(Houston, TX) Attorney Mo Aziz, Partner at Abraham, Watkins, Nichols, Agosto, Aziz & Stogner, has been named to the Top 100: Texas Super Lawyers list, the Top 100: Houston Super Lawyers list, and the Texas Super Lawyers list for 2020. This marks his eighth year to be recognized on the Texas Super Lawyers list, his fifth year on the Top 100: Houston Super Lawyers list, and his third year on the Top 100: Texas Super Lawyers list. Following the selection process that considers nominations, independent research based on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement, and peer evaluation by practice area, only the top five percent of attorneys practicing in Texas are selected to the annual Super Lawyers list. Attorneys who earn the most points during the patented multiphase selection process are recognized on the Top 100 lists.
While practicing at Abraham Watkins for the last 14 years, Mo has obtained settlements and verdicts exceeding $600 million for his clients. Board certified in personal injury trial law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, Mo’s legal practice focuses on a wide range of catastrophic personal injury cases, including products liability, refinery and chemical plant explosions, passenger bus accidents, construction accidents, sexual abuse, and wrongful death. In 2018, Mo obtained a $6,050,000 jury verdict for a products liability case that was included in Verdict Search Texas’ Top 20 Plaintiffs’ Verdicts of 2018. During that same year, he was honored by the South Asian Bar Association of Houston (SABA Houston) with the Distinguished Member Award, which recognizes the outstanding achievements and efforts of one member who has made a significant contribution, through personal qualities and exceptional skills, to the legal community throughout his or her career. Mo was only the third attorney to receive this Award from SABA Houston.
Mo is a well-respected and well-recognized trial attorney across the state and country and his caseload involves a number of high-profile cases. He currently represents over 3,000 veterans and active service members in the 3M Combat Arms Earplug Products Liability Litigation, several dozen first responders injured in the Arkema explosions during Hurricane Harvey, hundreds of homeowners affected by Hurricane Harvey in complex litigation against developers and engineering firms, and 23 sexual abuse survivors in their claims against Larry Nassar, USA Gymnastics, and Michigan State University. In 2018, there was a global settlement with Michigan State University for $500 million that was apportioned between 332 claimants. He also represents 1,145 individuals involved in the Las Vegas Route91 Harvest Festival Shooting and was one of the first attorneys to file suit in what would become the deadliest mass shooting in modern American history. Recently, a Nevada judge approved a multimillion-dollar settlement in which MGM Resorts International and its insurers are to pay a total of $800 million to those affected by the tragedy. Currently, he serves as a Co-Chair of the Tort Claimants Committee in the Watson Grinding and Manufacturing Co. Explosion that occurred on January 24, 2020 and on the three member Plaintiffs’ Liaison Council in the Kuraray America, Inc. Explosion from May 19, 2018 that involves several hundred claimants. Mo previously served on the four member Plaintiffs’ Executive Steering Committee in the West Fertilizer Plant Explosion, which resulted in 15 fatalities, several hundred injuries, and several hundred million dollars in property damage. He has also represented multiple victims of defective airbags designed and manufactured by Takata.
Please join the law firm of Abraham, Watkins, Nichols, Agosto, Aziz & Stogner in congratulating Mo Aziz on his multiple Super Lawyers honors for 2020. To learn more about Mo or to contact him, please email him or call the firm at 713-742-6016.