Matthew Shaffer was recently selected by his peers for inclusion in the Best Lawyers in Texas© for 2013 in Admiralty/Maritime Law. Schechter, Shaffer & Harris, L.L.P., Accident & Injury Lawyers was also named as a Tier 1 firm in Houston for Admiralty/Maritime Law by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” in 2014.
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Shaffer is a managing partner who joined SMSH in 1992. As a maritime attorney, he has spent his legal career fighting for the rights of injured workers, demonstrating extraordinary devotion to his clients and their well-being.
Best Law Firms
To earn a spot in the U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” list, a law firm must have at least one attorney who has been ranked as one of the Best Lawyers. The rankings for Best Law Firms are based on client and lawyer evaluations, peer reviews and a review of additional information provided during the formal submission process.
Rankings are based on a tier system for each metropolitan area, with the highest ranking firms in the first tier. Schechter, Shaffer & Harris received a Tier 1 ranking for the Houston metropolitan area.
The maritime law firm of Schechter, Shaffer & Harris has been representing injured workers for more than five decades. We help victims of serious maritime job injuries, including seamen, longshoremen, offshore workers and harborworkers from across the United States and around the world.