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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’s co-founding partner Dean Zipser received the Franklin G. West Award from the Orange County Bar Association (OCBA) at its annual Judges’ Night on January 26, 2017. The West Award is the OCBA’s highest honor, presented to outstanding attorneys and judges whose lifetime achievements have advanced justice and the law. As this year’s West Award honoree, Dean is featured in the February edition of the Orange County Lawyer magazine. The article chronicles Dean’s lifetime of achievement and service to the Orange County legal community. Go to the full story for event photos and a pdf of the article.
U/Z’s Scott Garner and Dean Zipser co-presented a sold-o program to the Corporate Law Section of the Orange County Bar Association (OCBA) on January 10, 2017 entitled “Managing Litigation: Ethical Pitfalls for Corporate Counsel.” The program was geared for corporate counsel, and covvered ethical issues that arise in or can impact litigation, including conflicts of interest, privilege issues, email snafus, and e-discovery pitfalls.
Umberg Zipser’s co-founding partner Dean Zipser, who recently received the Franklin G. West Award from the Orange County Bar Association, for a lifetime of achievement in advancing justice and the law, has received a Certificate of Recognition from the City of Newport Beach in honor of his service to the Orange County community. The certificate was presented to Zipser on February 14th by City Council Member William O’Neill and signed by Mayor Kevin Muldoon.
U/Z’s Tom Umberg and Brent Colasurdo are serving as legal counsel to the California Sustainable Energy Entrepreneur Development intiative (CalSEED) which will provide $24 million in grants over five years to support innovators working on very early stage clean energy development thanks to funding from the California Energy Commission. More information about CalSEED at calseed.fund.
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.”