S Deatherage Law, PLLC


Scott Deatherage is one of the state's leading environmental and energy lawyers.  He has practiced environmental law for over 30 years.  His practice has included representation of clients in manufacturing, oil and gas, chemical, petrochemical, petroleum refining and marketing, real estate development, trucking, banking, private equity, among other industries and businesses.  In terms of environmental media and programs, he has experience with air emissions, wastewater, solid and hazardous waste, underground and above ground tank regulation and releases, contaminated soil and groundwater, Brownfield programs and redevelopment, and state voluntary cleanup programs.

He is based in Dallas but has worked on projects around the United States.

Scott’s expertise is demonstrated by his selection by his peers to various best lawyer programs, including Superlawyers, Best Lawyers, Chambers, and Best Environmental Lawyer in Dallas twice in the last five years.

His legal practice extends to energy matters as well.  He has worked on wind, solar, anaerobic digestion, biomass, waste to energy, and natural gas projects.  He has negotiated more than 15 ground leases for solar farms. 

Scott brings an innovative approach to environmental and energy matters and finds creative ways to represent clients and achieve successful outcomes.

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