Thursday, July 28, 2011

Lane Bender Joins Zuber & Taillieu



Seasoned Trial and Appellate Litigator Joins as Partner

Lane Bender joins Zuber & Taillieu as a Partner in its litigation department, where he will focus on complex commercial litigation, intellectual property disputes, and employment matters. His clients include businesses and individuals involved in a wide array of commercial and business-related disputes, including disputes and litigation involving civil RICO claims, trademark, trade secret, and copyright claims. Litigation matters that he has handled include computer data theft under California and federal law, unfair competition, disputes involving non-competition agreements, and misappropriation of trade secrets.

Mr. Bender’s employment expertise includes counseling clients in pre-litigation matters and conducting state and federal court litigation involving a variety of claims, including wrongful termination, and harassment and discrimination based on sex, gender, pregnancy, race and physical disability. He also handles employment-related tort claims. In addition to his counseling and litigation practice, Mr. Bender conducts workplace training with a view to liability management.

“Lane adds a significant depth of knowledge and experience to Zuber & Taillieu’s already deep litigation department,” says Thomas Zuber, co-founder of Zuber & Taillieu. “Lane will play an important role in servicing Zuber & Taillieu’s growing roster of Fortune 100 and other world class clients. We are pleased to welcome him.”

Mr. Bender is a First Lieutenant in the United States Army, Retired. He earned his law degree in three years, in the course of his military service, while working full-time and raising a family.