Trial Lawyers Brent Phelps, Shams Merchant Join PMR Law

Experienced trial lawyers compliment the firm’s personal injury, complex commercial litigation practices 

HOUSTON – Commercial and personal injury litigation firm Paranjpe Mahadass Ruemke LLP or PMR Law welcomes attorneys Brent Phelps and Shams Merchant to the Houston-based firm. 

“Brent and Shams each come with separate sets of talent and skills that will complement our team and help us provide the right solutions for our clients,” said Tej Paranjpe, managing shareholder and co-founder of the firm.  

Mr. Phelps comes to PMR Law from Bergquist Law Firm and focuses his practice on personal injury litigation. With a passion for representing individuals with catastrophic injuries, Mr. Phelps is dedicated to holding drivers and trucking and insurance companies accountable for their negligence and wrongdoing. His expertise also includes premises liability and medical malpractice litigation. Mr. Phelps is a graduate of South Texas College of Law in Houston and has a political science degree from Texas A&M University. He is a member of the of the Houston Trial Lawyers Association. 

Mr. Merchant’s practice focuses on complex commercial litigation, mass torts and class actions, as well as personal injury. While in law school, he assisted representing plaintiffs and defendants in high-stakes casesincluding representing more than 500 plaintiffs in a flooding-related lawsuit against a petroleum company. He is a graduate of the University of Houston Law Center and earned his finance degree from the University of Houston Bauer College of Business. Mr. Merchant is a member of the Houston Trial Lawyers Association, the South Asian Bar Association of Houston and the Houston Young Lawyers Association. 

PMR Law is driven by compassion and focused on results. The firm has helped hundreds of clients receive the compensation they deserve in personal injury litigation and business disputes. PMR Law’s priority is to provide personalized attention, professionalism, and tireless representation. Visit: 

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