Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP is pleased to announce that Litigation Attorney Scott D. Ellis has been elected to membership in the prestigious Fellows of the Texas Bar Foundation. Selection as a Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation is based on exceptional professional achievements and dedication to the justice system throughout the state of Texas.
Mr. Ellis, a 2006 graduate of the University of Houston Law Center, is an associate in the Firm's Houston office, where he represents both plaintiffs and defendants in complex commercial, oil and gas, construction, real estate, products liability, consumer and general personal injury disputes. He has consistently been recognized among the state's top young attorneys on the annual Texas Rising Stars list published in Texas Monthly magazine based on his work in business litigation.
The Texas Bar Foundation is the largest charitably funded bar foundation in the country. Since its founding in 1965, the organization has grown from an initial 254 Charter Fellows to more than 7,500 current Fellows throughout Texas. To date, the Texas Bar Foundation has distributed more than $15 million throughout Texas to assist nonprofit organizations with a wide range of justice-related programs and services.