Umberg/Zipser Ranked in First Tier for Commercial Litigation and IP Litigation by “Best Law Firms”

Umberg/Zipser has received a “Tier One” in the 2015 “Best Law Firms” list by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers® in the Orange County metropolitan area in both the Commercial Litigation and Intellectual Property Litigation practice areas. The firm also was recognized for its excellence in Real Estate Litigation and Banking & Finance Litigation. Formed in January, Umberg/Zipser has received this prestigious recognition in its first year of existence.

Firms included in the 2015 “Best Law Firms” list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Achieving a ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise.

According to one client who provided input for the “Best Law Firms” process: “Simply put, these are some of the best lawyers in the state.  They are effective, honest and hardworking.  Having been involved in the legal field for more than thirty years, I can state without any equivocation Umberg/Zipser would be my go to firm within their areas of practice.  They represent everything good about the legal profession.”

The U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” rankings, for the fifth consecutive year, are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process. Clients and peers were asked to evaluate firms based on the following criteria: responsiveness, understanding of a business and its needs, cost-effectiveness, integrity and civility, as well as whether they would refer a matter to the firm and/or consider the firm a worthy competitor.

In addition to the firm’s ranking, Umberg/Zipser lawyers have been recognized individually as the “Best Lawyers in America®” for many years. Dean Zipser was named Best Lawyers’ 2014 “Lawyer of the Year” for Bet-the-Company Litigation in Orange County and recently has been recognized again as a Best Lawyer in the categories of Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Intellectual Property Litigation, Real Estate Litigation, and Banking & Finance Litigation. Tom Umberg has again received a Best Lawyers’ recognition for Commercial Litigation, and Carole Reagan has once again been recognized as a Best Lawyer in Intellectual Property Litigation.

Umberg/Zipser is a complex commercial litigation firm known for exceptional client service, creative thinking, problem solving, and decades of proven success, and its lawyers are actively involved as leaders of multiple professional, pro bono, and charitable organizations, as well as governmental positions.