Alan J. Zapala

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Alan J. Zapala

Telephone: (408) 287-7788

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Alan Zapala provides advice and counsel on dispute resolution, confining his practice to mediations, arbitrations and the prosecution and defense of civil lawsuits in the state and federal courts.

Mr. Zapala routinely handles a variety of complex environmental, construction, products liability, personal injury and insurance cases.

Alan Zapala received his B.S. from Santa Clara University in 1969, and his J.D. from Santa Clara University School of law in 1971.

He was admitted the California Bar in 1971 and is licensed to practice before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal.

He is a member in good standing of the Santa Clara Bar Association and State Bar of California.

Mr. Zapala has been selected as an arbitrator for the American Arbitration Association. Mr. Zapala has served as a mediator and arbitrator for the Santa Clara County Superior Court.

Alan is primarily a trial lawyer. Alan has almost forty years of experience litigating in the areas of environmental law, construction law, personal injury law, products liability law, insurance law, business litigation, class action litigation and Complex Actions litigation.

His clients include insurance companies, contractors, and manufacturers of building materials, medical and chemical products.