KENNON L. WOOTEN is a Partner with Scott Douglass McConnico in Austin, TX. Kennon joined the firm in May 2011, after serving as the rules attorney for the Supreme Court of Texas. Kennon joined Scott Douglass & McConnico LLP in 2011, after serving as the Rules Attorney for the Texas Supreme Court, working at Baker Botts LLP, and clerking for former Chief Justice Wallace B. Jefferson of the Texas Supreme Court. As Rules Attorney, she handled inquiries relating to rules and assisted the Court with promulgating and amending rules. At Scott Douglass & McConnico, her docket includes a broad range of civil litigation and appeals involving, among other things, allegations of breach of fiduciary duty, breach of contract, business tort, personal injury, Medicaid fraud, and professional malpractice. Her education includes the University of Texas at Austin (BA with highest honors, 1999) and the University of Texas School of Law (JD with honors, 2004). She served as the Head Teaching Quizmaster in law school. Kennon also has served as a member of the Texas Commission to Expand Civil Legal Services, a member of the Texas Supreme Court Task Force for Rules in Expedited Actions, the President of the Austin Young Lawyers Association, and the Chair of the State Bar of Texas Court Rules Committee. She currently serves as Editor-in-Chief for Austin Lawyer, Secretary of the Texas Legal Service Center, and Secretary of the Austin Bar Association. She is also a member of the American Law Institute, Supreme Court Advisory Committee, Editorial Board for The Advocate, and the State Bar of Texas Court Rules Committee. She is a frequent CLE speaker and has published a book and law-review articles on discovery practices. She received the Travis County Women Lawyers Association Litigation/Appellate Attorney Award in 2018, a “Standing Ovation” State Bar Volunteer Award in 2017, and a Special Commendation of the Texas Supreme Court and State Bar in 2011. She was named as a Texas Rising Star in 2008, 2009, and 2013-2017.