Slack Davis Sanger, LLP
Paula Sweeney focuses on cases involving complex medical and scientific issues. She has been a leader in the field of healthcare liability litigation (medical malpractice) for decades, and still takes a few cases in that field, along with work on pharmaceutical and prescription liability cases. Paula is well known for her powerful cross-examination skills and her expertise in handling complex cases involving catastrophic injury and complicated medical issues.
A frequent teacher and invited lecturer for legal, medical, and other professional groups across Texas and much of the United States, Paula was named a Legend of Trial Law by the Dallas Bar Association as well as its 2012 Trial Lawyer of the Year.
In the courtroom, Paula's skills as a cross-examiner have been described as “relentless” and “driven”; as one defense lawyer put it, “Paula is like a heat-seeking missile.” Paula has been a Martindale-Hubbell AV®-rated attorney for more than 35 years and has been Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law since 1986. She has also received the Gene Cavin Award from the State Bar of Texas for lifetime commitment to continuing legal education. Paula is licensed to practice law in Texas and Montana.