- Mark H. Bloomberg
- Eric M. Creizman
- Bradley Davis
- Patrick Del Duca
- Paul Diamond, Ph.D.
- Jeremy J. Gray
- Johnny Darnell Griggs
- Javier Gutiérrez
- H. Jacob Lager
- Josh Lawler
- Lisa M. Lawrence
- Dana N. Levitt
- Gerold W. Libby
- Tristan F. Mackprang
- David F. Michail
- Michael D. Resnick
- Katrina Sharman
- Ryan Smith
- Ashwant Venkatram
- Seth W. Wiener
- Michael J. Zerman
- Jeff Zuber
- Tom Zuber
Jeff Zuber, selected for inclusion in the 2012 and 2013 editions of Southern California Super Lawyers®, is a founder of Zuber Lawler & Del Duca, and a partner in its litigation department. Mr. Zuber’s extensive litigation experience includes advocacy in both federal and state courts. He represents a wide array of clients, ranging from individuals to public companies, based in varying parts of the country and globe. His experience also includes appellate advocacy in both federal and state courts. Mr. Zuber litigates primarily in the areas of intellectual property infringement and theft, breach of contract, and corporate and partnership disputes. Prior to helping found Zuber Lawler & Del Duca, Mr. Zuber practiced as a litigator in the commercial litigation department of New Jersey-based Cooper, Rose & English, LLP.
We view ourselves as a client partner. As such, we work with uncommon efficiency. Short-sighted litigation practices lead to short-term relationships. Accordingly, we keep clients informed of strategic decisions, providing them with options and associated costs, so that our clients can confidently exercise a greater degree of budgeting precision."
- Jeff Zuber
As part of Zuber Lawler & Del Duca’s commitment to diversity, Mr. Zuber Co-Chairs the Diversity Subcommittee of the ABA Litigation Section Trial Practice Committee.
- Corporate Ownership Dispute: Lead counsel in representation of a real estate holding company and various shareholders against opposing shareholders claiming control of the company. Won declaratory relief obtaining control of the company for the client;
- Patent Infringement Litigation: Lead counsel in representation of an iconic publicly-traded apparel designer and manufacturer in a patent infringement action filed against a rival apparel designer and manufacturer. Obtained favorable settlement for client, including a restrictive covenant consistent with client’s patent rights as well as a monetary recovery;
- Trade Secret Litigation: Lead counsel in defense of a technology consulting company against employee’s former employer regarding claims of trade secret misappropriation, including confidential client information. Obtained settlement for legal fees estimated at about 1/3 the estimated cost of litigating through trial;
- Trade Secret Litigation: Lead counsel in defense of a technology consulting company against employee’s former employer regarding claims of trade secret misappropriation, including confidential client information. Obtained settlement including dismissal of all claims for no monetary payment;
- Employment Dispute: Lead counsel in representation of a nationally acclaimed songwriter and artist against a media company in an arbitration concerning a contract dispute. Obtained ruling in favor client, including termination of a covenant to not compete and denial of injunctive relief; and
- Contract Dispute: Lead counsel in representation of a technology design and manufacturing company against the State of California over breach of a contract for the design and manufacture of high tech safety and communication devices for use on California’s highways. Obtained favorable settlement for the client.
Professional Honors and Activities
- Selectee, Southern California Super Lawyers® 2012 and 2013
- Co-Chair, ABA Litigation Section Trial Practice Committee, Diversity Subcommittee
- Member, American Bar Association
- Member, California State Bar, Litigation Section
- Member, Los Angeles County Bar Association
- Member, Association of Business Trial Lawyers
- ”Interference Torts: When Business Competition is Actionable,” Business Torts Journal (a Publication of the ABA), Vol. 16 Num. 4 (Summer 2009).
- ”The Potentially Expensive Line Between Employee and Independent Contractor,” InPark Magazine (February/March 2009, Issue 24).
- ”Protection of Unregistered Well-known Marks: China v. U.S.,” China IP Magazine (Sep-Oct 2008 9-10, Issue 26).
- ”Trade secrets rules, regulation and enforcement in China and the U.S. - a comparative analysis,” China IP Magazine (May-Jun 2008 5-6, Issue 24).
Indiana U. School of Law - Bloomington
Major: Environmental Sciences
U.S. District Court - Central District of CA
U.S. District Court - District of NJ
U.S. District Court - Eastern District of NY
U.S. District Court - Southern District of NY
U.S. Court of Appeals - Ninth Circuit
Gunn, et al., v. Minton: Supreme Court Denies Federal Jurisdiction for Patent-Related Malpractice SuitMay 14, 2013By Tom Zuber and Jeff Zuber
Hall v. Bed Bath & Beyond: Federal Circuit Rejects District Court’s Pleading Standards for Design Patent InfringementMay 08, 2013By Tom Zuber and Jeff Zuber
Arkema v. Honeywell Intl.: Federal Circuit Explains MedImmune Standard for Declaratory Judgment Jurisdiction Involving Indirect Patent InfringementMay 01, 2013By Tom Zuber and Jeff Zuber
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