombs School of Business, The University of Texas at Austin.

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