Licensed in Washington, DC, Maryland, & New York
"I have a personal attachment to my clients and I never lose sight
of the struggle for equal justice. It's what I believe in and what
I fight for."
Trial lawyer Ira Sherman has built his reputation on aggressive and creative
litigation strategies to successfully represent injured victims and victims
of discrimination. Known for his dedication to the cause, Mr. Sherman
has established himself as one of the area's leading advocates.
Mr. Sherman joined
Mr. Chaikin in April 1980. Upon Mr. Chaikin's retirement in December 1999, he
became the senior and managing partner of Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata
& Siegel, P.C. Mr. Sherman and the law firm have consistently received
an "AV" rating, the highest possible rating awarded by the
Martindale-Hubbell Directory of Attorneys.
In recognition of his standing in the legal community, Mr. Sherman was
elected President of the Trial Lawyers' Association of Metropolitan
Washington, DC (DC-TLA, the District of Columbia branch of the America
Trial Lawyers Association) in 1992. Mr. Sherman was included in the list
of Washington, DC
Super Lawyers every year since 2011. In December 2012 Mr. Sherman was elected to the
Board of Directors for the Brain Injury Association of America.
Ira Sherman has been an active member of the
American Association for Justice (formerly the Association of Trial Lawyers of America). He is co-chairman
of the Embolization Devices Litigation committee, a committee dedicated
to educating lawyers regarding the dangers in the utilization of cyanoacrylates,
the chemical equivalent of Superglue®, as an embolization device.
Mr. Sherman is also an active member of the Traumatic Brain Injury Litigation
Group of the American Association for Justice. Mr. Sherman is Vice President
and on the Board of Directors of the Brain Injury Association of the District
of Columbia. Mr. Sherman remains active as a member of the Leader's
Club of the
Trial Lawyers' Association of Metropolitan Washington, DC He has lectured at seminars sponsored by the Association of Trial Lawyers
of America, Trial Lawyers' Association of Metropolitan Washington,
DC, the Maryland Trial Lawyers' Association, the North Carolina Academy
of Trial Lawyers, the Hispanic National Bar Association and the National
Asian Pacific American Bar Association.
Mr. Sherman is a graduate of the
State University of New York at Buffalo Law School, and is licensed to practice in the District of Columbia, Maryland and New York.
email or call (202) 644-8303.
Ira Sherman, Managing Partner
Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata, & Siegel, P.C.
The Law Building
1232 Seventeenth Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20036