I approach litigation from a business perspective, recognizing the financial and time costs of a trial. Except on rare occasions, litigation should not become the center of a client's universe. I find it helpful to perform a cost-benefit analysis with my clients, to assess their likely recovery or loss and what it will cost to find out what happens at trial.
With diverse clients ranging from real estate developers and manufacturers to healthcare providers and energy companies, Scott Aston focuses his practice on resolving challenging business disputes with significant dollar amounts at stake, both in the courtroom and through settlement negotiations. He has more than 30 years of experience handling litigation involving a variety of complex business issues, including deceptive trade practices, products liability, fraud, negligence, contract disputes, breach of fiduciary duty, unfair competition, theft of trade secrets, unfair employment practices, wrongful death and personal injury.
Scott has guided clients to numerous favorable settlements and judgments in litigation before courts across Texas, and in arbitration. Whether he’s representing an international developer in a commercial real estate dispute or prosecuting fraud and breach of fiduciary claims on behalf of oppressed shareholders, Scott knows that his clients have a lot of money on the line, and he refuses to compromise when their interests will be better served in the courtroom.