HOUSTON – Demetrios Anaipakos, partner with Ahmad, Zavitsanos, Anaipakos, Alavi & Mensing P.C. or AZA, is one of only 28 lawyers selected as top Texas litigators in 2018 by international publication Who’s Who Legal.

Established in 1996, Who’s Who Legal is an international listing of legal practitioners in business law. Those selected by the London-based publisher Law Business Research Ltd. are chosen based on “comprehensive, independent research.”

The prestigious group of top Texas litigators represents both Big Law firms and elite litigation boutiques. “This is a list any Texas lawyer would be honored to be on. I’m very pleased to be in their company,” said Mr. Anaipakos who was also included in the even shorter 2017 list.

A seasoned trial lawyer, Mr. Anaipakos is recognized for his prowess at representing both plaintiffs and defendants in patent litigation and complex commercial litigation. He is Board Certified in Civil Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, a distinction reserved for Texas lawyers with a high degree of trial experience and expertise. His high-profile cases and courtroom victories have attracted statewide, national and sometimes international acclaim.

Mr. Anaipakos also is recognized for his general commercial litigation work by the highly respected Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business. He has been recognized by attorneys across the United States in The Best Lawyers in America for commercial litigation. He was selected in 2017 and 2018 by IAM Patent 1000 – The World’s Leading Patent Professionals among the best patent litigators in Texas. Mr. Anaipakos also has made the Texas Super Lawyers list each year since 2004 and repeatedly has been included on the Top 100 Houston Super Lawyers list. Mr. Anaipakos has earned a “distinguished” rating by Martindale-Hubbell, the premier legal directory in the United States. He has been selected as a Benchmark Litigation Star since 2016.

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 by Chambers USA 2018 among the best in Texas commercial law; by U.S. News – Best Lawyers’ Best Law Firms as one of the country’s best commercial litigation firms for seven years running including 2019; and previously by Law360 as a Texas Powerhouse law firm. National corporate counsel named AZA one of the country’s best in client service among law firms serving the Fortune 1000.