Umberg/Zipser is pleased to announce that the firm has been ranked Tier One in the “Best Law Firms” list by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers® for the Orange County metropolitan area. The firm has received this recognition each year since it was formed. The ranking showcases top firms recognized by clients and peers for delivering professional excellence and for high quality ratings. The rankings indicate a unique combination of quality in practice and legal expertise. In 2018, the firm received three Tier One rankings in Commercial Litigation, Intellectual Property Litigation, and Real Estate Litigation. The firm also was recognized for its excellence in Banking & Finance Litigation.
“We are honored to be listed again as one of the Best Law Firms in Orange County. The recognition from our clients and peers is affirmation of the trusted advisor role our team endeavors to provide for our valued clients every day,” said co-founding partner Dean Zipser.
One Umberg/Zipser client commented, “I have worked closely with the team from Umberg/Zipser on a variety of complex and politically sensitive cases for almost a decade. I find all the attorneys to be extremely knowledgeable, professional, competent, and responsive. Umberg Zipser’s ability to be flexible while producing first class results makes them an absolute pleasure to work with on matters which might otherwise be unpleasant. The knowledge and experience of the team gives me great confidence in their ability to handle anything I send.”
Another Umberg/Zipser client commented on the firm’s “responsiveness, keen insight, unwavering courtesy, candor, unassailable honesty, and unimpeachable integrity,” also stating, “I would not hesitate for one moment to retain Umberg/Zipser and any of its attorneys.”
In addition to the 2018 Best Law Firms ranking, partners Carole Reagan, Thomas Umberg and Dean Zipser were once again been selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2018; Reagan in the field of “Litigation – Intellectual Property”; Umberg for “Commercial Litigation”; and Zipser for “Bet-the-Company Litigation,” “Commercial Litigation,” “Litigation – Banking and Finance,” “Litigation – Intellectual Property,” and “Litigation – Real Estate.” Reagan has been on the Best Lawyers® list from 2008 and both Umberg and Zipser since 2008. In addition, Zipser was recently honored in 2017 as the “Litigation – Intellectual Property Lawyer of Year” for Orange County, and previously was named Best Lawyers’ 2014 “Orange County Lawyer of the Year” in the “Bet-the-Company Litigation” category.