AZA Named to Best Law Firms List for 11th Year by US News – Best Lawyers  
November 3, 2022

HOUSTON – Trial law firm AZA is being recognized among the Best Law Firms in Houston for 2023 by U.S. News & World Report and The Best Lawyers in America. The selection marks the 11th time the firm has been named to the list. 

“Absolutely my go-to firm for any high-stakes litigation. AZA is tough, smart, and effective. They win cases,” an AZA client told researchers compiling the list.  

AZA is listed in the top tier of Houston-area metropolitan law firms for commercial litigation in the 2023 guide. Client evaluations are a critical part of the research for this prestigious annual recognition. The rigorous selection process also includes peer review from attorneys in the same practice areas. The complete listing is at 

Some of the client comments about AZA that were gathered by the Best Law Firms researchers include:   

  • “Extensive commercial litigation expertise. You don’t want to go up against this firm in the courthouse.”
  • “Excellent lawyers … they will work all night to prepare for a trial. I highly recommend them if you are planning to go to trial!”
  • Todd Mensing and his team did great work for me on a contract dispute. They were practical in their approach and mindful of working efficiently given the amount in controversy. I would not hesitate to recommend them to others.”
  • “AZA has provided wonderful guidance on complex litigation matters and is more than willing to dig in and understand the underlying substance. Because of their expertise, we have selected them to carry on with an appeal that they were not previously involved in.”
  • “One of the finest group of guys that has ever represented me, Especially John Zavitsanos!” 

AZA, or Ahmad, Zavitsanos & Mensing, is a Houston-based law firm that is home to true courtroom lawyers with a formidable track record in complex commercial litigation, including energy, healthcare, intellectual property, and business dispute cases. AZA is recognized by Chambers USA 2022 among the best in Texas commercial law and intellectual property; by U.S. News – Best Lawyers’ Best Law Firms as one of the country’s best commercial litigation firms for 11 years running; has been named Litigation Department of the Year by Texas Lawyer three times including for 2021; and was previously dubbed by Law360 a Texas Powerhouse law firm.


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