Samuel B. Edwards

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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 - 2020
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
    • 100%Securities Litigation


    Selected to Super Lawyers for 3 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 6 years

    Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2020 Rising Stars: 2008 - 2011, 2013 - 2014

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    About Samuel Edwards

    Admitted: 2001, Texas

    Professional Webpage:


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

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Public Investors Arbitration Bar Association (PIABA), Active Member
    • PIABA, President, 2019

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • PIABA Bar Journal, Previous Editor and Chief


    • Received a $10,000,000 arbitration award for an individual investor that included $1,000,000 in punitive damages., 2017

    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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