Krystal Scott

Krystal Scott is a partner in the business and commercial litigation practice group. Scott practices in Jones Walker’s Houston office where she focuses her practice on disputes for energy-industry clients. She represents both onshore and offshore energy clients in oil and gas matters, including enforcing contractual and property rights, compliance with environmental and industry regulations, and class actions. Scott has developed a focus on litigation of royalty disputes, transportation, marketing, and gathering disputes, lease maintenance and operations disputes, and disputes involving fraud and error. In addition, Scott has significant experience litigating disputes between companies involved in offshore activities, with a particular focus on offshore contractual disputes. Her experience also extends to the healthcare industry. Prior to joining Jones Walker, Scott represented hospital systems and other healthcare providers while working at Fulbright & Jaworski. She handled cases for these clients ranging from malpractice, to licensing, to labor and employment. Scott served as a law clerk to the Honorable W. Royal Furgeson in the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas, San Antonio Division. She is an honors graduate of the University of Houston Law Center, where she served as articles editor for the Houston Law Review. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree with honors from Trinity University.