Harvey L. Ziff

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Los Altos, CA

Ziff & Cohn
 | 4962 El Camino Real #126, Los Altos, CA 94022
Phone: 650-353-5756
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2018
Licensed Since: 1967
Education: Stanford Law School
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (80%),
  • Criminal Defense (20%)
Attorney Profile

A personal injury attorney with Ziff & Cohn, Harvey L. Ziff generally handles cases involving car, truck, motorcycle, bicycle and pedestrian accidents. He provides dedicated representation and customized guidance to people in the San Jose, California, metropolitan area, as well as throughout San Mateo and Santa Clara counties. Mr. Ziff is admitted to practice law in the state of California, as well as before the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit and the Supreme Court.

Staying active in the legal community, Mr. Ziff is involved with numerous professional associations. He is a member of the Santa Clara County Trial Lawyers Association, the Santa Clara County Bar Association, The Palo Alto Area Bar Association, the San Mateo County Bar Association, the Consumer Attorneys of California and the Million Dollar Advocates Forum.

Whether they were involved in collisions on U.S. Route 101; on Interstate 680, 280 or 880; or on other streets or highways throughout the Bay Area, Mr. Ziff aggressively advocates on behalf of people who suffer harm as a result of another's reckless or careless actions. Having more than 45 years of legal experience, Mr. Ziff understands that the liable motorists may be reluctant to accept responsibility, or the insurance company may work to pay out as little as possible. He works with his clients to understand their situations and the extent of their damages. It is his goal to help them obtain the maximum financial recovery.

Prior to earning a Juris Doctor from Stanford Law School, Mr. Ziff graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelor of Science. Mr. Ziff received a Master of Laws from Northwestern University.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (80%): Motor Vehicle Accidents, Slip and Fall, Construction Accident, Trucking Accidents

Criminal Defense (20%)

Focus Areas

Personal Injury - General: Motor Vehicle Accidents, Slip and Fall, Construction Accident, Trucking Accidents


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Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2018

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About Harvey Ziff

Admitted: 1967, California

Professional Webpage: http://www.harveyziff.com/harvey-l-ziff.html

Honors and Awards:

  • Million Dollar verdict
  • Editor, Stanford Law Review from 1966-1967
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Consumer Attorneys of California
  • State Bar of California
  • San Mateo County Bar Association
  • Santa Clara County Bar Association
  • Palo Alto Bar Association
  • Santa Clara County Trial Lawyers Association, Vice-President, 2001
  • Supreme Court, 1986
  • 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals, 1969
  • US District Court, NDIST of California, 1969
  • California Bar Association, 1967

Educational Background:

  • Northwestern University, LL.M., 1969
  • University of Pennsylvania, B.S.
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Office Location for Harvey L. Ziff

4962 El Camino Real #126
Los Altos, CA 94022

Phone: 650-353-5756


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Last Updated: 3/29/2017

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