Tom Ajamie Named Litigation Star by Benchmark Litigation 2016

HOUSTON, Oct. 01, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Benchmark Litigation, the definitive guide to America’s leading litigation firms and attorneys, has once again named Tom Ajamie a Litigation Star for 2016.

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.

Benchmark Litigation identifies the leading U.S. trial attorneys and firms at the local and national levels. Focused exclusively on the litigation market, the publication's rankings and editorials are the result of extensive interviews with private practice lawyers and in-house counsel. The guide's "local litigation stars" reflect lawyers who are recommended by peers and clients to have established consistent reputations as trial attorneys.

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 at

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