Sameer Hashmi

Sameer briefed, argued, and won a dispositive summary judgment motion for a Fortune 500 client within three months of beginning his practice, and he hasn’t looked back since. Sameer grew up loving to tell stories. Now a trial lawyer, he spends his time telling his clients' stories. As a first-generation lawyer from a household with limited means, Sameer understands how to communicate complex issues to everyday people. He uses this skill to his clients' advantage as he represents plaintiffs and defendants in various areas of complex litigation, including fiduciary liability, contracts, professional malpractice defense, copyrights, antitrust, oil and gas, and premises liability.

Prior to joining the firm, Sameer spent a year clerking for the Honorable Andrew S. Hanen in the Southern District of Texas, Houston Division. He draws on this invaluable experience as he represents clients in federal and state court. Sameer graduated second in his class from Baylor Law School, where he served as Editor-in-Chief of the Law Review. While at Baylor, he won multiple advocacy competitions and awards, including the 2015 “Mad Dog” Mock Trial Competition, a five-day, single-elimination, one-on-one trial competition.

Bar Admissions & Activities


Admitted to the State Bar of Texas.

Austin Bar Association

Austin Young Lawyers Association

Education

Baylor University, B.A. Philosophy, 2012

Baylor University Law School, J.D. Summa Cum Laude, 2016

Recognitions and Awards

Baylor Law Review, Editor-in-Chief

2015 “Mad Dog” Mock Trial Competition Champion

2014 Strasburger & Price Moot Court Competition Champion

Order of the Barristers

Received the highest grade in the course 9 times at Baylor Law

Articles and Presentations
Consequential Damages or Direct Damages—What Difference Does It Make in the Realm of Lost Profits?, 17th Annual Advanced In-House Counsel, State Bar of Texas, August 2018 (co-author with Cindy Saiter).

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