Houston Complex Commercial Litigation Firm AZA Home to Three Best Lawyers in America
October 17, 2011

HOUSTON – Three name partners from the Houston complex commercial litigation law firm AZA once again have earned recognition in The Best Lawyers in America.

Joe Ahmad, John Zavitsanos, and Demetrios Anaipakos all are featured in the 2012 edition of The Best Lawyers in America, marking the eighth consecutive year they have been highlighted on the preeminent listing of the country’s top attorneys.

The AZA attorneys are recognized for their work in complex commercial litigation and executive employment cases. Mr. Ahmad, Mr. Zavitsanos and Mr. Anaipakos are Board Certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, and have earned distinguished or preeminent ratings from Martindale-Hubbell.

The annual Best Lawyers guide is based on a rigorous peer-review survey that includes nearly 3 million confidential evaluations. The full listing is available at

Mr. Ahmad primarily represents executives in employment-related litigation, including trade secret and non-compete cases. He is recognized as one of the state’s Top 100 lawyers in the Texas Super Lawyers list, and is a member of the prestigious American Board of Trial Advocates.

Mr. Zavitsanos represents companies in complex commercial disputes, oil & gas litigation, and other high-stakes cases. Elected to the American Board of Trial Advocates, he also is featured on Texas Super Lawyers’ listing of the state’s Top 100 attorneys.

Mr. Anaipakos represents plaintiffs and defendants in complex commercial cases and securities fraud litigation. He has appeared in Texas Super Lawyers each year since 2004, including recognition among the Top 100 lawyers in Houston.

AZA, known as AZA, 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, securities fraud, construction, and business dispute cases. AZA is one of only 32 firms in the U.S. to be recognized as “awesome opponents” in a nationwide poll of corporate general counsel who were asked to name the law firms they hope their companies never have to face in court. In fact, AZA has been hired on many occasions by the same companies the firm has prevailed against at trial. More information about the firm can be found at

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