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. With his brother Jeff Zuber, Mr. Zuber founded Zuber & Zuber, now Zuber Lawler, in 2003 as a 3rd‐year associate with no clients. As Managing Partner, Mr. Zuber has managed Zuber Lawler’s growth from 2 attorneys working out of a Los Angeles domestic kitchen to a top law firm with over 50 attorneys representing clients throughout the world from offices in Austin, Chicago, Denver, Los Angeles, New York, Phoenix, and Silicon Valley.

Mr. Zuber personally manages relationships with more than 10 of the firm’s Fortune 1000 clients, as well as funds and government entities. He also represents leading companies in emerging industries and technologies, including legalized cannabis, legalized psychedelics, cleantech, blockchain, eSports, and quantum computing.

Mr. Zuber is a founder of the leading international cannabis consultancy Global Go, the print magazine Global Cannabis Times, the print magazine Psychedelia, the online metaverse magazine Virtual Times, and the online quantum computing magazine Dead Cat Live Cat. He sits on the Boards of Psychedelics Today and the Psychedelic Medicine Coalition. He sits on the Advisory Board of the Council for Federal Cannabis Regulation. In 2022, he was named one of High Times 100 Most Influential People in the Cannabis Industry.

Prior to founding Zuber Lawler, 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

  • Managing Partner’s Entrepreneurial Enthusiasm Inspires Excitement In Recruits, Los Angeles Daily Journal (June 29, 2009) (Cover Story).

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