At The Newsome Law Firm, we specialize in fighting for those who have been hurt by the negligence of others. We are dedicated to uncovering where the hospitals, doctors or companies you trusted failed and getting top compensation for the injuries they caused. We will work with you every step of the way to make sure that you understand the choices you are making and feel empowered to make them.
Raina Spielman Newsome brings 30 years of experience and a proven track record of success. Raina began her career working for the prestigious law firm, Fulbright & Jaworski (Norton Rose Fulbright now) and did defense litigation there and at Hunton Andrews Kurth, another AM 100 law firm, for many years before she began to represent people who had been injured. Her experience on both sides of the courtroom allows her to get top results for her clients.
Raina is an experienced litigator with a broad background in complex commercial, medical malpractice and personal injury litigation. She fights zealously for her clients in the courtroom and cares strongly about their emotional and physical health and healing.
Raina earned her Bachelor of Business Administration degree with high honors from The McComb School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin where she was on the Dean’s Honor List all four years and was selected to be a member of the National Business Honor Society.
Raina earned her Juris Doctor with high honors from The University of Texas School of Law. At The University of Texas School of Law, Raina was awarded the Carrington, Coleman, Sloman & Blumenthal Academic Excellence Award for earning the highest overall GPA in her first year. She was selected to be on the Texas Law Review and served as an Associate Editor of the Texas Law Review. Raina was also selected to join Order of the Coif, a National Law Honor Society which admits only the top 10% of Law School graduates in the country.
With 30 years of experience, Raina has represented both plaintiffs and defendants and has worked with several prominent, top 100 international law firms. Her courtroom experience on both sides of the aisle provides her with a strong understanding of all aspects of the litigation process and what it takes to achieve the best result for her clients. Raina’s experience includes medical malpractice, personal injury, wrongful death, products liability, negligent hiring, group insurance, premises liability, breach of contract, DTPA, fraud and automobile liability. She has appeared in both federal and state courts and has jury trial and bench trial experience. Raina also has extensive appellate experience including oral arguments before the Court of Appeals.
Raina’s current focus is on representation of Plaintiffs in personal injury and medical malpractice litigation. She dedicates herself to seeking justice for those who have suffered due to the negligence of others.
Bachelor of Business Administration with Honors, 1989
The University of Texas, Austin, Texas
Juris Doctor with Honors, 1992
The University of Texas School of Law, Austin, Texas
State Bar of Texas, 1992
United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas
The Supreme Court of the United States
United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
PHV Admissions to Colorado, Florida, Iowa, New Mexico, and Utah
AWARDS & ACCOLADES:
The National Trial Lawyers Top 100
Order of the Coif
Carrington, Coleman, Sloman & Blumenthal Academic Excellence Award
Bankston, Wright & Greenhill Award in Tort Law
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