Sheryl Norman

Partner, Houston Office

Sheryl Norman

Partner, Houston Office

T: (817) 332-1391 |  F: (817) 870-2427 |  E:  |  V-Card

Since 1994 Sheryl Norman has represented Class I railroads, short-line railroads, rail switching companies, rail contractors, and rail employee transportation companies defending grade crossing, FELA and trespasser litigation across Texas.  Her docket primarily consists of lawsuits involving catastrophic injuries such as death, traumatic amputation, brain injury, and paralysis. In addition to representing railroads at the trial and appellate level in state and federal courts she has handled an array of other cases involving personal injury and property damage. She has tried multiple cases to verdict.  Ms. Norman is also a public arbitrator for FINRA.

Ms. Norman is a member of the State Bar of Texas, the Houston Bar Association, and the National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel. She has been named to the College of the State Bar of Texas, an honorary society for lawyers who voluntarily choose to complete at least double the required number of continuing education hours. In 2013 Ms. Norman was elected as a Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation, the largest charitably funded bar foundation in the nation. Ms. Norman practices primarily out of the firm’s Houston office.

Areas of Practice

Railroad Law
Civil Litigation
Personal Injury Defense


Baylor University School of Law
Waco, Texas
J.D., 1993

University of Texas-Arlington
Arlington, Texas
B.A., Political Science, 1990

Bar Admissions

Texas, 1993
U.S. District Courts:
Eastern District of Texas
Southern Districts of Texas
Western District of Texas

Please feel free to contact us at (817) 332-1391 in Fort Worth or Houston to discuss your legal needs.

Brown, Proctor & Howell, LLP, a  law firm concentrating on highly complex litigation and negotiation, originated in 1922 with the partnership of two prominent north Texas attorneys, Jesse M. Brown and Sidney Samuels.  Today our lawyers handle multi-million dollar cases from our offices in Fort Worth, Houston, and Austin Texas. For more than 90 years, we have provided clients with the highest level of expertise and professionalism. All named partners are rated  as  AV Preeminent®, the highest level of professional excellence awarded by their legal peers, as established through the 2012 Martindale Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings.™