Todd J. Zucker

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in Houston, TX

Todd Zucker PLLC
1601 Westheimer Road
Houston, TX 77006
Phone: 832-622-4343
Fax: 713-255-1769
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2009, 2017 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1989
Practice Areas: Business Litigation (50%), Employment Litigation: Defense (30%), Business/Corporate (20%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Todd J. Zucker is the founder of Todd Zucker PLLC, in Houston, Texas. Mr. Zucker practices business law, commercial litigation and employment litigation , serving clients throughout the Houston metropolitan region.

Mr. Zucker has over three decades of legal experience. Over his time in practice, he has handled many complex matters involving contract drafting and negotiation, discrimination, harassment, noncompete agreements, partnership and shareholder disputes, real estate disputes and other business disputes. He has litigation experience in both state and federal court.

Martindale-Hubbell awarded Mr. Zucker an AV Preeminent* peer review rating. This is the highest rating available by that organization, reflecting exceptionally high legal capability and ethical standards. He previously served as editor-in-chief of the Houston Lawyer magazine and received the Houston Bar Association’s President’s Award for serving in this role.

In addition to running his law practice, Mr. Zucker is the author of numerous articles appearing in publications including the Houston Business Journal and Texas Lawyer. Over the years, he has been active in his local community. He is a former chairman of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo’s Bowlegged H Magazine and a member of its board of directors.

Mr. Zucker earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Texas at Austin' Plan II program and received his law degree from South Texas College of Law Houston. He has been admitted to practice law before all Texas state courts, the U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Southern and Western Districts of Texas, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit, and the Supreme Court of the United States.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
  • 50%Business Litigation
  • 30%Employment Litigation: Defense
  • 20%Business/Corporate

Selections

10 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2009, 2017 - 2021

About Todd J. Zucker

Admitted: 1989, Texas

Professional Webpage: https://tjzlaw.com/about-todd-zucker

Honors/Awards

  • Houston Bar Association's President's Award for Outstanding Service after serving as Editor in Chief of the Houston Lawyer magazine
  • AV Preeminent® Rating by Martindale-Hubbell – 20+ Years Straight
  • Director, Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo (2005-present); Chairman of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo's Bowlegged H Magazine (2003-2006).
  • Selected by Texas "Super Lawyers" (a Thompson Reuters service) from 2005-2009 and 2017-2019

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • United States District Courts for the Southern, Western and Northern Districts of Texas
  • State Bar of Texas in 1989
  • United States Supreme Court

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Houston Business Journal, Firing a Pregnant Employee: Just Treat Her Like Everybody Else, Apr. 29, 2005
  • Texas Bar Journal, Drafting the Enforceable Non-compete: The Litigation Perspective, June 1994
  • Houston Business Journal – Banking and Finance Quarterly, Make Lawyer a Stregetic Partner, Not Just Phone Call of Last Resort, June 6, 2003
  • Houston Business Journal, New Rule Will Shift Attorney Costs, Encouraging Lawyers to Settle Faster, Feb. 9, 2004
  • Houston Business Journal – Business Survival Guide, What Should a Company Do When an OSHA Inspector Shows Up?, May 7, 2004
  • Texas Lawyer, Ode to the Workplace Valentine: Lovelorn Lawyers’ Actions Can Lead to Litigation, Feb. 14, 2005
  • Retail Law Strategist, Landlord Discrimination, Feb. 2006
  • Best's Review, Don't Take It: It’s Mine, Enforceable Nonpiracy Agreements Protect the Business Interests of Both Agencies and Agents, Jan. 2006

Educational Background

  • B.A., University of Texas (Plan II), 1986
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Office Location for Todd J. Zucker

1601 Westheimer Road
Houston, TX 77006

Phone: 832-622-4343

Fax: 713-255-1769

Last Updated: 3/23/2021

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