Shelly A Sanford



Shelly A. Sanford went to school at the University of Texas and St. Mary's University School of Law. Ms. Sanford is licensed by the State Bar of Texas and she and her firm earned an AV-Preeminent rating by the Martindale Hubbell registry of lawyers. Ms. Sanford successfully passed the qualified lawyers transfer test in 2010 for eligibility as a Solicitor in the UK. 

Ms. Sanford is a leading member of the Products Liability bar nationally and has been involved as a federally-appointed Plaintiff's Steering Committee member in multiple multi-district litigations across the country. Ms. Sanford has acted as an Executive Committee member on Federal litigation involving governmental actions and has been retained as outside counsel to the State of Texas and the State of Oklahoma on fraud litigation relating to pharmaceutical products.

Ms. Sanford worked for years with renowned Texas Trial Lawyer, John O'Quinn (1941-2009), before joining practices with Carlene Rhodes Lewis (1954-2006) and then forming her own firm in 2007. Ms. Sanford's clients include individuals, corporations and governmental entities.

Ms. Sanford has been frequent speaker for the legal community on matters involving mass torts, pharmaceutical drugs and preemption, and has co-authored journal publications on the issue of preemption. Ms. Sanford is or has been a member of the Association for American Justice, Texas Trial Lawyer's Association, the American Trial Lawyer's Association, the College of the State Bar of Texas, and the Christian Trial Lawyer's Association.

Ms. Sanford was certified by the White Resolution Center at the University of Houston Law Center in Domestic and International Arbitration, which is included in her practice areas. 

Sanford Law Firm
Principal Office in Houston, Texas

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