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HOUSTON - Complex commercial litigation attorneys Amir Alavi and Todd Mensing have been elevated to name partners in Houston's Ahmad, Zavitsanos, Anaipakos, Alavi & Mensing P.C., a dynamic and growing boutique law firm also known as AZA.
All five name partners are Board Certified by Texas Board of Specialization. The firm, formed in 1993, is a collection of high-achieving, creative lawyers who thrive in the courtroom and provide clients with the power that comes from being truly trial-ready. AZA lawyers are known both for their prowess in legal battle and their attention to clients.
Alavi represents plaintiffs and defendants throughout the United States. He has litigated cases involving hedge funds and investment partnerships, intellectual property, securities fraud, mergers, energy trading, software development, natural gas pipelines, oil and gas mineral interests, construction defects, and the automotive industry. Since 2006, he has recovered more than half a billion dollars in settlements and verdicts for his clients.
He is AV-rated by Martindale Hubbell and a Life Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation. He has been consistently recognized in the annual Texas Super Lawyers list and as a "Top Lawyer in Houston" by H Texas magazine. Before joining AZA, Alavi was the general counsel of a privately-held company with over 5,000 employees.
Mensing focuses on complex commercial litigation in a variety of areas, including energy, real estate and construction matters, trade secrets, and breach of contract and business tort cases. He also represents executives in employment disputes, and companies and individuals in catastrophic personal injury cases.
Mensing earned a spot on the Texas Super Lawyers list in only his fifth year of practice after previously being honored in the Texas Rising Stars list. He has also been named a "Top Lawyer in Houston" by H Texas magazine. Mensing is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, which includes attorneys who have secured verdicts in excess of $1 million.
Ahmad, Zavitsanos, Anaipakos, Alavi & Mensing P.C. is a Houston-based law firm that is home to true courtroom lawyers with a formidable track record in complex commercial litigation.