Umberg/Zipser Again Named to Benchmark Litigation Rankings

Umberg/Zipser is pleased to announce that the firm has been listed as a “California- Recommended 2020” firm by Benchmark Litigation U.S., with additional rankings for the Los Angeles/Century City/Irvine Region and in the practice area of Intellectual Property Litigation. Umberg/Zipser is one of the few boutique firms to be recognized.

In addition to the firm’s rankings, attorneys Carole Reagan, Tom Umberg, and Dean Zipser have been recognized as Local Litigation Stars.

Now in its 12th year of publication, Benchmark Litigation exclusively covers the litigation and disputes market in North America, covering the U.S., Canada and Mexico. Benchmark Litigation is the definitive guide to America’s leading litigation firms and attorneys, and is the only publication to focus exclusively on U.S. litigation.

Dean Zipser Becomes President of the OC Chapter of the Federal Bar Association

Umberg/Zipser LLP (U/Z) is pleased to announce that co-founding partner Dean Zipser has been elected President of the Orange County Chapter of the Federal Bar Association (FBA/OC), effective November 1, 2019. Dean was installed at FBA/OC’s annual Judges’ Night on October 17.

Dean was a founding member of FBA/OC and has been on the board of directors for many years. Dean states, “I am humbled and honored for this opportunity to serve as President of the FBA/OC. I am committed to furthering the mission of the organization, by serving the needs of federal practitioners in Orange County.”

In addition to Dean’s significant involvement, Umberg/Zipser attorney Brent Colasurdo currently serves on the Board of the FBA/OC Young Lawyers Division, and as Editor-in-Chief of the Association’s Newsletter, and Adina Stowell and Mark Finkelstein have served as board members.

The FBA/OC is committed to meeting the needs of federal practitioners in Orange County, California by sponsoring important “Bench and Bar” programs, and continuing legal education and other social events. These events all focus on issues relevant to federal practitioners and provide an important bridge between the Federal Judges in Orange County and the attorneys who practice before them. Learn more here: