Umberg/Zipser Lawyers Again Named as “Best Lawyers,” Including Orange County Lawyer of the Year

Umberg/Zipser is pleased to announce that partners Carole Reagan, Thomas Umberg and Dean Zipser have again been selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2017, and that Dean has been  named 2017 Orange County Lawyer of the Year in Intellectual Property Litigation.

“Everyone at the firm is especially proud that Dean has been named as an Orange County Lawyer of the Year for the second time – this year for Intellectual Property Litigation,” said co-founding partner Umberg.

“Tom, Carole and I have practiced together for more than 20 years and it’s a great honor to once again be recognized by our peers in Best Lawyers,” said Zipser, co-founding partner of Umberg/Zipser.

  • Reagan was selected in the field of Litigation – Intellectual Property and has been on the “Best Lawyers” list since 2013.
  • Umberg was selected for Commercial Litigation and has been on the list since 2008.
  • Zipser, who was first named to Best Lawyers in 2008, was selected for five categories: Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Banking and Finance, Litigation – Intellectual Property, and Litigation – Real Estate, as well as being honored as 2017 Litigation – Intellectual Property Lawyer of Year for Orange County. (Dean previously was named Best Lawyers’ 2014 Orange County Lawyer of the Year in Bet-the-Company Litigation.)

As noted on the Best Lawyers website: “Best Lawyers is the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. For more than three decades, Best Lawyers lists have earned the respect of the profession, the media, and the public, as the most reliable, unbiased source of legal referrals anywhere. Our lists of outstanding attorneys are compiled by conducting exhaustive peer-review surveys in which tens of thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers.”