With over a decade of experience in civil litigation matters, including in the areas of personal injury, business/commercial, real estate and employment litigation, Shabaz Nizami regularly advises and represents clients in a variety of practice areas. Shabaz takes pride in providing tenacious advocacy on behalf of all his clients, but in a cost-efficient manner. He is known amongst other lawyers and judges throughout the State of Texas as a “straight shooter” type of litigator, as he possesses the legal acumen to focus on the pertinent issues of each case in order to reach a favorable resolution for his clients, without having to waste time on any inconsequential matters. Having tried over a dozen jury trials, Shabaz is well versed and experienced in handlings cases from inception to trial.

Shabaz has been recognized by his peers for his advocacy work, having received D Magazine’s 2021 award for being named one of the Best Lawyers under the age of 40, and also by Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch for his work in employment litigation in 2022.

Practice Areas

  • Commercial Transportation
  • Employment Litigation
  • Insurance Defense
  • Personal Injury
  • Product Defect
  • Premises Litigation
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • UM/UIM


  • Texas Bar
  • U.S. District Court, Northern and Eastern Districts of Texas


  • South Texas College of Law at Houston, Houston, TX, J.D.
  • Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, B.A.