Scott Thompson

Haynes and Boone LLP

Scott Thompson leverages more than seven years of prior work experience as a human resources and executive recruiting professional to deliver practical employee benefits and executive compensation legal advice from a client’s point of view.

Scott frequently assists clients in corporate transactions, representing both buyers and sellers, by identifying and correcting employee benefit plan issues, such as retirement plan qualification failures and compliance with Sections 409A and 280G of the Internal Revenue Code as well as negotiating and drafting the purchase agreement and other transaction-related documents.

Whether representing an employer or an employee, Scott often assists clients with the compensation and benefits provisions of employment agreements. Scott is knowledgeable in numerous types of executive compensation plans, including incentive, bonus, change in control, retention, and severance plans.

Scott acts as counsel to both public and private companies in the implementation and administration of their executive compensation, employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs), and equity plans, including preparing plan documents, award agreements, and related filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

Scott also assists clients by ensuring their health plans are compliant with the latest regulations issued under the Affordable Care Act and HIPAA and that their retirement plans have been amended to comply with the Internal Revenue Code and ERISA.

Professional and Community Activities :

  • American Bar Association Section of Taxation, Employee Benefits Committee; ESOP Subcommittee, Assistant Vice Chair, 2019
  • Dallas Bar Association, Employee Benefits/Executive Compensation Section Committee; Board Member, 2019; Member, 2012-2018
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Dallas Bar Association


  • J.D., Texas A&M University School of Law (formerly Texas Wesleyan University School of Law), 2012, summa cum laude;Order of the Barristers; Order of Scribes; Managing Editor, Texas Wesleyan Law Review
  • B.A., Political Science, Texas A&M University, 1995


  • Intern to the Honorable Ken Tapscott, Dallas County Court-at-Law No. 4, Summer 2010

ADMISSIONS : Texas, 2012


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Haynes and Boone LLP is located at 2323 Victory Ave #700, Dallas, TX 75219, USA. You can reach out to Haynes and Boone LLP using their phone line 214.651.5075. You can also check their website or email them at [email protected].
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Haynes and Boone LLP
2323 Victory Ave #700, Dallas, TX 75219, USA
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