Umberg Zipser (U/Z) is pleased to announce that Leah A. Hamlin has joined the firm as a litigation associate. She focuses her practice in the areas of complex commercial litigation, intellectual property disputes, and employment litigation.
Leah attended law school at the University of California, Berkeley where she graduated with honors. While attending law school, Leah served as Editor-in-Chief for the Berkeley Journal of Entertainment & Sports Law, acted as a student advocate for the Juvenile Education Advocacy Project, competed and placed at the Bales Internal Mock Trial Competition, and worked as a research assistant on publications related to presidential power. Leah received her Bachelor of Arts degree with honors from Yale University.
Prior to joining U/Z, Leah worked as a law clerk to Hon. Josephine Staton ofthe U.S. District Court for the Central District of California.
“We are very pleased to welcome Leah to the U/Z litigation team. Leah has an impressive academic history, and shares the firm’s core values,”commented co-founding partner, Dean Zipser. “Leah will add strength to our growing litigation practice,” added co-founder Tom Umberg.