(Houston, Texas) January 30, 2012 – The partners at Abraham, Watkins, Nichols, Agosto, Aziz & Stogner are pleased to announce that attorney Muhammad S. Aziz has been named partner at the firm.
Attorney Muhammad S. Aziz has been an associate with the firm since 2006. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Aziz worked at Price Waterhouse Coopers as a business assurance auditor for four years. He is a graduate of the University of Houston Law Center, and has a Bachelor of Laws from the University of London, England.
Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, Mr. Aziz handles a variety of cases involving personal injury and business litigation. He has focused on representing clients injured by dangerous and defective products, harmed in passenger bus accidents and construction accidents, as well as those who are dealing with misappropriation of trade secrets and legal recruiting fee disputes.
Two notable cases in which Mr. Aziz has played a lead role include the settlement of the Hurricane Rita evacuation bus fire disaster in which 23 elderly citizens perished, and current litigation involving 37 individuals that were injured in a single bus rollover accident near Victoria, Texas. His knowledge and skill has allowed him to help obtain over 100 million dollars in settlements and verdicts for his clients.
Because of his outstanding efforts on a variety of personal injury and business cases, Mr. Aziz has been named as a Texas Super Lawyers Rising Star since 2008. He has also been listed in the Top 40 under 40 trial lawyers in Texas by The National Trial Lawyers Association, and recognized as a Top Lawyer for the People by H Magazine from 2008 to 2010.
Muhammad Aziz and the other attorneys at Abraham, Watkins, Nichols, Agosto, Aziz & Stogner protect the rights of catastrophically injured individuals and represent families that have lost loved ones due to the negligence of others. Founded in 1951, the firm has built a reputation as one of the oldest and most well-respected firms in Houston, Texas. Through the years, the firm has helped thousands of injured clients in cases involving defective products, medical malpractice, commercial truck and motor vehicle accidents, oil refinery and workplace injuries, wrongful death, and other personal injury accidents. Abraham, Watkins, Nichols, Agosto, Aziz & Stogner is the only Houston plaintiff personal injury law firm with six Texas board certified lawyers.