When Success is Your Only Option
When success in litigation is the only option, clients turn to Keller Rackauckas Umberg Zipser LLP. KRUZ provides its clients with top legal representation without the bureaucracy and multiple attorney layers of a large law firm. KRUZ has three partners with over 300 jury trials among them—unusual for a law firm of any size. Our impressive connections within the legal community, forged through decades of service to the bar, charitable organizations and all levels of government, allow us access to key decision-makers in a position to hear our arguments and act on them. Our peers and the legal community continue to recognize our accomplishments: We have multiple awards across a variety of organizations and publications.
We handle cases involving class actions, intellectual property, breach of contract, trade secrets, bad faith, white collar criminal defense, real estate, business torts and the entire gamut of commercial litigation.
EXCEPTIONAL LITIGATION AND TRIAL EXPERTISE
We are bet-the-company business trial lawyers with a record second to none, and local, statewide and national recognition of our success. KRUZ attorneys have won over $680 million in judgments in just the last three years, and successfully defended many other clients. Our superior trial records coupled with winning pretrial strategies and motions mean we often achieve superb results without a trial. But when a trial is needed, we have the experience and skill to win it.
Law360: Boutique Firm Includes Bratz Trial Winner, Manatt Partners
May 10, 2013
Three former Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP partners have joined with a onetime Keller Rackauckas LLP attorney who secured MGA Entertainment Inc.’s $88.4 million Bratz doll victory against Mattel Inc. to form Keller Rackauckas Umberg Zipser LLP, which launched Wednesday.
The National Law Journal: Boutique Includes Bratz Trial Winner, Manatt Refugees
May 10, 2013
Jennifer Keller … has teamed up with three former partners at Manatt, Phelps & Phillips to create a new firm based in Irvine, Calif. Keller now represents Standard & Poor’s Financial Services LLC in defending claims by the U.S. government that it inflated the ratings on various mortgage-backed securities just before the 2008 financial crisis. On Thursday, she combined her firm, Keller Rackauckas, with Thomas Umberg and Dean Zipster of Manatt to create Keller Rackauckas Umberg Zipser LLP.
The American Lawyer: Bratz Trial Winner, Manatt Refugees Form New Firm
May 10, 2013
Jennifer Keller, the attorney who won an $88.5 million verdict against Mattel Inc. in the battle over the Bratz doll, has teamed up with three former partners at Manatt, Phelps & Phillips to create a new firm based in Irvine, Calif.
Nationally prominent attorneys join to form new firm
May 8, 2013
Four nationally prominent attorneys have joined forces to form a new law firm, Keller Rackauckas Umberg Zipser LLP (“KRUZ”) that was formally launched today.