Schechter, Shaffer & Harris is pleased to announce that four of our attorneys were recently named by Houstonia Magazine as Top Lawyers for 2014. Matthew Shaffer, Arthur Schechter, and Jonathan Harris were all named top lawyers in the practice area of personal injury law.

Houstonia Magazine Top Lawyers are chosen based on ratings for Houston-area attorneys. These ratings consider experience, education and training, awards and honors, as well as peer endorsements. Although there are thousands of attorneys in the Houston area, only 460 were named to Houstonia’s list.

Matthew Shaffer

As a managing partner of SMSH, Matthew Shaffer is an experienced, dedicated attorney who takes pride in thorough preparation and attention to detail, as well as personal attention to clients. He is board certified in Personal Injury Law and handles all types of accident claims, including maritime and Jones Act cases. Shaffer was also named a Texas Super Lawyer in 2014.

Arthur Schechter

Since 1964, Arthur Schechter has helped thousands of individuals and families in maritime and personal injury claims. In his more than 5 decades as a personal injury attorney, Mr. Schechter has been honored among his peers, by legal organizations and by clients, who have named boats, businesses and even babies after him. He is also a former U.S. ambassador.


Jonathan Harris

As a former defense lawyer for insurance companies, Jonathan Harris brings a unique perspective to the personal injury cases he handles. He enjoys using advanced technology to make the strongest case possible. Mr. Harris’ area of practice typically focuses on auto and trucking accident claims. He is also board certified in Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.

The Houston injury attorneys at Schechter, Shaffer & Harris, L.L.P., Accident & Injury Lawyers help those who have been injured in accidents in a wide range of circumstances. Contact us today for a free consultation.