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Zachary Mayer

zmayer@raineslaw.com
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Phone: (310) 734-0410
Fax: (424) 239-1259

18401 Von Karman Avenue, Suite 360
Irvine, California 92612

Zachary Mayer is a partner at Raines Feldman LLP, and is a business litigator with expertise in construction, commercial warranty, corporate, healthcare and product liability related matters.

Education

J.D., Tulane Law School
cum laude

B.A., Pomona College

Admission State Bar of California
Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
United States District Courts for the Central and Southern Districts of California
Significant Engagements
  • Obtained multi-million dollar settlement on behalf of building products distributor against competitor in misappropriation of trade secrets and unfair competition action
  • Secured dismissal of a Fortune 500 automobile manufacturer in a product liability case involving a traumatic brain injury claim
  • Defend one of the largest automobile companies against consumer warranty claims
  • Successfully represented a retail grocery chain in cases involving claims for disability discrimination and failure to accommodate
  • Prosecute claims on behalf of minority shareholders in corporate disputes involving other shareholders
  • Defended a corporate client in a wrongful termination case involving alleged violations of the California Fair Employment and Housing Act
  • Defended a leading forklift manufacturer in a high-exposure product liability action that resulted in a defense verdict for the client
  • Successfully represented a general contractor in a suit arising from delay and defect claims involving the construction of a large public works project
  • Successfully arbitrated claims by a hospital against a physician for breaching a recruitment agreement
  • Prevailed against a physician in his appeal of an adverse peer review decision
  • Obtained large settlement on behalf of an institutional client representing money embezzled by a former employee
  • Obtained injunction prohibiting former employees of an institutional client from using its confidential customer and pricing information to solicit business
  • Devised, coordinated and implemented defense strategies for one of the world's largest tire makers
Professional Recognition
  • Southern California Super Lawyers (Rising Star 2008 - 2013)