Exceptional client service . . . delivered efficiently
Umberg Zipser LLP is a premier business litigation boutique. Drawing on decades of experience in some of the nation’s largest and most prestigious law firms, as well as national and state government service, Umberg Zipser provides clients with unparalleled legal services.
The firm’s lawyers are recognized as among the very best in their practice areas. They are consistently named as Best Lawyers in America® and Super Lawyers®. This year, for example, founding partner Dean Zipser was named by Best Lawyers as the Lawyer of the Year for Intellectual Property Litigation in Orange County.
We pursue our clients’ objectives strategically and with maximum efficiency and flexibility across a wide array of practice areas, including intellectual property, class actions, unfair competition, environmental, real estate, and other complex business litigation, as well as white collar criminal defense.
Umberg Zipser LLP is pleased to announce that co-founding partner Dean Zipser will receive the Franklin G. West Award from the Orange County Bar Association (OCBA) at the Judges’ Night & Annual Meeting on January 26, 2017. According to the OCBA: “The Franklin G. West Award is the OCBA’s highest honor, presented to outstanding attorneys and judges whose lifetime achievements have advanced justice and the law. This annual recognition was established in memory of Judge Franklin G. West, who epitomized the best of the legal profession as both an attorney and a judge.”
Irvine, California – California’s legal newspaper, The Daily Journal has named Umberg Zipser (U/Z) as one of the Top Boutique Law Firms in California for 2016 – one of only 20 firms statewide receiving this distinction. The annual Top Boutiques list honors law firms that have achieved exceptional results in one practice area – Umberg Zipser was selected for Litigation.
The Orange County Bar Association (OCBA) has announced that U/Z’s Scott Garner has been elected Secretary for 2017. Based on the OCBA’s succession protocol, Scott will become OCBA President in 2020. “Everyone at Umberg Zipser is so proud of Scott and pleased that he’ll continue to contribute his experience and expertise to the OCBA for years to come, first as Secretary and eventually as President,” said U/Z’s Tom Umberg. “Scott’s deep commitment to the profession and the Orange County community make him a perfect choice for a leadership role,” added Dean Zipser, a former OCBA President.
Umberg Zipser LLP is pleased to announce that the firm has been named Tier One in the “Best Law Firms” list by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers® for the Orange County metropolitan area for the third year in a row. For 2017, the firm received Tier One rankings in Commercial Litigation, Intellectual Property Litigation, and Litigation – Real Estate. The firm also was recognized for its excellence in Banking & Finance Litigation.
We are very pleased to announce that Umberg Zipser has been ranked among the top litigation firms in the country in the most recent survey of corporate counsel by BTI Consulting. According to BTI Litigation Outlook 2017: Changes, Trends and Opportunities for Law Firms, corporate counsel rank Umberg/Zipser in the top 15% of all law firms for both Commercial Litigation and Securities and Finance Litigation. U/Z is included among a host of leading international law firms, and is one of the few California litigation boutiques to make the list. We are proud for this vote of confidence from the corporate counsel community.