Eight Lawyers from AZA Named Among Nation’s Best for Commercial, Patent Litigation
August 18, 2014
HOUSTON – Eight lawyers from the acclaimed Houston litigation boutique Ahmad, Zavitsanos, Anaipakos, Alavi & Mensing P.C., or AZA, are being recognized in the 2015 edition of The Best Lawyers in America based on their work in commercial litigation and patent litigation.
AZA attorneys Joseph Ahmad, John Zavitsanos, Demetrios Anaipakos, Amir Alavi, Todd Mensing, Sean Gorman, Tim Shelby and David Warden all are recognized among the nation’s best, with Mr. Warden earning selection based on his expertise in Patent Litigation and the other seven for their representation of clients in Commercial Litigation.
Mr. Ahmad, who represents corporations and executives in trade secret and non-compete cases, earned the 2015 Lawyer of the Year honor in the Employment-Individual category for the Houston area. Mr. Ahmad is the author of the popular “Legal Issues in the Executive Suite” blog.
Best Lawyers honorees are selected through a rigorous, peer-review survey that includes more than 4 million confidential evaluations by other lawyers in the same and related specialties. Best Lawyers is the oldest peer-review publication covering the legal profession, and it is widely considered the premier guide to the country’s leading attorneys.
The 2015 edition of Best Lawyers marks more than 10 years that AZA founding partners Mr. Ahmad and Mr. Zavitsanos have earned selection. Mr. Anaipakos and Mr. Gorman have been recognized among the nation’s best for five years. Mr. Alavi and Mr. Mensing earned their third and second selections, respectively. Mr. Shelby and Mr. Warden made the list for the first time this year.
Ahmad, Zavitsanos, Anaipakos, Alavi & Mensing P.C. is a Houston-based law firm that is home to true courtroom lawyers with a formidable track record in complex commercial litigation, including energy, intellectual property, and business dispute cases. AZA is recognized in Chambers USA 2014 among the best in Texas commercial law; U.S. News & World Report and The Best Lawyers in America as one of the country’s best commercial litigation firms in 2014; and Law360 as one of only 13 Texas Powerhouse law firms. National corporate counsel named AZA one of the country’s best in client service among law firms serving the Fortune 1000. Read more at www.azalaw.com.