Fears Nachawati Law Firm is pleased to announce the promotion of three new partners: Brice Burris, Sarah Poormon, and Steve Schulte.
The three attorneys have proven their ability to attain strong results for Fears Nachawati clients and will each bring unique experiences to the partnership team. Burris, Poormon, and Schulte will join founding partners Bryan Fears and Majed Nachawati, as well as Matthew McCarley, John Raggio, Darren McDowell, Misty Farris, Ann Saucer and Amy Shahan.
“Each of these three new partners is well-deserving of their new title and have shown exemplary leadership traits,” said Bryan Fears, co-founder of the law firm. “We’re excited to have them join our team of all-star partners and create even better legal experiences for our clients.”
Brice Burris has been a valuable asset in attaining results for the firm’s clients since joining Fears Nachawati in 2014. He was part of a Fears Nachawati trial team that obtained the highest intentional tort jury verdict in Texas for 2018. Brice, along with the rest of the trial team, was recognized by the Texas Lawyer and inducted into the Verdicts Hall of Fame for their $166 million dollar verdict. Recently, Brice was recognized for his work on behalf of personal injury clients and was listed among Best Lawyers’ inaugural “Ones to Watch” list in 2020.
Sarah Poormon joined the firm in 2018 with 20 years of prior legal experience as a managing attorney. Among her other supervisory roles, Sarah plays a key part in developing and expanding the firm’s business transactions practice area. Her prior legal practice centered on criminal defense litigation. Through her current work with the firm serving on various legal plan committees, Sarah has facilitated the expansion of programs that provide the disadvantaged with greater access to justice.
Steve Schulte focuses his practice exclusively on the representation of individuals and families harmed by unsafe practices and products. Since joining the firm in 2020, Steve has managed a large mass torts docket. Additionally, he and Fears Nachawati partner Darren McDowell, have helped grow the firm’s asbestos department into a successful team helping clients nationwide. In 2020, Steve was honored as a Texas Super Lawyer for his ongoing and significant accomplishments in his field of practice after repeatedly being selected to the Texas Super Lawyers Rising Stars list. Steve currently holds the highest AV Preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell for his ongoing and significant accomplishments in his field of practice.
“Brice, Sarah, and Steve offer unique expertise in their respective primary areas of practice and will strengthen our firm’s ability to lead the industry in those areas,” said Majed Nachawati, co-founder of Fears Nachawati. “They each embody the values of our firm and we’re thrilled to have them join our team of partners.”
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