Richards, Layton & Finger, Delaware’s largest law firm, has been committed from its founding to helping clients navigate complex issues and the intricacies of Delaware law. The firm has participated in many of the groundbreaking cases defining Delaware corporate law, and its lawyers have long played crucial roles in drafting and amending the state’s influential business statutes. Clients, including local businesses, global law firms, and Fortune 500 companies, count on the firm’s exceptional service and deep, practical understanding of Delaware law.
AZA, or Ahmad, Zavitsanos, Anaipakos, Alavi & Mensing P.C., is first and foremost a trial firm. Our nearly 50 lawyers have been in a trial roughly every month since 2016, despite courthouse closures because of Hurricane Harvey. We tried 15 cases in 2018. Our courtroom experience, our knowledge of what will matter to a jury or judge, and our command of trial technology permit us to do this efficiently. Being trial-ready also strongly influences settlement. Opponents recognize that with more than 225 trials under our belts, we have confidence in our position and our ability to advocate that position. In fact, AZA is often hired on the eve of trial, once it has become clear that the case must be tried.
Travis Hunter is a director of Richards, Layton & Finger, Delaware's largest law firm. Mr. Hunter litigates complex disputes involving business acquisitions, trade secrets, insurance, products liability, and intellectual property. His practice involves cases in all of Delaware’s state and federal courts, and he has represented clients in numerous large commercial disputes in the Delaware Superior Court’s Complex Commercial Litigation Division. Mr. Hunter also represents clients in alternative dispute resolution proceedings before the American Arbitration Association. He received a B.A. from Davidson College and a J.D., summa cum laude, from the Dickinson School of Law at Pennsylvania State University.
Kelsi Stayart White is an associate at Houston trial firm AZA or Ahmad, Zavitsanos, Anaipakos, Alavi & Mensing P.C. She focuses on commercial litigation on both sides of the docket, including disputes involving trade secrets, non-compete agreements, employment, and commercial lending. She prides herself in connecting with her clients and their legal needs and enjoys solving challenging problems for them. In her first year at AZA, she tried two cases to jury verdict. In her most recent federal jury trial, she and another associate obtained a complete victory for the client in a case involving complex commercial lending in the financial services industry. She also has experience in motions practice in both state and federal court, including summary judgment, post-trial, and post-judgment motions