Derek Merman

The Merman Law Firm, P.C.
743 W. 18th St.
Houston, TX 77008
(713) 351-0679

Derek Merman graduated from Baylor University in 1998 with a B.S. in Biology.  He attended law school at the University of Houston Law Center where he graduated cum laude in 2004.

Derek Merman – History and PracticeDerek was raised by his mother on their ranch near Waco, Texas after his father died in a plane accident when he was six-years- old; as a result of that tragedy, Derek is compassionate with his clients and passionate about his work for the injured and those that have lost loved-ones due to the negligence of others.  Derek focuses his practice on defective drug  and product injuries, wrongful-death claims, catastrophic injuries, and admiralty claims.

Damages depend on the facts of the case, but in every circumstance, Derek endeavors to achieve high settlements and verdicts for each and every client.

Derek is licensed to practice law before every state court in Texas and the Eastern, Northern and Southern Federal District Courts of Texas and the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.


  • American Bar Association
  • Texas State Bar
  • The Maritime Lawyers Association
  • American Trial Lawyers Association
  • The Houston Bar Association
  • Houston Young Lawyers Association
  • Texas Young Lawyers Association