AZA Ranked Among Top Energy Law Firms by Houston Business Journal

HOUSTON – Ahmad, Zavitsanos, Anaipakos, Alavi & Mensing P.C., or AZA, once again has earned a spot on the Houston Business Journal’s list of the leading energy law firms in Houston, alongside some of city’s biggest and oldest firms.The Houston Business Journal Book of Lists 2015-2016 includes the largest companies in Houston from a variety of industries, including a full section of law firms in several practice areas. With 30 energy lawyers, AZA ranks No. 19 among the top energy law firms in Houston. The fast-growing firm also earned selection to last year’s list of the city’s leading energy law firms, and AZA has added even more lawyers since the most recent list was completed.

AZA’s clients include some of the country’s largest energy, oilfield services and pipeline companies including National Oilwell Varco (NOV), All American Pipeline, Noble Energy Inc., CITGO and Anadarko. In recent months, AZA has represented NOV in a tough trade secret battle with a subsidiary of Schlumberger Ltd., a case that has raised a crucial legal issue that will be decided by the Texas Supreme Court. Practicing law in Houston virtually demands an aggressive energy practice and that’s what our firm provides. We are pleased with the successes we’ve been able to deliver our clients, says firm founding partner John Zavitsanos. Ahmad, Zavitsanos, Anaipakos, Alavi & Mensing P.C., or 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 and business dispute cases. AZA is recognized in Chambers USA 2015 among the best in Texas commercial law; U.S. News & World Report and The Best Lawyers in America as one of the country’s best commercial litigation firms; Texas Lawyer as the 2015 Litigation Department of the Year and Law360 as a Texas Powerhouse law firm. National corporate counsel named AZA both one of the country’s best in client service and one of the most feared. Read more at

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