Chambers USA Ranks Thomas Ajamie as a Leading Lawyer in Commercial Litigation

Jun 2016 // Chambers USA

For the sixth year in a row, the acclaimed Chambers and Partners has recognized Ajamie LLP managing partner Thomas Ajamie in Chambers USA 2016: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business. In the guide, Chambers says that Mr. Ajamie “receives plaudits from a range of sources for his acumen in court and for the breadth of his experience in litigation proceedings. ‘Tom has a great, instinctive style with juries and combines that with a real understanding of the law and the ability to keep a great rapport with the judge,’ according to commentators.”

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.

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.

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