Scott Deatherage is a partner in the Environmental Law Practice Group at Thompson & Knight LLP in Dallas, Texas. He received his Juris Doctor degree, cum laude, from Harvard Law School and his Bachelor of Arts degree in Letters with minors in French and Botany, with highest honors, from the University of Oklahoma. Mr. Deatherage practices in the areas of permitting, compliance, administrative and judicial litigation in air, water, hazardous waste, and toxic substance matters before local, state, and federal environmental agencies and courts. He advises clients on environmental matters relating to corporate governance and environmental disclosure. He serves as the firm's head of the Climate Change and Renewable Energy Practice Group. In this capacity, he works on carbon trading transactions, advising clients regarding developing carbon credit projects, and advising clients on corporate strategy regarding climate change, greenhouse gas emissions, and carbon trading.
State Bar of Texas
Harvard Law School 1987
Professional Associations & Memberships
ABA, State Bar of Texas, Dallas Bar Association
Honors and Awards
Chambers Best Lawyers, Texas Super Lawyer, Best Lawyers in Dallas D Magazine, Whos Who Legal
Areas of Practice
- Administrative Law
- Constitutional Law
- Energy & Utilities
- Environmental Law
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