Mazin A. Sbaiti

MANAGING PARTNER

Mazin A. Sbaiti

MANAGING PARTNER
Education

Columbia University School of Law, J.D., with honors

Emory University, B.A., cum laude

Judicial Clerkship Experience

Law Clerk to the Honorable Eugene E. Siler, Jr., U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit

Student Clerk to the Honorable Robert M. Levy, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York

Admissions

State Bar of Texas
State Bar of New York
State Bar of California
District of Columbia
Eastern District of Texas
Northern District of Texas
Western District of Texas
Southern District of New York
Eastern District of New York
Northern District of California
Southern District of California
Central District of California
District of District of Columbia
Northern District of Indiana
U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit

CEOs, senior executives, investors, business owners, inventors, and injured individuals hire Mazin Sbaiti for their most complex matters–when they need a trial lawyer who can combine a fundamental understanding of complex issues with courtroom savvy, aggressive advocacy, a highly attuned legal intuition, and powerful legal strategy.

Experience

Mr. Sbaiti has been retained by plaintiffs and defendants at all phases of a case from a matter’s inception, to replacing or joining existing counsel as trial counsel, to serving as appellate counsel after a client has won or lost at trial with another law firm. Many of Mr. Sbaiti’s clients find him through other attorneys — often from former opposing counsel. Clients frequently cite Mr. Sbaiti’s demonstrated record of accomplishment, winning on behalf of plaintiffs and defendants. Mr. Sbaiti has successfully tried and litigated hundreds of matters in state and federal courts and through private arbitration worldwide. He has done so successfully over and over again in some of the most difficult factual arenas and in a variety of legal settings, including complex business transactions, securities, patent, complex financial instruments, First-Amendment, trade secret, business tort, construction, criminal, employment, pharmaceutical mass torts, Government Whistleblowers [False Claims Act], intellectual property, class actions, and catastrophic injury matters. Mr. Sbaiti has also represented clients in government investigations conducted by the DOJ, SEC and/or FDA.

Distinctions
  • Best Lawyers in America – 2021
  • Texas Super Lawyer (Thompson Reuters) – 2017 to 2021
  • Texas Super Lawyer – Rising Star – 2013 to 2017
  • Hot “100 Up-and-Coming Rising Stars” in Texas – 2017
  • Trial Lawyer of the Year Finalist – 2012
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum – Member
  • Super Lawyers – Rising Stars Advisory Board
  • Kentucky Colonel – appointed by Kentucky Governor Steven Beshear -2014

Mr. Sbaiti is frequently asked to speak before other lawyers, conduct seminars to in-house counsel on commercial drafting and intellectual property issues, and securities compliance. He has been a guest on Fox Business News, ABC News, CBS News, MoneyLine, and has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, and the Dallas Business Journal, among others. Mr. Sbaiti has also been asked to lecture and teach at various law schools around the country including at Emory University Law School, Columbia Law School, Stanford, Harvard, SMU, the University of Texas, and University of North Texas.

Representative Clients
  • Wal-Mart
  • Daimler-Benz

  • Syngenta

  • Nortel Networks

  • Old Republic Insurance

  • Emisphere Technologies

  • Pegasus Technologies

  • Enron Bankruptcy Estate

  • Texas Instruments

  • Barber’s Hill Independent School District

  • Hoak & Co.

  • Deutsche Bank

  • Port of New Orleans

  • Redstar Funds Luxembourg

  • Premier Interval Resorts, Inc.

  • Oxysure Therapeutics, Inc.

  • Rx Safes, Inc.

  • County of Willacy

  • City of Pasadena

  • States of Mississippi, West Virginia, Hawaii, Montana