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Zuber Lawler & Del Duca

Strategic Legal Solutions for Visionary Clients

Tom Zuber

Managing Partner
Los Angeles

Tom Zuber facilitates collaboration among his colleagues and assists them with growing client relationships.  Mr. Zuber also manages intellectual property disputes and deals around the world, and counsels clients in relation to global intellectual property portfolios.  He personally manages relationships with more than 10 of the firm’s Fortune clients, as well as funds and government entities.  He also represents leading companies in emerging industries and technologies, including legalized cannabis and blockchain.

With his brother Jeff Zuber, Mr. Zuber founded Zuber & Zuber, now Zuber Lawler & Del Duca, in 2003 as a 3rd‐year associate with no clients.  As Managing Partner, Mr. Zuber has managed ZLD’s growth from 2 attorneys working out of a Los Angeles domestic kitchen to some 40 attorneys representing clients throughout the world from offices in Chicago, Los Angeles, New York and Silicon Valley.

Prior to founding Zuber Lawler & Del Duca, Mr. Zuber practiced in the Intellectual Property Litigation Department of the New York office of White & Case LLP, and then in the Intellectual Property Litigation Department of the Los Angeles office of O’Melveny & Myers LLP.

Representative Interviews

Representative Speaking Engagements

  • Panelist, How to Win & Keep Corporate Clients, ORANGE COUNTY BAR ASSOCIATION SEMINAR, Thailand, February 2018.
  • Panelist, From Origination to Collaboration:  Establishing the Right Business Development Culture in Your Firm, REUTERS 22ND ANNUAL MARKETING PARTNER FORUM, Rancho Palos Verdes, January 2015
  • Panelist, Culture Shift®: The Senior Leaders’ Role in Driving Growth, Profitability and Client Service, WESTERN LAW FIRM LEADERS FORUM, San Francisco, March 2014


Columbia Law School
J.D., 1999
Honors: Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar

Harvard University School of Government
M.P.P., 1999

Rutgers University
B.S., 1994, summa cum laude
Major: Biomedical Engineering
Minors: Biology, Genetics
Honors: General Honors Program; Golden Key National Honor Society; Tau Beta Pi National Engineering Honor Society

Bar Admissions

New York

Court Admissions

U.S. District Court - Central District of CA
U.S. District Court - Eastern District of CA
U.S. District Court - Southern District of CA
U.S. District Court - Northern District of CA