Umberg/Zipser is pleased to announce that the firm has once again been named “Tier One” in the 2016 “Best Law Firms” list by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers® for the Orange County metropolitan area. The firm received a Tier One ranking in Commercial Litigation and Intellectual Property Litigation for the second year in a row, and this year also received a Tier One ranking for Real Estate Litigation. The firm also was recognized for its excellence in Banking & Finance Litigation.
Firms included in the 2016 “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 Umberg/Zipser client who has 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 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, for many years Umberg/Zipser lawyers have been recognized individually as the “Best Lawyers in America®”. Dean Zipser was named Best Lawyers’ 2014 “Lawyer of the Year” for Bet-the-Company Litigation in Orange County and since 2008 has been recognized as a Best Lawyer in the categories of Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Intellectual Property Litigation, Real Estate Litigation, and Banking & Finance Litigation. Thomas 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.