Ashish Mahendru

Ashish Mahendru

Mahendru, P.C.

Recognized since 2020

Houston, Texas

Practice Areas

Employment Law - Management

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Ashish Mehendru is a business litigation lawyer and founder of Mehendru P.C. – a boutique business and commercial litigation law firm located in Houston, Texas. Mr. Mahendru has built a legal specialty navigating complex disputes between business partnerships and represents clients on a broad range of legal matters before state and federal courts. He also is particularly successful at securing injunctions for the interference of business.

With a practice area focused on business and commercial litigation, employment litigation, high-stakes commercial contingency cases, contract and partnership disputes, trade secrets and non-competes, Mr. Mahendru brings courtroom experience and industry knowledge to deliver the results clients expect.

Although adept at handling any business or commercial litigation case, Mr. Mahendru also has established a specialized niche in representing shareholders, partners, and other equity holders in litigation over closely held companies.

His expertise in the Employment Litigation realm include representing both employers and employees in litigation cases involving employment agreements, non-competition agreements, trade secret issues, severance agreements, wrongful terminations, and alleged violations of the Fair Standards Labor Act.

Mr. Mahendru’s list of representative clients include those in healthcare, technology, energy, as well as trade associations and service providers.

As a businessman and entrepreneur, he understands that legal disputes can threaten a business and reputation and will work relentlessly to protect both.

Mr. Mahendru has been honored to receive several Guardian Ad Litem and Attorney Ad Litem appointments from Harris County District Courts, and he is admitted to and practices in good standing in state courts in Texas and Massachusetts. In 2008, Mr. Mahendru was a candidate for judge of the 334th State District Court.

Areas of expertise:

  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Employment Litigation
  • High Stakes Commercial Contingency cases
  • Contract & Partnership Disputes
  • Trade Secrets and Non-Compete Agreements
  • Temporary Restraining Orders & Injunctions


  • 639 Heights Boulevard
    Houston, TX 77007


  • The University of Texas at Austin , J.D., graduated 1996
  • The University of Texas at Austin, B.A., with highest honors, graduated 1993

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 1996
  • Massachusetts, Massachusetts State Bar


  • Texas Bar Foundation - Member
  • State Bar of Texas - Member
  • Massachusetts Bar Association - Member
  • Houston Bar Association - Co-chair Judicial Polls Committee

Court Admissions

  • United States District Court for the Western District of Texas
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas
  • United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2022 for work in:

  • Employment Law - Management


  • Texas Super Lawyers by Thomson Reuters, 2021-2022
  • 500 Leading Plaintiff Financial Lawyers by Lawdragon, 2021-2022
  • Best Lawyers in America, 2020-2022
  • Texas Super Lawyers Rising Star by Thomson Reuters, 2006, 2011

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