Associate Zach D. Webster’s real estate litigation practice focuses on actions for fraud and misrepresentation, contract disputes, and non-disclosure cases. Zach has represented clients in complex commercial litigation matters in New York City, including international investors defrauded by banks during the mortgage and housing crisis, and embezzlement cases. Prior to law school, Zach helped improve rural and impoverished communities abroad as a volunteer with Builders Beyond Borders.
Zach is a graduate of the University of San Francisco School of Law, Class of 2013, where he was a Senior Editor of the USF Law Review. He received his B.A. in American Studies from Wesleyan University in 2006. Zach was Case Counsel for the USF Moot Court Board, a Finalist in the 2011 Advocate of the Year, won Third Place in the USF Intensive Advocacy Mock Jury
Trial in 2012, received Second Place in the 2012 San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association Trial Skills Competition, and was awarded First Place in the Robert F. Wagner National Labor and Employment Law Moot Court Competition in 2013. Zach clerked for both the San Francisco and Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Offices, where he conducted pretrial and evidentiary hearings. He assisted the Santa Clara County District Attorney with state clemency requests and the office’s collaboration with the Innocence Project. An active member in the Bay Area Lawyers for Individual Freedom and Impulse Untied, a volunteer group of active gay men in collaboration with AIDS Healthcare Foundation, Zach is admitted to practice law in both New York and California.