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.
S. Barrett, P.C. is a boutique law practice keenly focused on Strategic Business Law for start ups and small to mid sized businesses. Strategic Business Law is the fusion between sound, fundamental business practices and the law. S. Barrett, P.C. approaches the practice of law from a business centric perspective.
In addition to the Strategic Business Law practice, S. Barrett, P.C. offers a wide variety of legal services focused on the individual. S. Barrett, P.C. possesses a core competency in Estate Planning, including Wills and Trusts, Probate, Guardianships, Powers of Attorney, Directives, and Pre and Post Nuptial Agreements.
Strategic Business Law
S. Barrett, P.C. practices law from a business centric perspective.
The methodology taken with each client is designed to achieve the optimal balance between the “business owner who thinks like a lawyer” and the “lawyer who thinks like a business owner”;
Relying on the understanding of core business principles, strategy, business planning and operations, S. Barrett, P.C. transcends the traditional Counsel - Client relationship; creating a consultative role that adds value to the Client's overall business strategy;
This approach is called “Strategic Business Law”
What Sets S. Barrett, P.C. Apart From Other Firms
S. Barrett, P.C. has developed a unique formulation: blend the practice of business law with the core fundamentals of strategic management. The result is called Strategic Business Law.
Strategic Business Law is practicing law from a business-centric perspective. Before determining the best legal approach to solve everyday and complex challenges, S. Barrett, P.C. will rely on our understanding of substantive business principles; strategy, business planning and financial acumen to develop and foster a creative consultative role that adds value to the client's overall business strategy.
Non taxed based Estate Planning for individuals to provide your family with the comfort and peace in knowing that you have planned for future contingencies and that your finial wishes will be carried out.