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 1999the highest possible rating awarded by the Martindale-Hubbell Directory of Attorneys. 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.