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Thomas Ajamie Selected to the Best Lawyers in America 2016

NEW YORK, Aug. 17, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Tom Ajamie has been selected by his peers to be included in the 22nd Edition of The Best Lawyers in America® in the areas of Commercial Litigation and Corporate Law.

Tom Ajamie is an internationally-recognized trial lawyer who has successfully represented clients in complex commercial litigation and arbitration. He has handled a number of high-profile cases, including groundbreaking securities and financial cases, cross-border litigation, business contract disputes and employment issues. Mr. Ajamie has won two of the largest awards ever handed down by an arbitration panel for investors, including a $429.5 million award. He has also won a record $112 million civil RICO jury verdict.

The legal industry has taken note. Among his many honors, The National Law Journal has named Mr. Ajamie to its “Top 50 Litigation Trailblazers,” a ranking of the most elite trial lawyers in the United States. The authoritative Chambers USA has described him as "a stupendous litigator with a winning attitude and work ethic.”

Mr. Ajamie is regularly invited to give legal analysis by news media outlets including ABC, CNN, CNBC, NPR and BBC, and his work has been featured in publications such as The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times and The American Lawyer. His work on behalf of investors in the Bre-X gold scandal is featured in the book Fools’ Gold: The Making Of A Global Market Fraud, by Brian Hutchinson. He is the co-author of the book Financial Serial Killers: Inside The World Of Wall Street Money Hustlers, Swindlers, And Con Men.

Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey. Over 79,000 leading attorneys cast more than 6.7 million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their practice areas. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.”

Ajamie LLP is one of the nation’s premier law firms with a national and international practice in complex commercial litigation and arbitration. For more information about Ajamie LLP, visit the firm's website.

Contact: Debbie Molloy dmolloy@ajamie.com 713-860-1600

Source:Ajamie LLP