Scott Thompson Esq.

Haynes and Boone LLC
Thompson, Scott


Scott Thompson, Esq. is an associate in the Dallas office of Haynes and Boone. Scott 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 I.R.C. Sections 409A and 280G.

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, 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 received his Bachelor of Arts from Texas A&M University and his Juris Doctor from Texas A&M University School of Law. He is admitted to the Texas bar.