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Nine AZA Lawyers Named 2024 Lawdragon 500 Leading Litigators
September 8, 2023
HOUSTON – Nine partners at AZA were named by Lawdragon among the 500 top litigators in the nation who they call “the advisors you want to send into battle.”
Lawyers named in the 2024 Lawdragon 500 Leading Litigators in America were selected based on journalistic research, submissions and vetting. This is its second edition “assessing America’s top talent among those who represent, chiefly, corporations and other wealthy entities in epic battles.”
“We have an incredible bench of trial lawyers who actually go to trial every month. It’s not surprising to see so many AZA lawyers on this list,” said John Zavitsanos, AZA’s managing partner and co-founder.
Joe Ahmad, co-founder of the firm, was cited for his work in commercial litigation, energy litigation and IP litigation.
Rey Flores was mentioned for his work in commercial litigation and energy litigation.
Kevin Leyendecker was awarded for his commercial litigation and energy litigation work.
Jason McManis, head of the firm’s intellectual property group, was cited for his IP litigation work.
Todd Mensing was mentioned for his work in commercial litigation, energy litigation and IP litigation.
Tim Shelby was cited for his work in commercial litigation and energy litigation.
Monica Uddin was mentioned for her work in commercial litigation.
John Zavitsanos, co-founder of the firm with Mr. Ahmad, was awarded for his work in commercial litigation and energy litigation.
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 2023 as among the best in Texas in commercial law and intellectual property; has been listed 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 a Texas Powerhouse law firm by Law360.