Andrew B. Sommerman

Andrew B. Sommerman

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Dallas, TX

Sommerman, McCaffity, Quesada & Geisler, LLP
 | 3811 Turtle Creek Boulevard, Suite 1400
Dallas, TX 75219
Phone: 214-720-0720
Fax: 214-720-0184
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2003 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1986
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (70%),
  • Business Litigation (20%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (10%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Spanish
Attorney Profile

Andrew ("Andy") Sommerman represents clients in personal injury cases.  A highly experienced trial lawyer, Andy specializes in catastrophic injuries, wrongful death and defective product cases.

Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, Andy has tried numerous complex cases involving car wrecks, truck wrecks, house and apartment fires, slip and falls, and workplace injuries.  He is an advocate for victims of damaging pharmaceutical drugs such as Xarelto, Yaz/Masmin, Viagra, and other medications that have caused serious injury or death.  He has also prosecuted complex medical malpractice and liability cases involving pharmaceuticals, medical devices, improper surgeries, misdiagnosis of cancers, and infectious diseases.

Andy also handles cases involving business fraud, audit malpractice, fiduciary litigation, director and officer liability, He has represented Chapter 7 bankruptcy trustees, liquidating trustees and receivers. 

Andy has received a peer-review rating of AV® Preeminent™ (5.0 out of 5.0), the highest distinction awarded by Martindale Hubbell.  He has also been named Super Lawyer by Thomson Reuters for the past 14 years, named Best Lawyers, in Dallas-Tort Product and Medical Liability Litigation: Plaintiff by D Magazine, awarded the Nation's Top One Percent by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel and listed among the Most Feared Lawyers by De Medici Ratings.

Andy enjoys sharing his expertise with future generations of lawyers by teaching courses at Texas Wesleyan University, Southern Methodist University, The South Texas College of Law and the University of Texas at Arlington.  He also instructs other accident attorneys in continuing legal education courses on products liability, medical malpractice, legal procedure and insurance law.

About Andrew Sommerman

Admitted: 1986, Texas

Professional Webpage: https://www.textrial.com/attorneys/andrew-b-sommerman/

Honors/Awards:

  • 10 Best Attorneys, 2017, 2018, 10 Best Attorneys, 2017, 2018, American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys, 2017
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Multi Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Multi Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Nation's Top One Percent, 2015, 2016, Nation's Top One Percent, 2015, 2016, National Association of Distinguished Counsel
  • Top 50 Settlements, Top 50 Settlements, 2016
  • Most Feared Lawyers, Most Feared Lawyers, De Medici Ratings, 2016
  • Top Attorneys of North America, Top Attorneys of North America, 2018
  • Top Attorneys of North America, Top Attorneys of North America, 2019
  • Best of D Lawyers: Tort Product & Medical Liability Litigation: Plaintiff 2013, 2014, Best of D Lawyers: Tort Product & Medical Liability Litigation: Plaintiff 2013, 2014, D Magazine
  • Super Lawyers, Texas Monthly
  • Chief Prosecutor, Honor Court
  • Best of D Lawyers, D Magazine, 2014
  • AV Rated, Martindale-Hubbell, 2012
  • Pro Bono Lawyer of the Year, Fort Worth, Texas
  • Torts Recipient, American Jurisprudence Award
  • AV Rated, Martindale-Hubbell, 2013
  • AV Rated, Martindale-Hubbell, 2011
  • Amjur Award, Torts
  • Moot Court Champions, American Collegiate Moot Court

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Federal District Court of the Northern District of Texas, 1986
  • United States Supreme Court, 2017
  • Federal District Court of the Eastern District of Texas

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • State Bar of Texas, 1986
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association
  • State Bar College
  • Dallas Trial Lawyers Association
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • American Association for Justice, Member

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Instructor, Texas Wesleyan University
  • Adjunct Professor, South Texas College of Law
  • Instructor, Southern Methodist University

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Preserving Error and How to Appeal, Author, Preserving Error and How to Appeal, 2013
  • Causation and Damages, Author, Causation and Damages, State Bar of Texas Advanced Personal Injury Law, Https://www.textrial.com/causation-and-damages/, 2011

Educational Background:

  • South Texas College of Law, J.D., 1986
  • University of Texas at Arlington, B.A., 1983

Industry Groups

  • Business Litigation
  • Business Litigation
  • Car Accidents
  • Car Accidents
  • House And Apartment Fires
  • House And Apartment Fires
  • Oil And Gas Accidents
  • Oil And Gas Accidents
  • Slip And Fall
  • Slip And Fall
  • Truck Wrecks
  • Truck Wrecks
  • Workplace Injuries
  • Workplace Injuries
  • Wrongful Death
  • Wrongful Death

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Office Location for Andrew B. Sommerman

3811 Turtle Creek Boulevard
Suite 1400
Dallas, TX 75219

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Last Updated: 9/5/2019

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