Ira Sherman

Ira Sherman

Senior Partner

Licensed in Washington, DC, Maryland, & New York  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.

Recognized for Excellence

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. Ira focuses on Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Wrongful Death, Medical Malpractice, Car Accidents, Truck Accidents, Bus Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, and Bicycle Accidents. Ira Sherman is a member of numerous prestigious associations, including: 
  • American Association for Justice, member
  • Embolization Devices Litigation Committee, co-chairman
  • Traumatic Brain Injury Litigation Group, member
  • Brain Injury Association of the District of Columbia, board of directors
  • Trial Lawyers’ Association of Metropolitan Washington DC, member
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. He was also included in the list of Washington, DC Super Lawyers every year since 2011 and in December 2012 Mr. Sherman was elected to the Board of Directors for the Brain Injury Association of America.

“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.” – Ira Sherman

Experience and Skill You Can Trust

Ira Sherman has been an active member of the American Association for Justice (formerly the Association of Trial Lawyers of America). He was 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 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 Forum 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.

Contact Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata & Siegel, P.C. at (202) 659-8600 to receive a free consultation and to begin your personal injury claim.

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