Elizabeth Marie Dulong Scott
Counsel at Akin Gump Strausws Hauer & Feld (Dallas, TX)
ELIZABETH MARIE DULONG SCOTT is a Partner at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld. Ms. Scott’s practice focuses on complex civil litigation matters, with an emphasis on defending lawsuits filed under the False Claims Act (FCA) and representing public companies and their officers and directors in securities and privacy litigation, internal investigations, and regulatory investigations, and enforcement proceedings. Ms. Scott also handles a range of other litigation matters, including energy, breach of contract, business fraud and other business torts. Ms. Scott has experience in state and federal court, as well as before the International Centre for Dispute Resolution, a branch of the American Arbitration Association. Ms. Scott also devotes a significant portion of her time to pro bono matters, and, in 2011, she was named firmwide pro bono associate of the year. Prior to joining Akin Gump, Ms. Scott served as a law clerk for the Honorable Leslie H. Southwick of the United States Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit from 2008-2009 and for the Honorable Daniel P. Jordan III of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi from 2007-2008. Ms. Scott also served as an adjunct professor for the Mississippi College School of Law from 2008-2009, teaching legal writing and citation. Ms. Scott received a B.A. summa cum laude with distinction in English from Hendrix College in 2004. In 2007, she received a J.D. with high honors from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law, where she was the research editor for the University of Arkansas at Little Rock Law Review and was the recipient of the Robert Sarver Award, which is awarded to the graduating graduate student adjudged outstanding on the basis of leadership, citizenship, scholarship and character. Ms. Scott is a member of the State Bar of Texas, the Bar Association of the 5th Federal Circuit, the Dallas Bar Association and the Dallas Association of Young Lawyers.