Brian L. Zagon

Title: Vice President, Shareholder Attorney Brian L. Zagon
Location: Lafayette, California
Los Angeles, California
Tel: Lafayette 925-284-0840
Los Angeles 213-943-1370
Fax: Lafayette 925-284-0870
Los Angeles 213-402-3939
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Admitted: California, Federal Court
Education: • Juris Doctor 1989, Magna Cum Laude, University of California, Hastings College of Law, San Francisco, CA

• Member: Order of the Coif, Thurston Society

• American Jurisprudence Awards: Civil Procedure, Torts, Secured Transactions, Legal Writing

• Bachelor of Arts 1985, University of California, Berkeley, CA
Extern Law Clerk: 1989, The Honorable John P. Vukasin, United States District Court, Northern District of California

Brian Zagon handles environmental litigation and agency proceedings, matters related to environmental and other insurance coverage, and bad faith litigation on behalf of policyholders. Mr. Zagon manages each matter to maximize the potential recovery of policy benefits for clients and has successfully obtained defense and indemnity for clients in numerous matters where other law firms were unsuccessful. Mr. Zagon has been selected by his peers as one of Northern California Super Lawyers in Environmental Litigation in 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2013.

Mr. Zagon also represents clients in securities arbitration proceedings. He handles disputes with stockbrokers, brokerage firms and investment advisors, including misrepresentation, unauthorized trading, suitability, breach of fiduciary duty, and other issues. His work has resulted in millions of dollars in recoveries for Hunsucker Goodstein clients, including a $3.9 million arbitration award for an investor client against one of the largest national brokerage houses.

Prior to joining Hunsucker Goodstein in 1998, Mr. Zagon represented numerous major brokerage houses as a partner at a national law firm.

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