Gary L. Scott


Gary Scott has practiced law in Dallas for more than 30 years, during which time he has had substantial experience in commercial real estate acquisitions and landlord/tenant law. He formed Gary L. Scott, P.C. in 1990. His clients include large real estate developers as well as small business owners and nonprofit organizations. He has significant experience in land assemblage and complicated real estate purchase transactions.

Gary is a member of the American Bar Association, the Texas Bar Association, and is proud to be a member of the College of the State Bar of Texas. He is licensed to practice law in all Texas courts and is licensed to practice in Federal courts in the Northern District of Texas.

In a volunteer capacity, Gary served as the President of North Texas Education Finance Corporation an entity created by the City of Dallas for the issuance of bonds for public and private schools. He is a member of the Nasher Sculpture Center Drawings Forum.

In addition to his professional activities, Gary is a highly regarded amateur chef. He has generously donated his expertise and time as a chef for a variety of charitable events including one event where the spirited bidding ended with a total of $19,000. He has twice assisted Abraham Salum, the chef for Salum Restaurant, at a dinner at the James Beard House in New York. In addition, he participated in the monthly former Abacus Restaurant “Dirty Dozen” classes for more than 19 years under the direction of Chef Kent Rathbun and continues to study under a variety of other chefs in the DFW area.

Plus, the Dallas Morning News did a feature story, “Restaurant gear suits amateur chef” describing the process Gary used as the designer and general contractor for the complete gut and renovation of his residential kitchen into a “new workspace that offers the performance of a restaurant kitchen.”

He holds the following degrees:

J.D. Southern Methodist University

M.A. Purdue University

B.A. University of New York at Albany