We are proud to announce that Matthew Shaffer, and Arthur Schechter have been selected to the 2014 Texas Super Lawyers list, and Cynthia Huerta has been selected to the 2014 Texas Rising Stars list.

Matthew Shaffer

Matthew Shaffer is managing partner of Schechter, Shaffer & Harris, L.L.P., Accident & Injury Lawyers. Known for being an aggressive trial lawyer, Shaffer demonstrates a striking attention to detail and supreme dedication to his clients.

He is board certified in Personal Injury Law, handling a wide range of maritime and Jones Act claims, as well as other accident cases. Shaffer has been named a Texas Super Lawyer in maritime and personal injury since 2005.


Arthur Schechter

Arthur Schechter, founding partner of SMSH, celebrated his 50th anniversary of practicing law earlier this year and is the nation’s longest practicing plaintiff’s maritime attorney. Over the years, he has helped thousands of clients to achieve successful financial outcomes and start new lives.

As a proud patriot and dedicated community servant, Schechter was named the U.S. Ambassador to the Bahamas in 1998. He has also served many Houston organizations as a member and fundraiser.

Schechter was named a Texas Super Lawyer in general personal injury and alternative dispute resolution. He has been named to the Super Lawyers list every year since 2003.

Cynthia Huerta

After establishing a successful career with an insurance defense firm, Cynthia Huerta joined SMSH to make a difference in the lives of injured workers. Using her extensive experience and knowledge of  the insurance industry, Huerta strives to maximize compensation for her clients while giving them the respect and attention they deserve.

She has been named a Texas Super Lawyers Rising Star in general personal injury since 2007.

About Super Lawyers and Rising Star Honors

Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers who have achieved an outstanding level of peer recognition and professional recognition in their practice areas.

Each year, no more than five percent of lawyers in the state are selected for inclusion in the Super Lawyers list, and no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected as Rising Stars.

These annual selections are made by way of a multiphase process, which includes a statewide survey of attorneys, an independent evaluation of candidates, and peer reviews.

If you’ve been injured in an accident in the Houston area, contact our law firm Schechter, Shaffer & Harris, L.L.P., Accident & Injury Lawyers today at (713) 364-0723.