University of Texas, JD, 1988
- Order of the Barristers
University of Texas, BA, 1985
A native of Houston, Texas, Sherie Beckman is an active trial lawyer who has handled a wide range of litigation and appeals throughout her career, including cases involving professional negligence, products liability, commercial litigation and securities, industrial accidents, premises liability, and oil and gas litigation.
Ms. Beckman has served as lead attorney in numerous cases successfully tried to verdict or settled, including cases involving medical and hospital negligence, catastrophic injury, and death.
Sherie has taught trial advocacy as an adjunct professor at the University of Houston Law Center and currently serves on the Law Advisory Board for the Public Policy and Law Center for Children at Risk.
Ms. Beckman has been included in the annual selection of Best Lawyers in America and Best Lawyers in Texas. She was also elected by her peers to the American Board of Trial Advocates.
Prior to joining Mithoff Law in 2000, Sherie practiced at Vinson & Elkins, and Mayor, Day, Caldwell & Keeton.
Ms. Beckman earned her JD and BA from the University of Texas at Austin where she was selected to the Order of the Barristers.
Lead attorney in numerous medical and hospital negligence cases tried to verdict, and successfully settled, involving personal injury, catastrophic injury, and death.
Securities trial team: currently handling multi-billion dollar securities litigation against a global corporation for alleged material misstatements artificially.
Lead Attorney on explosion at a co-generation facility, resulting in the death of a father and husband, multi-million dollar settlement on behalf of clients.
Hurricane Rita Bus Fire: negligence and product liability litigation involving multiple tragic deaths of senior living facility members as the result of a bus fire during the Hurricane Rita evacuation.
Oil and Gas
Oil and Gas trial team: cases for both plaintiffs and defendants involving well and environmental contamination.
Co-lead trial counsel: case against apartment complex for death of college coed at the hands of maintenance personnel at complex.
Restaurant Fire Litigation: co-lead trial counsel in litigation involving catastrophic burn injuries to father and daughter when restaurant caught fire after construction project that was non-compliant with existing building codes.
- ConocoPhillips Wants $63 million settlement reimbursed by Noble Energy
HOUSTON -- A state appeals court in Houston agreed Wednesday with ConocoPhillips that Noble Energy owes responsibility to indemnify, or reimburse, ConocoPhillips with respect to a $63 million settlement for an environmental claim for damage to an oil field in Cameron Parish, Louisiana.
Handling the case for ConocoPhillips was The Mithoff Law firm -- Richard Mithoff, Sherie Beckman and Warner Hocker; from Baker-Botts Tom Phillips and Macey Stokes, Ben Geslison and Omar Alanz.
Harris County Public Health has recently sent letters to some residents who live near the San Jacinto Waste Pits warning them not to drink their tap water due to the discovery of highly toxic chemicals in local wells.
American Board of Trial Advocates
State Bar of Texas
Honors & Awards
- Best Lawyers in America, 2011-2017
- Best Lawyers in Texas, 2012-2017
- AV “Preeminent” rated by Martindale-Hubbell since 2001
- Texas SuperLawyers, 2017