Butler Snow is pleased to announce that Scott K. Field has joined the firm’s Austin office. Field will practice with the firm’s commercial litigation group with a focus on appellate advocacy.
“We are excited to welcome Scott to our firm and to our growing Austin office,” said Donald Clark, Jr., chairman of Butler Snow. “His past experience in the courtroom, both at the trial and appellate levels, will strengthen our commercial litigation group and our service to clients.”
Prior to joining the firm, Field served a six-year term as Justice of the Texas Court of Appeals, Third District. He also has experience from private practice where he handled all levels of trial and appellate matters in federal and state courts, represented individuals and institutions in a variety of commercial litigation matters including contract and insurance disputes and represented participants in ERISA plans with disability and medical claims.
Field is a member of the State Bar of Texas, the Austin Bar Association, the Robert W. Calvert American Inn of Court, the Federalist Society and the Texas Supreme Court Historical Society. He is also on the Board of Directors for the Texas Aggie Bar Association and is a fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation and the Austin Bar Foundation. Field received his bachelor’s degree, summa cum laude, from Texas A&M University and his Juris Doctor, with honors, from the University of Texas School of Law.
Butler Snow’s commercial litigation team handles a wide array of complex disputes arising from contract and business arrangements for a broad range of businesses nationwide. The firm’s commercial litigation practice is led by some of the firm’s most experienced trial lawyers who have gained regional and national reputations for successfully handling complex commercial litigation, class actions and mass tort matters. The team includes in-house CPAs, banking personnel, insurance personnel and others, providing invaluable contributions to their case strategies and work product.