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Jun 18, 2014, 10:43 ET

Houston's AZA Named Texas Powerhouse Law Firm by National Legal Publication

Houston law firm Ahmad, Zavitsanos, Anaipakos, Alavi & Mensing P.C., or AZA, is one of only 13 in the state named a Texas Powerhouse by the...

May 27, 2014, 15:53 ET

Houston Law Firm AZA Earns Top Commercial Litigation Rankings from Chambers USA

 The Houston-based law firm Ahmad, Zavitsanos, Anaipakos, Alavi & Mensing P.C., or AZA, and three firm partners are top-rated in commercial...

Apr 09, 2014, 09:23 ET

NY Judge Upholds Fraud Claims Against Wells Fargo, Fortis in $1.5 Billion Subprime Mortgage-Backed Securities Case

A lawsuit filed by European bank LBBW Luxemburg S.A. over an alleged $1.5 billion subprime mortgage-backed securities fraud scheme cleared a...

Mar 31, 2014, 09:28 ET

Houston Appeals Court Delivers Take-Nothing Judgment in Trade Secrets Case

A Houston appeals court has cleared a group of defendants in a trade secret misappropriation case by overturning an earlier $4.4 million verdict...

Mar 13, 2014, 18:56 ET

Houston Jury Awards Tech Company $11.4 Million Over Competitor's False Accusations to Government Agencies, Customers

A Harris County jury has awarded $11.4 million to Houston technology company Function One Consulting Group L.L.C. after a competitor made false...

Feb 25, 2014, 09:14 ET

Former Continental Pilots File Class-Action Lawsuit Over Unfair Treatment by Union

Six former Continental Airlines pilots who now work for the merged United Airlines have filed a class-action lawsuit against their own union today...

Jan 30, 2014, 12:36 ET

AZA, Firm Attorneys Rated Among Best in Commercial Litigation by Chambers USA

 The Houston-based law firm Ahmad, Zavitsanos, Anaipakos, Alavi & Mensing P.C., or AZA, has earned a coveted rating for its work in...

Oct 29, 2013, 12:16 ET

Houston Appeals Court Affirms Sizable Legal Fee Award to AZA Client

 A Texas appeals court upheld a jury award of $750,000 in attorneys' fees for AZA's client – a ruling that means...

Sep 09, 2013, 12:04 ET

Seven from Houston's AZA Law Firm Honored in Texas Super Lawyers

The publishers of Texas Super Lawyers have named seven attorneys from the Houston complex litigation and intellectual property law firm Ahmad,...

Aug 15, 2013, 09:37 ET

Six Attorneys from Houston's AZA Litigation Boutique Named to National Best Lawyers List for Commercial Litigation

Six attorneys from the Houston complex litigation and intellectual property law firm Ahmad, Zavitsanos, Anaipakos, Alavi & Mensing...

Jul 15, 2013, 12:17 ET

AZA Law Firm Celebrating 20 Years of Growth in Houston

Houston's Ahmad, Zavitsanos, Anaipakos, Alavi & Mensing P.C., or AZA, is celebrating two decades of legal firsts, successful work for clients...

Jun 11, 2013, 14:41 ET

Tim Shelby Promoted to Partner at Houston Litigation Boutique AZA

Accomplished trial lawyer Tim Shelby has been named a partner in the Houston complex commercial litigation firm Ahmad, Zavitsanos, Anaipakos, Alavi...

May 29, 2013, 16:37 ET

AZA's Sean Gorman Named Among Best Trial Lawyers in Texas in 2013 Chambers USA Rankings

 Houston trial lawyer Sean Gorman, a partner at Ahmad, Zavitsanos, Anaipakos, Alavi & Mensing P.C. or AZA, is being recognized as a leader...

Apr 02, 2013, 10:36 ET

Plains Pipeline Prevails in Houston Indemnity Lawsuit, Awarded $450,000 in Legal Fees

Plains All American Pipeline, L.P., (NYSE: PAA) recently won a victory against BP Oil Pipeline Company (NYSE: BP) when a Houston judge tossed a BP...

Jan 10, 2013, 14:27 ET

Houston Boutique Law Firm AZA Bucks Trend, Ups First-Year Pay to $170,000

The Houston litigation boutique Ahmad, Zavitsanos, Anaipakos, Alavi & Mensing P.C., or AZA, has raised the salaries and guaranteed bonuses for...

Nov 01, 2012, 15:30 ET

AZA Law Firm Recognized Among Nation's Best for Commercial Litigation

The Houston-based complex commercial litigation and intellectual property firm Ahmad, Zavitsanos, Anaipakos, Alavi & Mensing P.C. (or AZA) is...

Oct 01, 2012, 16:11 ET

European Bank LBBW Sues Wells Fargo Over Alleged $1.5 Billion Securities Fraud

 European bank LBBW Luxemburg S.A. has filed a lawsuit in New York federal court over an alleged $1.5 billion securities fraud scheme that...

Aug 08, 2012, 15:15 ET

Mistras Group Wins Houston Trademark Lawsuit Against Sentinel Energy

 A Houston federal judge has entered a final judgment in favor of Princeton, N.J.-based oilfield services provider Mistras Group Inc. (NYSE:...

May 15, 2012, 11:13 ET

AZA Wins Three of Texas' Top 2011 Verdicts on Both Sides of the Bar

The complex commercial litigation and intellectual property law firm Ahmad, Zavitsanos, Anaipakos, Alavi & Mensing P.C., or AZA, is being...

Apr 23, 2012, 15:24 ET

Houston Complex Commercial Litigation, Intellectual Property Firm AZA Adds Four From Top Global Firm

The Houston-based complex commercial litigation and intellectual property boutique Ahmad, Zavitsanos, Anaipakos, Alavi & Mensing P.C., or AZA,...