V. Andre Sherman

V. Andre Sherman

V. Andre Sherman

Trial Lawyer
Los Angeles, California

Andre Sherman, a trial lawyer at Girardi Keese in Los Angeles, focuses his practice in the areas of catastrophic personal injury, pharmaceutical mass torts, as well as employment and consumer class actions.

Mr. Sherman is passionate about his clients and the law. He has successfully litigated many significant wrongful death, personal injury, pharmaceutical, employment and consumer class action cases throughout his career, obtaining impressive results totaling in the hundreds of millions in settlements and verdicts.

Mr. Sherman's cases have resulted in improved legislative protections for unwitting consumers who have been unfairly targeted with substandard products that often cater to low income families least able to protect their rights. Mr. Sherman has served as a member of several plaintiff steering committees on coordinated pharmaceutical multi-plaintiff actions throughout the state. He has also served as lead, liaison and trial counsel on numerous coordinated JCCP, MDL and class actions throughout California. Andre is driven to succeed on behalf of all those aggrieved clients he zealously represents.

Areas of Practice

  • 50% Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 20% Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff
  • 10% Consumer Law
  • 20% Employment & Labor: Employee

Bar Admissions

  • California, 1998


  • Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, California
    • J.D. - 1997
  • University of California, Los Angeles, California
    • B.A. - 1992

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Association for Justice, Litigation Chair, Byetta Litigation Group, 2010 - 2013
  • Consumer Attorneys of California
  • Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles
  • John M. Langston Bar Association, Board of Directors, 2009 - 2012
  • American Board of Trial Advocates, Inn of Court
  • National Bar Association

Honors and Awards

  • Los Angeles Magazine, "Southern California Super Lawyers Rising Star", 2005-2007, 2010
  • Southern California Super Lawyers, 2013 - 2017
  • Fellow, American Bar Foundation

Published Works

  • "Who's Who Law - Attorney's Who Bring Business to Their Firms", Los Angeles Business Journal, March, 2005
  • "Rent-A-Center, Plaintiff's Attorneys Announce Settlement of Griego/Carrillo Litigation", Business Wire, 2005
  • Case and Client Management in the Early Stages of Mass Torts, Advocate, February, 2010


  • Consumer Attorneys of Inland Empire Palm Springs Seminar - JCCP Coordinated Actions, Speaker, CAOIE, 2016 - Present
  • HarrisMartin California Mass Tort & Class Action Litigation Conference, San Francisco, Speaker, 2016 - Present

Pro Bono Activities

  • Public Justice Foundation
  • Black Entertainment & Sports Lawyer's Association

Rated By Super Lawyers | V. Andre Sherman | SuperLawyers.com