Steve Faries is a personal injury attorney with extensive experience litigating pharmaceutical mass tort cases nationwide to jury verdict and settlement. In July 2013, he was named to the prestigious Plaintiffs Steering Committee in U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York in the Federal multi district court (MDL) set up for the Mirena IUD drug litigation.
Mr. Faries is a recognized leader in the fight for justice against pharmaceutical drug and medical device companies that put unsafe products on the market. His legal practice is devoted 100% to helping people injured by dangerous pharmaceutical drugs and medical devices.
Prior to joining the David Matthews Law Firm family in January 2013, Mr. Faries held leadership positions at law firms with primary offices in Texas, Calif., Ohio, and Penn.
Mr. Faries entered The University of Houston Law Center following a career with IBM and worked on his first pharmaceutical trial while still in law school. Since earning his law degree in 2003, Mr. Faries has participated in pharmaceutical and personal injury jury trials in Texas, Ark., Penn. and Tenn. His national experience in fighting Wyeth, Pfizer, Pharmacia, Bayer, Depuy, Johnson & Johnson and other Big Pharma giants has helped deliver several favorable settlements to his clients.
Married for 17 years, Mr. Faries and his wife (a school teacher) live with their two teenagers in The Woodlands area of Houston.
Areas of Practice
- Drug & Device Ligitation: Pradaxa, Granuflo, Nuvaring, Mirena IUD
- General Litigation
- University of Houston Law Center, JD, 2003
- Texas A&M University, MS, 1994
- Texas A&M University, BBA, 1990
Law School Accomplishments
- Student Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Texas Consumer Law
- Recent Articles Editor, Journal of Texas Consumer Law
- Finalist, The Law Center Mock Trial Competition
- Finalist, The Law Center Moot Court Competition
- Winner, Best Brief, The Law Center Moot Court Competition
State Bar Memberships/Professional Affiliations
- Texas State Bar, 2003
- U.S. District Courts for the Eastern & Southern Districts of Texas, 2003
- American Association for Justice, 2004-present
- U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida, 2011