Seyfarth Shaw LLP provides thoughtful, strategic, practical legal counsel to client companies and legal teams of all sizes. With more than 850 attorneys in the U.S., London, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Melbourne and Sydney, we offer a national platform and an international gateway to serve your changing business and legal needs in litigation, employment, corporate, real estate and employee benefits.
Ahmad, Zavitsanos, Anaipakos, Alavi & Mensing P.C., or AZA, is a Houston-based law firm that is home to true courtroom lawyers with a formidable track record in complex commercial litigation, including energy, intellectual property, and business dispute cases. AZA is recognized by Chambers USA 2019 among the best in Texas commercial law; by U.S. News – Best Lawyers’ Best Law Firms as one of the country’s best commercial litigation firms for seven years running including 2019; and previously by Law360 as a Texas Powerhouse law firm. National corporate counsel named AZA one of the country’s best in client service among law firms serving the Fortune 1000.
Scott Humphrey is a partner in Seyfarth Shaw’s Trade Secrets, Computer Fraud, & Non-Compete Practice Group. He serves on the group’s National Steering Committee and has successfully prosecuted and defended trade secrets and restrictive covenant cases throughout the United States. In doing so, Mr. Humphrey has successfully obtained and defeated temporary restraining orders, preliminary injunctions, and permanent injunctions, involving trade secret and restrictive covenant matters for clients in the technology, securities and financial services, surgical, pharmaceutical, transportation, electronics, software, insurance, healthcare, consumer products, and manufacturing industries. Mr. Humphrey has also worked with and advised state legislatures on trade secret and restrictive covenant statutes.
Cameron Byrd is a trial lawyer who represents plaintiffs and defendants in commercial and intellectual-property cases involving financial services, breach of contract, covenants not to compete, misappropriation of trade secrets, and patent infringement. In his first four years of practice, Cameron tried five trials with claims in excess of $1 million—including two trial victories as the first-chair lawyer.
In 2018, Mr. Byrd was one of only six associates nationwide recognized for “best in client service” by BTI Client Service All-Stars. Mr. Byrd was nominated by a global oilfield-services company and lauded as being “highly effective” for helping his clients succeed.
Mr. Byrd is a graduate of the University of Texas School of Law where he interned with U.S. Magistrate Judge Jeffrey Manske of the Western District of Texas and served as Teaching Assistant for the Texas Civil Procedure Course.