Licensed May 1983
University of Texas School of Law: J.D.,
August, 1982 (with Honors)
University of Texas at Austin: B.A. in
Government/Pre-Law, 1978 (with Honors)
Unparalleled knowledge and experience
relating to those places where technology and regulation intersect
– and often collide – all the way up the protocol
Clients include competitive
communications companies, Internet service and application
Focus on public law and regulation
relating to telecommunications, computers, Internet, privacy,
procurement, electric and gas utilities, economic regulation,
consulting, governmental relations, and instruction and training
to individuals, groups, companies and governmental agencies.
Past Contract Consumer Advocate
(representing residential and small business consumers) with City
of Austin Electric Utility (1994-1999). Former Regulatory Counsel
for Texas ISDN Users Group and Texas Internet Service Providers
PRIOR EMPLOYMENT EXPERIENCE
McCollough Henry, PC, January 2009 to April 2017
Sole Proprietor, Law Offices of W. Scott
McCollough, May, 2002 to January, 2009.
Shareholder, Stumpf, Craddock, Massey &
Pulman, April 2000 to April, 2002.
Sole Shareowner, McCollough and
Associates, P.C., July 1998 to 2000.
Sole Shareowner, W. Scott McCollough,
P.C., August 1995 to July 1998.
Partner, Bledsoe, Brown, Evans &
McCollough, April 1994 to April 1996.
Faculty member, Center for Lifelong
Engineering Education, 1987 to 2002.
Instructor in “Telecommunications
Management and Regulation” course for government and private
industry voice and data network managers.
Chief, Public Agency Representation
Section, Assistant Texas Attorney General, June 1984 to January,
1994. Represented State of Texas before regulatory agencies with
jurisdiction over gas, telephone, water and electric utilities,
and on appeal. Assisted and advised state agencies and local 9-1-1
emergency service providers in utility and network planning,
purchasing, operation and interconnection. Represented agencies in
billing and rating disputes with utilities. Served as regulatory
counsel for General Services Commission and regulatory and general
counsel for Advisory Commission on State Emergency Communications.
Past Member, State Cogeneration Council and Relay Texas Advisory
Associate, Bickerstaff, Heath &
Smiley, May 1983 to June 1984.
Computer Operator, Contributing Editor,
Biomedical Engineering Department, Biological Transport Lab,
University of Texas at Austin, January 1979 to June 1984.
Researched medical, biological, chemical aspects of novel
treatment for end-stage renal disease developed by Biological
Transport Laboratory. Formulated, generated, computed and compiled
mathematical modeling and analysis of data from nationwide testing
program sponsored by National Institutes of Health.
BAR & COURT ADMISSIONS
State Bar of
Court for the District of Columbia
U.S. District Court for the Western
District of Texas
Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals
Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals
Born: October 30, 1954, San Antonio,
Service in U.S.M.C., Grade E-5, MOS
0351; Legal Clerk, Administrative Law Section, Staff Judge
Advocate Office; Disabled Veteran; Honorable Discharge January