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Why Choose SDM

“We advocate
relentlessly for our
clients, with integrity, preparedness and care.”

Cindy Saiter Partner

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Scott Douglass & McConnico is a firm of seasoned trial lawyers who regularly handle trials, hearings, and appeals. We seek the most strategic and cost-effective solution to our clients’ problems, whether it is a contract dispute, a professional malpractice claim, a tax dispute, or an oil & gas regulatory issue.  We pride ourselves on speedy resolution of cases. Our attorneys’ vast courtroom experiences separate us from other firms, as does our nationally-recognized appellate practice. We also have one of the largest administrative law practices in the state, in cases before the Texas Railroad Commission, the Texas Comptroller’s Office, the Public Utility Commission of Texas, and the Texas General Land Office. We practice before many other state and federal regulatory agencies, as well.

Our primary mission is to serve as our clients’ advocates and to protect their interests. We represent a wide range of clients from a variety of industries in civil lawsuits and administrative proceedings. Our firm works with clients in many industries including energy, oil & gas, technology, manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, retail, and real estate, as well as professional services providers such as accountants, physicians, and attorneys. We represent family-owned businesses and huge multi-national public companies.


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Our Difference

Our Culture

SDM was founded in 1976 based on the principles of honesty, attention to detail, and exceptional client service. Our attorneys today strive to stay true to the firm culture and style of practicing law that our esteemed founders established.


Wally Scott and Frank Douglass founded our firm in 1976 based on the principles of honesty and exceptional client service.

Diversity &

SDM prides itself on its diversity and values the participation of minorities and women in the provision of legal services.

Pro Bono &

Scott Douglass & McConnico is consistently recognized as a Pro Bono Champion by Volunteer Legal Services of Central Texas.

Honors &

The Scott Douglass & McConnico team is proud to be recognized as one of the best in the industry. See more of our recent awards.

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