Houston Law Firm AZA Named Among Nation’s Best for Commercial Litigation
November 1, 2013

Litigation boutique wins national recognition from The Best Lawyers in America

HOUSTON – The Houston-based complex commercial litigation and intellectual property firm Ahmad, Zavitsanos, Anaipakos, Alavi & Mensing P.C. (or AZA) is being recognized as one of the country’s “Best Law Firms” yet again by U.S. News & World Report and The Best Lawyers in America.

AZA earned a place in the top tier of Houston commercial litigation firms on the national list of leading law firms for 2014. The firm was recognized for the same honor last year.

The “Best Law Firms” is compiled by researchers with U.S. News and Best Lawyers who survey thousands of attorneys and law firm clients. The full listing is available online at

Six AZA lawyers are recognized among the nation’s top legal counsel in the 2014 edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Firm attorneys Joe Ahmad, John Zavitsanos, Demetrios Anaipakos, Amir Alavi, Todd Mensing and Sean Gorman are named in the exclusive listing based on their work for clients in commercial litigation matters.

“In our 20th year as a law firm, it’s just terrific to see that we not only get great results for our clients, but that our attorneys and our firm are regularly recognized for this top-drawer work,” says Mr. Zavitsanos.

Mr. Ahmad and Mr. Zavitsanos repeatedly have been named among the Top 100 Lawyers in Texas in the annual Texas Super Lawyers list, which honors the state’s top attorneys in various areas of practice. Overall, seven AZA attorneys are included in the Texas Super Lawyers listing this year and six AZA attorneys have been named to the Texas Rising Stars list of the state’s top young lawyers.

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, intellectual property, securities fraud, construction and business dispute cases. National corporate counsel named AZA one of the country’s best in client service among law firms serving the Fortune 1000. AZA has been hired on many occasions by the same companies the firm has prevailed against at trial. Read more at



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