Zachary Schorr

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Real Estate Attorney in Los Angeles, CA

Schorr Law, A Professional Corporation
 | 1901 Avenue of the Stars, Suite 615
Los Angeles, CA 90067
Phone: (310) 954-1877
Fax: (310) 402-5972
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2020
Selected to Rising Stars: 2012 - 2016
Licensed Since: 2002
Practice Areas:
  • Real Estate: Business (20%),
  • General Litigation (40%),
  • Real Estate: Consumer (20%),
  • Estate Planning & Probate (10%),
  • Eminent Domain (10%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Zachary Schorr focuses his practice on real estate and business litigation, including commercial real estate litigation. An accomplished and well-known litigator, Mr. Schorr serves clients throughout Los Angeles and elsewhere in California, with his law firm, Schorr Law, A Professional Corporation.

After earning a degree in political science and graduating cum laude from the University of California, Los Angeles, Mr. Schorr subsequently earned a law degree from the University of California, Davis, School of Law. Mr. Schorr also completed legal tax classes at the University of San Diego School of Law.

Mr. Schorr is admitted to practice in all California State Courts, the U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Central, Southern and Eastern Districts of California and the Supreme Court of California.

Early in his career, Mr. Schorr worked for then-Vice President Al Gore, serving on the community empowerment board at the White House, where he helped create policies for revitalizing inner cities through tax incentives. Mr. Schorr also worked at two other law firms before founding his own firm in 2005.

Throughout his legal career, Mr. Schorr has recovered numerous multimillion-dollar settlements and verdicts on behalf of his clients. In one case, he led his client to a judgment of more than $4.6 million.

Mr. Schorr has served as a presenter at professional seminars and conferences around the nation, such as the National Business Institute Seminars, Loyola Brownbag Lunch Series and Foundations of American Law. He is also frequently quoted in mass media publications and has authored several articles for publications, including the Wall Street Journal, FOX Business, U.S. News & World Report, Hollywood Weekly and various regional newspapers. He has also appeared on national television programs such as “ABC Nightline”, “Dr. Phil”, and "ABC World News Tonight" where he discussed real estate and business matters, and provided legal commentary.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Real Estate (20%): Condominiums & Cooperatives, Landlord/Tenant, Mortgage & Refinance

General Litigation (40%): Litigation

Real Estate (20%): Condominiums & Cooperatives, Landlord/Tenant, Mortgage & Refinance

Estate Planning & Probate (10%): Probate & Estate Administration

Eminent Domain (10%)

Focus Areas

Condominiums & Cooperatives, Landlord/Tenant, Mortgage & Refinance, Litigation, Probate & Estate Administration

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 1 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 5 years

Super Lawyers: 2020 Rising Stars: 2012 - 2016

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About Zachary Schorr

Admitted: 2002, California

Professional Webpage: https://schorr-law.com/attorneys/zachary-schorr/

Honors/Awards:

  • ..., Top 5 Best Real Estate Law Firms in Los Angeles, CA., Realty Today, 2018
  • ..., Top 100, Association of American Trial Lawyers , 2019
  • ..., Southern California Super Lawyers Rising Stars, 2012-2016, Super Lawyers
  • Real Estate Litigation Attorney of the Year in California, Corporate INTL, 2016
  • Real Estate Litigation Attorney of the Year in California, Corporate INTL, 2017
  • Law Firm 500 Award Honorees List of America’s Fastest Growing Law Firms, Law Firm 500, 2016
  • Lead Counsel Rating in Civil Litigation, Lead Counsel Review Board, 2016

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Los Angeles County Bar Association, 2011
  • California Supreme Court
  • Beverly Hills Bar Association, 2011
  • California State and Federal Courts
  • United States District Court for the Northern, Southern, Eastern and Central Districts of California

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Pro bono representation of a tenant in a complicated unlawful detainer action in Orange County, Ca., 2015

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • Successfully settled a multi-million dollar real estate fraud case that Schorr Law was brought into for the sole purpose of trying the case.   Case settled on favorable terms for client., 2018
  • Successfully defeated a fraud/non-disclosure claim arising of the the sale of real property in Sierra Madre by arbitrating the matter and obtaining an arbitration award in Mr. Schorr's client's favor.
  • Schorr Law obtained a fraud and breach of fiduciary duty jury verdict follwing a jury trial.   The verdict was in favor of its client in a real estate ownership dispute involving commercial property in the greater Los Angeles area., 2018
  • Schorr Law prevailed at trial in a parking rights dispute in downtown Los Angeles.  Schorr Law was able to obtain a judgment against the defendant neighboring landowner based on a irrevocable license theory., 2018
  • Schorr Law prevailed in a construction arbitration matter in front of AAA where Schorr Law was successful in obtaining an award of a complete disgorgement of fees paid to an unlicensed draftsperson., 2018
  • $1.5 Million jury trial win for his client in a lawsuit against the City of Malibu, its City Attorney and the City Councilmen for issues relating to the Coastal Commission and permitting process for building property on Point Dume.
  • 12-0 Jury trial win for Mr. Schorr's client in a non-disclosure/fraud case involving the sale of an airplane.
  • $2 Million valued judgment for obtaining title by adverse possession in a co-tenancy lawsuit concerning property in the Hancock Park neighborhood of Los Angeles.
  • $4.6 Million fraud judgment against a real estate developer and his attorney arising out of the fraudulent sale of vacant land to be developed near Santa Clarita.

Transactions:

  • Negotiated a $12 million commercial real estate loan and terms of personal guarantee for commercial property in Orange County, California., 2012

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • KNX 1070 CBS Radio: Provided legal commentary on a matter regarding a couple who bought the "American Horror Story" house and were suing the seller for failure to disclosure things, 2018
  • XM Satellite Radio: The Lisa Valentine Clark Show; Mr. Schorr offered expert commentary on residential and commercial landlord tenant issues., 2019
  • KNX 1070 CBS Radio: Provided legal commentary on a matter regarding a couple who bought the "American Horror Story" house and were suing the seller for failure to disclosure things., 2018

Videos:

Newsletters:

  • Timely discussion of both commercial and residential real estate litigation issues., Land & Lease: Los Angeles Real Estate Attorney Blog, Real Estate Litigation

Educational Background:

  • University of San Diego School of Law, Post-Graduate Legal Tax Classes
  • University of California at Los Angeles, Bachelor of Arts degree, Political Science, cum laude, 1998

Industry Groups

  • Attorneys
  • Buyers And Sellers Of Real Estate
  • Commercial Property Owners
  • Real Estate Professionals
  • Residential Property Owners
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Office Location for Zachary Schorr

1901 Avenue of the Stars
Suite 615
Los Angeles, CA 90067

Phone: (310) 954-1877

Fax: (310) 402-5972

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Last Updated: 8/7/2019

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