Shannon Conway, Founding Partner

Shannon Conway serves as a Professor of Practice and Assistant Director of Bar Readiness with UNT Dallas College of Law. Prior to founding FSC, she has done every legal job available at a law firm, starting at Patton Boggs LLP as a secretary, she worked her way up to clerk, paralegal, staff attorney, associate, partner, and now, at FSC, managing partner.

John Scott, Founding Partner

John Scott first established his national reputation when he won a landmark victory as a plaintiff’s attorney in 1998 with an award of more than $28 million in an asbestos case, the largest jury verdict in such a case in United States history. In 2001, John’s trial victory on behalf of an HMO defendant was recognized by the National Law Journal as the National Healthcare Verdict of the Year and the National Verdict Win of the Month.

In 2012, John became Deputy Attorney General of Civil Litigation for the Texas Office of the Attorney General. In December 2015, John took over as the Chief Operating Officer of the Texas Health and Human Services Commission. In January 2016, John took on the role as chairman of the Texas Department of Information Resources.

Bryan Hughes, Of Counsel

FSC attorney Bryan Hughes focuses on civil litigation, as well as advising and representing entrepreneurs and businesses of all sizes. A lifelong Texan, Bryan is well-versed in Texas state and federal courts, having served as a clerk in the Eastern District of Texas.

Bryan was recently re-elected to the Texas Senate, while carrying over seventy-five percent of the vote. First elected to the Texas Senate in 2016, he currently represents the 16 counties of Senate District One in northeast Texas. Bryan chairs the Committee on State Affairs and the Committee on Administration. He also represented District Five in the Texas House for 11 years.

Bryan is respected throughout the state for his competence and courtroom demeanor and was honored by the Texas Judges as Friend of the Judiciary in 2014. He also received the Visionary Leadership Award from the Combined Law Enforcement Associations of Texas.