Samuel B. Edwards

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Securities Litigation Attorney in Houston, TX

Shepherd Smith Edwards & Kantas, L.L.P.
 | 1010 Lamar, Suite 900
Houston, TX 77002
Phone: 800-711-3321
Fax: 713-227-7215
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2019
Selected To Rising Stars: 2008 - 2011, 2013 - 2014
Licensed Since: 2001
Practice Areas:
  • Securities Litigation
Attorney Profile

Offering securities law representation to individual people and institutions nationwide, Samuel B. Edwards is a partner at Shepherd Smith Edwards & Kantas LLP. Striving to protect investor rights, Mr. Edwards has helped clients achieve favorable resolutions to matters involving such issues as fraud and misrepresentation, unsuitable investment counsel, stock and bond investments, annuities and futures, and derivatives.

Mr. Edwards earned a Bachelor of Arts from The University of Texas at Austin prior to attending the University of Houston Law Center. He graduated from there with honors, receiving a Juris Doctor. Mr. Edwards also earned a Master of Law degree in securities law and a Master of Laws degree in financial regulation from Georgetown Law.

When brokerage firms, financial institutions, trust companies and others defraud retirees, credit unions, municipalities and other investors, it may cost people their financial security, as well as their futures. Mr. Edwards’ experience includes representing clients in arbitration through private actions, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, the American Arbitration Association and the Intercontinental Exchange Inc. Striving to help those he represents to recover the maximum compensation for their losses, he provides dedicated guidance and advocacy. Standing by his clients through each phase of the process, it is Mr. Edwards’ goal to hold investment firms accountable when fraud or other such wrongdoing takes place.

Previously, Mr. Edwards served as the editor-in-chief for the PIABA Bar Journal, and he continues to regularly contribute as an author. Staying active in the legal community, Mr. Edwards is a member of the Public Investors Arbitration Bar Association and he frequently lectures on investment and securities-related topics for various professional organizations.

Practice Areas
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Securities Litigation (100%)


Selected to Super Lawyers for 2 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 6 years

Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2019 Rising Stars: 2008 - 2011, 2013 - 2014

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About Samuel Edwards

Admitted: 2001, Texas

Professional Webpage:


  • Rising Star, Thomson Reuters, 2008-2011
  • Super Lawyer, Thomson Reuters, 2013-2014

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • PIABA, Board of Directors, Member
  • Public Investors Arbitration Bar Association (PIABA), Active Member

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • PIABA Bar Journal, Previous Editor and Chief

Educational Background:

  • Georgetown University Law Center, LL.M., Master’s Degree, Major: Securities Law and Financial Regulation, Honors: With Distinction, Honors: Thomas B. Chetwood S.J. Prize – Graduated with Highest Grade Point Average in Securities Law and Financial Regulation
  • University of Texas, B.A.

Industry Groups

  • Securities Law
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Office Location for Samuel B. Edwards

1010 Lamar
Suite 900
Houston, TX 77002

Phone: 800-711-3321

Fax: 713-227-7215

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Last Updated: 4/4/2019

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