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Pegah Pourasef


Pegah Pourasef’s deep compassion has been the foundation of her 13 year legal career and a significant part of her success as co-counsel across a variety of practice areas.

She understands her clients are coming to Matthews Pourasef in their time of need, and the importance of getting them justice.

Her commitment to an empathetic, transparent, and communicative process has been the bedrock principle behind how Matthews Pourasef operates.

People are looking for someone to be there for them, not just to handle their case and move on. 

– Attorney Pegah Pourasef


Bar Admissions

Texas 2007

  • South Texas College of Law, Houston, Texas, 2007 J.D.
  • Honor List: Dean’s List, Fall 2006
  • Admission Merit Scholarship, 2004
  • University of Texas, Austin, 2004 B.A. 
  • Honors: Special Graduating Honors in Departmental Studies, 2004
  • American Association for Justice
  • American Bar Association
  • Houston Bar Association


During her time in law school, Pegah trained in meditation and settlements. She graduated from South Texas College of Law Houston in 2007 and immediately applied her skills in the human rights sector. Pegah worked as an attorney and political analyst for a non-profit human rights organization, providing political research, legal and writing services. 

Pegah then worked as an attorney for a global healthcare company, where she learned the nuances of the medical field. In addition to her legal duties, she was deeply involved in complex healthcare projects, including establishing unique international medical education programs and bringing physicians to community hospitals serving vulnerable, low-income populations throughout the U.S. 

In 2016 Pegah started her own law practice, combining her thorough understanding of the healthcare industry with her passion for helping people. She has represented thousands of clients in pharmaceutical and defective device cases, such as IVC filter, hernia mesh, and Invokana; as well as personal injury cases including California wildfires, Roundup cancer, and Boy Scouts of America abuse.

Pegah also continues her advocacy in her personal life as a donor to Human Rights First and the Houston Food Bank, as well as donating and having served on the board of the Gulf Coast Marrow Donor Program. In her free time, Pegah enjoys spending time with her husband and dog, Jackson, cooking and watching movies.

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