Thomas Ajamie

Thomas Ajamie

Ajamie LLP
  • Antitrust Law, Business Law
  • New York, Texas
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Summary

Tom Ajamie is an internationally-recognized trial lawyer who has successfully represented clients in complex commercial litigation and arbitration. The authoritative Chambers USA has described Tom as “a stupendous litigator with a winning attitude and work ethic.” He has handled a number of high-profile cases, including groundbreaking securities and financial cases, cross-border litigation, business contract disputes and employment issues. Tom 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.

Practice Areas
  • Antitrust Law
  • Business Law
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New York
Texas
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • French
  • Spanish
Professional Experience
Founder
Ajamie LLP
- Current
Attorney
Baker Botts LLP
-
Education
University of Notre Dame
J.D. (1985)
Arizona State University
B.A.
Honors: cum laude
Activities: Student Body President, 1980-1981
Awards
Top 50 Litigation Trailblazers
The National Law Journal
Plaintiffs’ Lawyers Trailblazers
The National Law Journal
Leading Lawyer in Commercial Litigation
Chambers USA
Litigation Star–Commercial
Benchmark Litigation
Texas Super Lawyer
Superlawyers
500 Leading Lawyers in America
Lawdragon
Top Lawyers in Business Litigation
H Texas Magazine
Top 100 Lawyers You Need to Know in Securities Litigation
Lawdragon
Rated AV-Preeminent
Martindale-Hubbell
Professional Associations
State Bar of Texas # 00952400
Member
Current
State Bar of New York # 4921037
Member
Current
College of the State Bar of Texas
Current
International, American, New York, Texas & Houston Bar Associations
Current
American Bar Foundation
Current
Public Investors Arbitration Bar Association
Current
Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
Life Member
Current
The Sundance Institute
Premier Benefactor
Current
Houston Grand Opera
Board of Trustees
Current
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston and Boston
Patron
Current
FINRA National Arbitration and Mediation Committee
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American Association for Justice
Co-Chair, Investment Fraud Committee
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Commentary: Help for Securities Fraud Plaintiffs Seeking Class Certification
Texas Lawyers
Expert Witnesses
Business and Commercial Litigation in Federal Courts, Fourth Edition
Victimized: When to Refer Your Client to an Attorney
Financial Planning Association of New York eNews
The Financial Serial Killers Among Us
CFA Society of Houston Program
Wise MoneyPower Conference for Financial Literacy
The McGraw-Hill Companies
Representing the Hedge Fund Investor
Trial Magazine
A Look at the Securities Arbitration Process
ATLA Business Torts Section Newsletter
Securities Fraud, Market Abuses and Insider Trading
University of Houston Law Foundation, Advanced Business Litigation
Websites & Blogs
Website
Website
Blog
Blog
Social Media
Contact & Map
711 Louisiana
Suite 2150
Houston, TX 77002
USA
Telephone: (713) 860-1600
Fax: (713) 860-1699