Super Lawyers Selects Three Umberg/Zipser Attorneys

Umberg/Zipser is pleased to announce that three of its partners have again been included in the 2018 Super Lawyers list for Southern California.

Every year Super Lawyers identifies the top five percent of attorneys in each state or region, as chosen by their peers and through independent research to receive this honor. The objective of the Super Lawyers selection process is to create a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of exceptional attorneys.

The following Umberg/Zipser attorneys have been included in the 2018 Southern California Super Lawyers list:

  • Scott B. Garner – Professional Liability: Defense, Intellectual Property Litigation, Business Litigation
    • Selected annually since 2015
    • Also listed as a Super Lawyers Rising Star from 2004 – 2006
  • Mei Tsang – Intellectual Property, Intellectual Property Litigation
    • Selected annually since 2017
  • Dean J. Zipser – Business Litigation and Intellectual Property Litigation
    • Selected annually since 2005

About Umberg Zipser

Umberg/Zipser is a premier business litigation and intellectual property boutique.  Drawing on decades of experience in some of the nation’s largest and most prestigious law firms, as well as national and state government service, Umberg/Zipser provides clients with unparalleled legal services.  Named one of the Daily Journal’s Top Boutique Firms, Umberg/Zipser is a go-to firm for litigation and intellectual property in Orange County and around the state.

Scott Garner Presents on OCBA eDiscovery Panel

Umberg/Zipser is pleased to announce partner Scott Garner will participate in a presentation titled What Every Attorney Needs to Know about eDiscovery: Necessary Skills, Best Practices, Emerging Issues, and Ethical Pitfalls. The program will be hosted by The Orange County Bar Association Education Committee on Tuesday, November 14, 2017 in Costa Mesa, CA.

Garner will provide the defense and ethical issues perspective. He will be joined by speakers Honorable David C. Velasquez (Ret.), Judicate West; Kevin J. Mooney, Minyard Morris LLP; and Shawn Kennedy, Modera Legal.

The presentation will discuss best practices for various aspects of contemporary e-discovery practice. The panel will bring together multiple perspectives on e-discovery issues, including from the standpoint of a plaintiff’s attorney, a defense attorney, and the view from the bench. In addition to providing practical advice, the panel will examine how ethical standards like the duties of competence and confidentiality apply in the context of e-discovery.

The event is approved to provide 3.0 CLE Credits (Including 1.0 Legal Ethics).

Click here to read more about the event. 

Scott Garner represents clients in a wide array of complex business litigation matters with a focus on professional liability disputes and ethics counseling.  He has represented large, mid-size, and small law firms, along with individual lawyers, in pre-litigation and litigation disputes concerning claims of legal malpractice, ethical violations, and securities fraud arising from their litigation, transactional, and IP practices.  He also consults with clients on legal ethics issues, and has served as an expert witness on ethics and standard of care issues.