Zachary B. Young

Zachary B. Young

Patton Sullivan Brodehl LLP

Recognized since 2024

San Ramon, California

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation

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Areas of Expertise

Zachary is a distinguished partner at Patton Sullivan Brodehl LLP and a seasoned trial attorney with a keen focus on navigating complex business and real estate litigation, often involving high-stakes. Zachary has demonstrated exceptional advocacy for individuals and businesses alike. His impressive track record spans a variety of matters, ranging from disputes among real estate investors, battles between LLC managers/members or partners, to neighborly conflicts, title insurance issues, nondisclosure cases, and commercial lease disputes.

Commencing his career in insurance defense, Zachary learned to oversee cases from inception to resolution early on his career. His proficiency covers the entire litigation spectrum, including negotiations, case development, discovery, mediation, and arbitration/trial proceedings. Notably, Zachary participated in over 100 depositions of all types within his first decade of practice, offering him invaluable experience that accelerated his practical knowledge and litigation skills compared to many of his peers. Over the past 5-10 years, he has successfully transitioned his litigation expertise to focus on intricate business and real estate disputes.

"Rising Star" and "One to Watch"

Zachary's legal acumen and unwavering commitment to his clients have earned him recognition from peers and the legal community. Acknowledgments include consecutive honors as one of Northern California’s "Rising Stars" by Super Lawyer Magazine from 2017 to 2024. Additionally, he has been designated as "One to Watch" by Best Lawyers and holds Martindale-Hubbell's prestigious "AV Preeminent" rating, signifying the highest level of professional excellence in legal expertise, communication skills, and ethical standards.

Community Involvement and Giving Back

Beyond his legal practice, Zachary is deeply committed to giving back to his community. Since 2014, he has served part-time at UC Hastings, College of the Law, taking on various roles such as an adjunct professor teaching first-year Legal Writing & Analysis and Moot Court, and as a coach for the school’s nationally ranked moot court team. Zachary is an active member of the Contra Costa County Bar Association, the Edward J. McFetridge Inn of Court, and holds a position on the Executive Committee within his local Provisors group.

Outside the legal realm, Zachary is actively involved in coaching his children’s sports teams, participating in Community Presbyterian Church in Danville, and supports his wife in operating her local business, Young Learners Academy, a preschool established in 2022 in Danville. During his leisure time, he enjoys spending time with his wife and four kids, cheering for the San Francisco Giants, and pursuing his fitness goals, drawing from his past expertise as a Certified Personal Trainer by the National Strength and Conditioning Association.

Contact & Links
  • 12647 Alcosta Boulevard, Suite 430
    San Ramon, CA 94583
  • Edward J. McFetridge Inn of Court - Member
  • Provisors - San Ramon 3 Executive Committee Member
  • Contra Costa County Bar Association - Member

Recognized in Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch® in America 2024 for work in:
  • Commercial Litigation
  • "AV Preeminent" rating by Martindale-Hubbell

  • Named one of Northern California's "Rising Stars" by Super Lawyer Magazine for 8 consecutive years, from 2017-2024

Additional Areas of Practice:
  • Real Estate Law
  • Litigation - Real Estate

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