Zachariah R. TomlinPartner
Mr. Tomlin joined Lorber, Greenfield and Polito, LLP as a senior associate in July of 2015. Mr. Tomlin’s practice focuses on the representation of developers and general contractors in complex commercial and residential construction defect matters including large apartment communities, single family home developments, and high-rise condominiums.
Prior to joining Lorber Greenfield & Polito, LLP in 2015, Mr. Tomlin’s practice embraced a broad range of practice areas including complex business litigation, personal injury, construction defect, legal malpractice, civil rights litigation, wage and hour disputes, labor law compliance, commercial and contractual disputes, real estate, shareholder and partnership disputes, general business counseling, and international and domestic transactional matters.
Mr. Tomlin has second chaired several trials in the Superior Court of California, including a defense verdict involving claims exceeding $40 million, and successfully prosecuted arbitration matters as lead counsel.
With experience advocating for clients both in and out of the courtroom, Mr. Tomlin’s representation of each client is rooted in both a passionate pursuit of the law and the practical realities facing today’s businesses.
Through dedication and hard work Mr. Tomlin earned a four year bachelor’s degree in business administration with highest honors in just two years of study from the University of California at Riverside, followed by earning a juris doctor with honors from California Western School of Law. Mr. Tomlin’s academic excellence was recognized in his undergraduate studies by the award of a full tuition Regent’s Scholarship, the highest academic honor bestowed by the UC Regents, and again in his legal studies by the award of the California Western Faculty Scholarship. Mr. Tomlin carries that dedication to excellence into his legal practice.
Native to Southern California, Mr. Tomlin resides in the Seattle, WA area and manages our Seattle office. In his free time, Mr. Tomlin enjoys spending time with his wife and two children and is an avid artist.
Practice Area(s): Construction Litigation, Business Litigation, Personal Injury, Commercial Litigation, Employment Law, and Real Property
Admitted: Washington State Bar (2017), California State Bar (2009), U.S. District Court Southern District of California, U.S. District Court Central District of California.
School: California Western School of Law, San Diego, California
Juris Doctor (Cum Laude) – December 2008
Honors: Faculty Scholarship for Academic Excellence
University of California, Riverside, California
B.S. Business Administration (Summa Cum Laude) – December 2006
Honors: Regents Scholarship for Academic Excellence