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National Oilwell Varco Beats Mud King In Stolen Trade Secrets Case

HOUSTON – Houston-based National Oilwell Varco LP (NYSE:NOV), the worldwide designer and manufacturer of oil and gas drilling and production equipment, has won nearly $400,000 from Mud King Products Inc. after a bankruptcy judge found that Mud King paid an NOV employee to steal hundreds of NOV’s secret mud pump blueprints that Mud King was […]

Midland Energy Tech Company Seeks Millions from Late Employee’s Estate

MIDLAND, Texas – Oilfield well-completion company Peak Completion Technologies Inc. has sued the estate of its late co-founder Ray Hofman, arguing he siphoned millions from the company for extravagant personal spending before he died in a plane crash. Midland, Texas-based Peak sued the estate of Mr. Hofman as well as his widow, Janna Fulfer Hofman, […]

Eight Attorneys from Houston’s AZA Earn Texas Rising Stars Recognition

HOUSTON – The Houston-based trial firm Ahmad, Zavitsanos, Anaipakos, Alavi & Mensing P.C., or AZA, is proud to announce that eight firm attorneys have been selected to the 2015 Texas Rising Stars list, which recognizes the state’s leading young lawyers. Selected to the 2015 listing in recognition of their business litigation work are AZA partners […]

Rembrandt Technologies Wins $15.7 Million Jury Verdict in Patent Infringement Case Against Samsung

MARSHALL, Texas – A Texas federal jury has awarded $15.7 million to Rembrandt Wireless Technologies LP after finding that Korean electronics giant Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. infringed on two Rembrandt patents covering Bluetooth technology. Jurors deliberated only one hour before issuing the Feb. 13 verdict. The five-day trial focused on two Rembrandt patents, U.S. Patent […]

AZA Partner Tim Shelby Quoted in Texas Lawyer, Law360 on Litigation Amid Low Oil Prices

HOUSTON – The legal publications Texas Lawyer and Law360 recently called on commercial litigator Tim Shelby of Ahmad, Zavitsanos, Anaipakos, Alavi & Mensing P.C., or AZA, for his perspectives on how low oil prices are impacting the Texas legal landscape. Mr. Shelby regularly represents AZA’s clients in significant oil and gas cases. “There will be […]

AZA Promotes Prominent Litigator Elizabeth Pannill Fletcher to Partner

HOUSTON – Successful litigator Elizabeth “Lizzie” Pannill Fletcher has been promoted to partner at Ahmad, Zavitsanos, Anaipakos, Alavi & Mensing P.C., or AZA. A fourth-generation Texas trial lawyer and native Houstonian, Ms. Fletcher has a lengthy track record of courtroom wins, including the July 2014 dismissal of a multimillion-dollar breach of contract and fraud lawsuit […]

Two AZA Lawyers Named to Who’s Who in Energy

HOUSTON – Two accomplished trial lawyers with the Houston-based complex commercial litigation boutique Ahmad, Zavitsanos, Anaipakos, Alavi & Mensing P.C., or AZA, have earned selection to the “Who’s Who in Energy” list of energy industry leaders in seven major U.S. cities. AZA partners John Zavitsanos and Todd Mensing were selected to the exclusive listing compiled […]

Newspaper Report Focuses on Volunteer Firefighter Death Case

HOUSTON – The case of a Houston-area volunteer firefighter who was needlessly killed in a 2012 training exercise is the focus of a recent Houston Press cover story headlined, “When a Lesson Took a Dangerous Turn, a Room Full of Firefighters Couldn’t Save Neal Smith.” The story chronicles the death of Capt. Neal Wade Smith, […]

Eight from Houston’s AZA Law Firm Earn Spots on Texas Super Lawyers List

HOUSTON – Eight lawyers from the Houston commercial litigation boutique Ahmad, Zavitsanos, Anaipakos, Alavi & Mensing P.C., or AZA, earned selection to the 2014 Texas Super Lawyers list of the state’s top attorneys. AZA name partners Joseph Ahmad and John Zavitsanos are also listed among the Top 100 lawyers in Texas. They, along with partners […]

AZA Client Elite Air Freight Wins Trial Without Presenting Evidence

HOUSTON – A state district court judge dramatically ended an ongoing jury trial last week by tossing out a lawsuit filed by a “turnaround specialist” who claimed he was due a success fee that would have yielded more than $3.2 million from Houston-based freight-forwarder Elite Air Freight Inc. Houston litigation boutique Ahmad, Zavitsanos, Anaipakos, Alavi […]

Eight Lawyers from AZA Named Among Nation’s Best for Commercial, Patent Litigation

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 […]

AZA Client Wins Dismissal in Multimillion-Dollar Breach of Contract Lawsuit

HOUSTON – An investment banker represented by the Houston litigation boutique Ahmad, Zavitsanos, Anaipakos, Alavi & Mensing P.C., or AZA, recently won the dismissal of a multimillion-dollar breach of contract and fraud lawsuit after a federal judge found that the company bringing the case had no valid basis for the claims against him. Houston-based International […]

AZA Partner Todd Mensing Elected to American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA)

HOUSTON – Houston attorney Todd Mensing, a partner in Ahmad, Zavitsanos, Anaipakos, Alavi & Mensing P.C., or AZA, has been elected to the prestigious American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), an elite group of the country’s leading judges and civil trial lawyers. ABOTA membership is by invitation only. Members are judged for, among other things, […]

Widow of Houston Area Volunteer Firefighter Who Died in Training Exercise Sues Trainers

BEAUMONT, Texas – The widow of a Houston area volunteer firefighter has filed a wrongful death and gross negligence lawsuit in Beaumont state court against several firefighter training groups and individuals for running a training exercise that led to her husband’s death in 2012. Penelope M. Smith filed the lawsuit on July 31 on behalf […]

Article Lauds AZA’s Elizabeth Pannill Fletcher for Superb Opening Statement

HOUSTON – Attorney Elizabeth Pannill Fletcher of Houston’s Ahmad, Zavitsanos, Anaipakos, Alavi & Mensing P.C., or AZA, delivered an opening statement to a jury in May that a respected Houston judge says is one of the best he’s ever heard, according to a recent article published by the Litigation Section of the State Bar of […]

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