Exceptional client service . . . delivered efficiently
Umberg Zipser LLP is a premier business litigation and intellectual property 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. Named one of the Daily Journal’s Top Litigation Boutique Firms, U/Z is a go-to firm for litigation in Orange County and around the state.
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®. Last 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.
We are proud to announce that business litigation partner Vikki Vander Woude and patent agent Nicole Ballew Chang, Ph.D have joined U/Z. Vikki focuses her practice on commercial litigation, litigation consulting and neutral services. Nicole focuses on domestic and international patent prosecution in biotechnology, life sciences, and chemical arts.
U/Z’s co-founding partner Dean Zipser will serve on Governor Newsom’s Judicial Selection Advisory Committee. Dean and his fellow committee members will provide preliminary, non-partisan feedback on candidates and help promote a diverse and inclusive nomination process for California’s judiciary.
Partner Scott Garner wrote an article for the May 2019 issue of the OCBA’s Orange County Lawyer titled, “Mandatory Malpractice Insurance: An Attack on Access to Justice” discussing the State Bar’s recent vote against a mandate, and explores current nationwide conversations on the topic.