Scott Garelick

Top rated Business Litigation attorney in Dallas, Texas

Underwood Perkins, PC
Scott Garelick
Underwood Perkins, PC

Practice Areas: Business Litigation, Employment Litigation, Intellectual Property Litigation; view more

Licensed in Texas since: 2001

Education: University of Colorado Law School

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2023

Underwood Perkins, PC

5420 LBJ Freeway
Suite 1900
Dallas, TX 75240 Visit website


At Underwood Perkins, PC, Scott Garelick represents clients in Dallas, Texas. His legal practice is focused on the following matters: lender liability claims, antitrust, real estate matters, intellectual property, trade secrets, labor and employment law, complex insurance cases, white collar criminal law and commercial litigation. With almost three decades of experience, he has managed extremely complex cases with significant criminal exposure and large sums of money at both the federal and state levels.

At the University of Northern Colorado, Mr. Garelick graduated with his Bachelor of Science before moving on to complete his goal of becoming an attorney. He then graduated from the University of Colorado Boulder and is currently admitted to practice in Colorado and Texas. His experience also extends to nonsolicitation and noncompetition cases, wrongful termination claims, and retaliation and discrimination claims.

Mr. Garelick is a member of the State Bar of Texas and the Dallas Bar Association. Within this organization, he is actively involved with the Media Relations Committee and the Criminal Justice and Public Forum. During his long, successful career, he has worked with clients in the following industries: technology, health care, energy and banking. As he has experience in both criminal and commercial law, he represents both individuals and companies in legal matters that significantly affect their future.

With the ultimate goal of keeping each client out of litigation, Mr. Garelick recognizes that negotiation is valuable in many legal matters. If a case is forced through to litigation, he is experienced and knowledgeable about the process and can handle it successfully.

Practice areas

Business Litigation, Employment Litigation: Defense, Intellectual Property Litigation, Criminal Defense: White Collar, General Litigation, Real Estate: Business

Focus areas

Criminal Law - Federal, Employment Law - Employer, Non-Compete Agreements, Trade Secret, White Collar Crime, Wrongful Termination

  • 30% Business Litigation
  • 20% Employment Litigation: Defense
  • 20% Intellectual Property Litigation
  • 10% Criminal Defense: White Collar
  • 10% General Litigation
  • 10% Real Estate: Business

First Admitted: 1995, Colorado

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Representative Clients:
  • 4M Capital, LTD, d/b/a Arteriors Home, 2018
  • Johnson Equipment
  • Aperia Solutions, 2021
Educational Background:
  • University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, Bachelor of Science
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Dallas Bar Association - Criminal Justice and Public Forum/Media Relations Committees, Member
  • Colorado, 1995
  • State Bar of Texas, Member
  • Texas, 2001
  • Successfully arbitrated oil and gas dispute relating to a Purchase and Sale Agreement., 2021
  • First chair in jury trial before Judge Starr.  Obtained Jury verdict in one of the first in-person trials in the Northern District of Texas.  In addition to damages for our client's breach of contract claim, we obtained a judgment for all of our client's attorneys fees., 2021
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Representing three criminal defendants in Federal cases pursuant to the Criminal Justice Act.  I have been on the CJA panel for the Northern District of Texas since 2000., 2021
Industry Groups:
  • Banking
  • Energy
  • Healthcare
  • Technology

Office location for Scott Garelick

5420 LBJ Freeway
Suite 1900
Dallas, TX 75240

Phone: 972-661-5114


4 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2023

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