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Sherilyn James Forsythe

Sherilyn James Forsythe

Senior Attorney

Sherilyn James Forsythe represents individuals in Nachawati’s mass torts practice, focusing on claims against pharmaceutical companies and manufacturers of failed medical devices. Sherilyn litigates state and federal personal injury and product liability claims, including propounding discovery, drafting pleadings, and managing staff. She frequently practices in federal court in multidistrict litigation. Using these skills, Sherilyn also supports the public client litigation team.

Before joining Nachawati Law Group, Sherilyn worked for the City of New York in its Human Resources Administration/Department of Social Services, representing the City’s interest in personal injury litigation. Outside her legal practice, Sherilyn loves to travel with her family. Her three favorite cities to visit are Barcelona, Paris, and London.


  • Environmental, Air, and Water Contamination Law
  • Medical Drug & Medical Device
  • Public Client Practice


  • State Bar of Texas
  • State Bar of New York


  • Public Justice
  • American Association for Justice
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association
  • Attorneys Serving the Community
  • American Bar Association
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • New York County Lawyers Association
  • New York State Bar Association


  • J.D., The Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University
  • B.B.A. Finance, Howard University, cum laude