Scot Doyen is a trial lawyer who has extensive experience in the trial of commercial, personal injury, and first-party insurance cases. His experience includes defending premises liability, construction liability, legal and medical malpractice, commercial disputes and insurance coverage cases. Scot also has extensive appellate experience having successfully argued before the Supreme Court of Texas and the Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals, in addition to numerous other appellate victories. He has been named a Super Lawyer in personal injury litigation, is Board Certified in Civil Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and is a member of the Bar of the United States Supreme Court.
Scot routinely represents insurance carriers providing analysis and opinions in routine and complex coverage matters, as well as providing defense in bad faith claims involving personal and commercial lines of coverage. He has successfully represented residential and commercial insurers in trial and appellate work across Texas. Scot is also frequently called upon for advice and representation, both across Texas and nationally, related to the coordination of corporate discovery responses, trial and witness preparation, and strategies on topics such as ESI.
Scot has been actively involved in commercial litigation and traditional insurance litigation, both first-party and third-party, throughout his career. He has successfully defended all manner and size of corporations, insured or self-insured, as well as individuals, in personal injury suits alleging negligence claims and other tort claims. Scot is frequently called upon to evaluate the enforceability of indemnity provisions in contracts and he is frequently involved in claims asserting indemnity rights. He has successfully defended contractors, sub-contractors, premises owners, and product manufacturers.