Charles S. Siegel


Charles Siegel is the head of the appellate and qui tam practices at Waters Kraus Paul & Siegel. He was born in Houston, Texas and earned both his undergraduate and Juris Doctor degrees at the University of Texas. Charles has argued appeals in nine of the federal circuits, seven state supreme courts, and in numerous intermediate appellate courts around the country, and has appeared in state or federal trial courts in more than 30 states and in the Republic of the Marshall Islands. He has served as a guest lecturer at the University of Texas Law School, the University of Houston Law Center, Southern Methodist University Law School, the University of the West Indies College of Law, and the Faculty of Law at Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland. He is a frequent speaker at legal seminars around the country and abroad. He is a member of the American Association for Justice, Public Justice Foundation, the American Bar Association (ABA), the Dallas Bar Association, and the Texas Trial Lawyers Association. Charles served on the ABA’s Task Force on Asbestos Bankruptcy Trusts and was recognized on the Thomson Reuters Texas Super Lawyers® list eleven times. He was a finalist for Public Justice’s Trial Lawyer of the Year.

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Charles S. Siegel

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Areas of Practice

  • Asbestos Litigation
  • Birth Injury Litigation
  • Medical Device Litigation
  • Opioid Litigation
  • Qui Tam / Government False Claims Act Litigation
  • Toxic Tort
  • Appellate Practice
  • International

Pro Bono & Community Service

  • Dallas Trial Lawyer Association Pro Bono Project for 9/11 Injured Victims Trust Fund

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 1985


  • University of Texas at Austin School of Law, J.D., 1985
  • University of Texas at Austin, B.A., 1982

Professional Associations & Memberships

  • American Bar Association
    • Task Force on Asbestos Bankruptcy Trusts
  • American Association for Justice
    • Member, Amicus Curiae Committee
    • Member, Legal Affairs Committee
    • Member, Public Education Committee
  • Public Justice Foundation
    • Member, and former Director
  • Taxpayers Against Fraud
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association
  • Dallas Bar Association

Honors & Awards

  • Kristi Couvillon Pro Bono Award, Texas Civil Rights Project, 2016
  • Recipient, American Association for Justice Wiedemann Wysocki National Finance Council Award, 2013
  • Selected for recognition on the “Texas’ Top Rated Lawyers” list, produced by LexisNexis® Martindale-Hubbell® and published by ALM Media Properties, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
  • Selected for recognition on the Texas Super Lawyers list, published by Thomson Reuters, Legal, 2003-2012
  • Finalist, Trial Lawyer of the Year Award, Trial Lawyers for Public Justice, 1990
  • AV® Preeminent 5.0 out of 5, Martindale-Hubbell Featured Peer Review Rated Lawyer

Other Appointments

  • Law Review: Review of Litigation, University of Texas, 1983-1984


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