Scott Davenport J.D., M.B.A.

Since 2004, Scott has maintained the highest rating, AV Preeminent, from Martindale Hubbell, a peer review rating organization. In 2006, and 2010-2017, H-Texas Magazine recognized Scott as one of Houston’s Top Lawyers for the People for Personal Injury Litigation. Scott has been recognized as a Top Rated AV Preeminent Lawyer with a practice area in Commercial Litigation by The American Lawyer Magazine. Scott was also honored as having made Houstonia Magazine’s 2013-2015 Top Lawyers list. The list was created by an unbiased third party board created to hand pick the top legal professionals in Houston.

Scott was also selected as a Texas Super Lawyer in Personal Injury Law in 2016 and 2017. Only 5% of attorneys in Texas receive this distinction.

In 2017, Scott was accepted as a member in The American Board of Trial Advocates, a select group of trial lawyers whose primary purpose is to promote and pressure the civil jury trial and to elevate the standards of integrity, honor, and courtesy in the legal profession.

Scott has received his Transportation Worker Identification Credentials (“T.W.I.C.”) issued by the Transportation Security Administration and U.S. Coast Guard. The TWIC card gives Scott unescorted access to secure areas of port facilities, outer continental shelf facilities, and vessels regulated under the Maritime Transportation Security Act of 2002, or MTSA, and all U.S. Coast Guard credentialed merchant mariners.

Scott has been married for over 23 years and is an active member of St. Martha’s Catholic Church.  He coached girls soccer for the Texas Heatwave, for 8 years, served as Cubmaster and Assistant Den Leader for Cub Scout Pack 909 in Humble, Texas, for 4 years, and is the Scoutmaster for Boy Scout Troop 1922 in Atascocita, Texas (2012-present).  He is also the Executive Producer and a castmember for the annual production of Nightcourt, an all lawyer musical, acting, dancing “Broadway-esque” show performed at the largest venues in Houston (Hobby Center and Wortham Center), which has raised over $1,000,000 for local legal charities. He is a die-hard Boston Red Sox fan and a long-time season ticket holder for the Houston Texans and Texas Longhorns Football.

Scott Davenport AVVO Rating

Education

  • Juris Doctor, University of Tulsa College of Law, 1994
  • Masters in Business Administration, University of Tulsa, 1994
  • B.S. Business Administration, University of Rhode Island, 1990
    (Double Major: Finance and Marketing)

Admissions

  • Arizona, 2013
  • Minnesota, 2006
  • Texas, 1994
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas, 1995
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas, 1995
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas, 1996
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas, 2002
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1999

Honors and Awards

  • American Jurisprudence Award – Commercial Law and Transactions (1994)
  • Houston’s Top Lawyers for the People for Personal Injury Litigation, H Texas Magazine (2006; 2010-2017)
  • Top Rated AV Preeminent Lawyer-Commercial Litigation, American Lawyer Magazine (2013)
  • TOP LAWYERS, Houstonia Magazine (2013-2017)
  • AV Preeminent Rating by Martindale Hubbell (2004-present)
  • Texas Super Lawyers – Personal Injury, (2016, 2017)
  • Best of the Best by The American Registry (2015-present)
  • America’s Most Honored Professionals by The American Registry (2015-present)
  • Superb Rated Attorney by AVVO (2012-present)
  • Nation’s Top One Percent by National Association of Distinguished Counsel (2016)
  • Top Attorneys in Texas by Texas Monthly (2016-2017)
  • American Board of Trial Advocates – Member (2017-present)
  • Texas Bar Foundation – Fellow (2017-present)

Past Employment

  • Ryan and Sudan LLP –  Associate (1994-1998)
  • Glover Anderson Lewis & Prebeg, PC –  Associate (1998-2000)
  • Glover Lewis & Prebeg, PC –  Associate (2000-2002)
  • Glover Miller Lewis & Prebeg, PC –  Partner (2002-2005)
  • Miller Lewis and Davenport PC – Shareholder (2005-2008)
  • Lewis Davenport & Hildebrand PC – Shareholder (2008-2010)
  • Davenport Law Firm, PC – Shareholder (2010-Present)

Certification/Specialties

  • Personal Injury Trial Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 2005; recertified in 2010 and 2015

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • American Board of Trial Advocates – Member (2017-present)
  • Texas Bar Foundation – Fellow (2017-present)
  • Houston Bar Association, Litigation Section
  • State Bar of Texas, Litigation Section
  • National Order of Barristers
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association
  • Houston Trial Lawyers Association
  • Zeta Beta Tau
  • Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America  
  • Transportation Worker Identification Credentials (“T.W.I.C.”) (December 2012-Present) 
  • Storefront Safety Council – Member