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Jon Azano represents clients across Texas in matters ranging from insurance fraud litigation to major construction defect litigation to corporate formation.


Jon Azano

Senior Partner

T: 972-980-3257     F: 972-934-9200

Fee, Smith, & Sharp, Senior Counsel, Jon Azano



Construction Defect Defense

Commercial/Business Litigation

Insurance Litigation

Construction Liability and Defects

Consumer Litigation

Investment/Tax Litigation





Washington and Lee University School of Law, J.D., 2001


Trinity University, B.A., 1998










State Bar of Texas

Dallas Bar Association




U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas

U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas

Jon Azano has more than 21 years experience representing clients across Texas in major construction defect litigation, commercial/contract litigation, trade secret litigation, fiduciary litigation, employment litigation and collection matters. He has successfully defended companies and individuals, often in “bet the company” litigation and has first chair trial experience in Dallas, Collin, Harris and Montgomery counties. He practices in state and federal trial courts, appellate courts, arbitration and mediation.


The majority of Mr. Azano’s litigation practice is dedicated to construction defect litigation. He has represented owners, general contractors, subcontractors and design professionals all across the state in matters ranging from residential disputes to multi-million dollar sports complex litigation. Mr. Azano regularly enforces his client’s contractual rights and aggressively pursues commercial debtors.


In addition to Mr. Azano’s litigation practice, he regularly counsels clients with respect to interpretation, drafting and negotiation of contracts. His experience with transactional matters is an asset when litigation necessitates the interpretation and understanding of contractual provisions. As a former small business owner, Mr. Azano understands the needs of Fee, Smith & Sharp’s clients. With this experience, Mr. Azano has assisted the firm’s small business clients in reducing their litigation exposure.



Recent Representative Matters


Negotiated favorable settlements in excess of $20,000,000 for plaintiff clients.


Obtaining dismissal of negligent design lawsuit for structural engineer client.


Obtaining dismissal of negligent construction lawsuit for contractor client.


Obtaining dismissal after trial for ambulatory surgery center in contract dispute.


Obtaining no damages verdict after trial for national insurer in policyholder dispute.


Obtaining reversal on appeal of Medicare fraud judgment for physician’s association.



Appellate Victories


Silva v. BOKF, NA, No. 4:21-cv-210, 2021 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 94793, 2021 WL 1998688, at *5 (E.D. Tex. May 19, 2021)


NO. 14-04-00916-CV Texas Court of Appeals [14th District] Humble Community Bank v. Mid-Century Insurance (2005 Tex. App. LEXIS 3601).





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