Scott P. Hazen



Scott P. Hazen has more than 35 years of legal experience and has successfully defended clients in a wide variety of litigation including:  toxic/mass torts, product liability, personal injury, medical malpractice, construction defect, professional liability, employment, and creditors rights.

Scott has spent the majority of his career focusing on toxic torts/environmental, product liability, personal injury, and employment litigation.  He has represented a wide variety of public and private sector companies including manufacturers, lenders, service providers, premises owners, suppliers, and distributors.  Scott has successfully defended toxic exposure cases involving talc, asbestos, diacetyl, hydrogen sulfide; mortar/mixed dust, benzene, mineral spirits, silica, legionella, and other chemicals.  Scott has also defended a number of fire damage cases involving refineries, oil field equipment, and land owners.  In addition, Scott has extensive experience handling large dockets, and multi-district litigation.

Speaking Engagements

  • Advanced Creditors Rights Course(s), Director, State Bar of Texas CLE
  • “Computers: Building a 21st Century Practice”, State Bar of Texas CLE
  • “FIRREA’S Administrative Claims Process and Anti-Injunctive Provisions”, State Bar of Texas CLE
  • “Dealing with the FDIC and Resolution Trust Corporation as Opponents”, State Bar of Texas CLE
  • Medicare Secondary Payer Rules and Mandatory Reporting Requirements
  • “The Pitfalls of Incomplete Medical Records and the Effect on Medical Malpractice Claims”, Baylor Medical Center


  • J.D., University of Tulsa, 1986
  • B.A., University of Texas in Austin, 1982


  • State Bar of Texas, 1987
  • State Bar of Arizona, 2022
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas


  • State Bar of Texas
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute


  • Best Lawyers in America© -- Commercial Litigation, Personal Litigation - Defendants; Best Lawyers®; selected for inclusion 2024