Scott R. McLaughlin

Shareholder || Houston

Widely recognized as an authority for bet-the-company labor and employment cases, Scott McLaughlin is a “go-to” litigator for clients facing trade secret, fiduciary, discrimination, wage and hour, and “C-Suite” matters. He also has deep traditional labor experience, having handled litigation against unions, union elections supervised by the National Labor Relations Board, strikes, and many labor arbitrations.

Scott regularly files lawsuits under the Defend Trade Secrets Act and related laws to recover information misappropriated by departing employees and has vast related experience in gathering, securing, and preserving electronic evidence. He also has extensive experience in conducting internal sexual harassment, discrimination, and fraud investigations, and provides day-to-day labor and employment advice and counsel to clients.

With a national litigation practice, Scott has a successful track record for defending Fortune 200 companies in multimillion-dollar claims before state and federal courts in numerous trials and arbitrations.

Scott is board certified in labor and employment law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.

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Admittance to Practice

Professional Activities

  • Board Certified, Labor and Employment Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization
  • American Bar Association (Labor and Employment Section)
  • Texas Bar Association
  • Houston Bar Association
  • Sunday School Leader, The Woodlands United Methodist Church


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