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Practice areas


  1. Intellectual Property: 35%
    20 years
  2. Investment Fraud: 20%
    20 years
  3. Oil & Gas: 20%
    20 years
  4. Business: 20%
    20 years
  5. Employment: 5%
    17 years



Hourly ($500-650/hour), contingent (40%)

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Contact info

Ahmad, Zavitsanos, Anaipakos, Alavi & Mensing P.C.

1221 McKinney Street Suite 3460
Houston, TX, 77010-2026


TXEligible To Practice In Texas 199507/16/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Texas Super LawyerTexas Monthly Magazine2012
Texas Super LawyerTexas Monthly Magazine2011
Texas Super LawyerTexas Monthly Magazine2010
Texas Super LawyerTexas Monthly Magazine2009
Texas Super LawyerTexas Monthly Magazine2008
Texas Super LawyerTexas Monthly Magazine2007
Texas Super LawyerTexas Monthly Magazine2006
Texas Rising StarN/A2005
Texas Super LawyerTexas Monthly Magazine2005
Texas Rising StarN/A2004
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
ShareholderAhmad Zavitsanos Anaipakos Alavi & Mensing P.C.2001 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
State Bar of TexasMemberN/A
State Bar CollegeAffiliateN/A
American Bar AssociationAffiliateN/A
Houston Bar AssociationAffiliateN/A
Houston Young Lawyers AssociationAffiliateN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Werner v. KPMG, LLP, 415 F.Supp.2d 688 (S.D.Tex. 2006)Settled on a Confidential Basis
Ballard Exploration Company et al v. Gulf Coast Mineral Properties, LLCMy client received a settlement of over $6 million
Alan Ferguson v. Baker Hughes, Inc. et alSettled on a Confidential Basis
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Publication nameTitleDate
Survey of State Class Action Law, A Report of the State Laws Subcommittee of the Class Actions and Derivative Suits CommitteeSurvey of State Class Action Law, A Report of the State Laws Subcommittee of the Class Actions and Derivative Suits Committee1999
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Chicago Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1995
Stanford UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1992
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
University of Houston Law FoundationTheft of Trade Secrets, Employee Raiding and Unfair Competition2004
University of Houston Law Foundation, Employment Law SeminarRetaliation Claims in Federal and State Court: Including Sarbanes-Oxley Whistleblower Claims2004
University of Houston Law Foundation, Litigation and Trial TacticsPreparing your Witness for Deposition and Trial2004
University of Houston Law Foundation, Corporate Partnership and Business LawUnfair Competition, Theft of Trade Secrets, and Employee Raiding2003
University of Houston Law Foundation, Employment Law SeminarEmployment Law Aspects of the Sarbanes-Oxley Corporate Responsibility Statute2003
State Bar of Texas, Advanced Employment Law Course 2003Point/Counterpoint of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002: a View from the Employer’s and Employee’s Perspectives2003
South Texas College of Law, Business Organization CourseEmployment Contracts: What to include, What to Avoid2002
University of Houston Law Foundation, Trial TacticsEvidence Without Witnesses: Stipulations, Discovery Products, Judicial Notice, Summons, Etc.2002
University of Houston Law Foundation, How to Offer and Exclude EvidenceCredibility and Impeachment: Fundamentals of Direct and Cross-Examination2002
University of Houston Law Foundation, Employment and Labor LawTrade Secrets and Covenants Not to Compete2002
South Texas College of Law’s Labor and Employment Law ConferenceProtecting or Raiding Intellectual Capital2002
University of Houston Law FoundationPreparing your Witness for Deposition or Trial2002
IT Service SummitUnknown2000