Marc J. Zucker
- B.A. 1981 Haverford College, with honors
- J.D. 1984 Villanova University School of Law
Mr. Zucker is a partner in Weir & Partners LLP, focusing his practice on complex commercial litigation. Over the past 28 years, he has litigated disputes involving high-level contract, real estate, banking, insurance, distributorship, trade secret, bankruptcy, UCC and employment issues, as well as business torts, class actions, derivative litigation and "business divorces," disputes among principals of closely-held entities.
Mr. Zucker is vice chair of the Board of Governors of the Philadelphia Bar Association, having been elected to the Board for a three-year term commencing in 2011. He served as president of Villanova’s J. Willard O'Brien American Inn of Court from 2008-2010, after serving as its program chair and counselor. He chaired the Philadelphia Bar Association's Business Litigation Committee from 2006 until 2008, and is an active member of its Federal Courts Committee and Professional Guidance Committee. Mr. Zucker was appointed by the chancellor of the Philadelphia Bar Association to the Investigative Division of the association's Commission on Judicial Selection and Retention, where he has served since 1998. He was elected a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation and co-chairs the ADR subcommittee of the American Bar Association's Commercial & Business Litigation Committee. He has been named a "Pennsylvania Super Lawyer" each year since 2006, an honor awarded only to the top 5% of lawyers in Pennsylvania, as published in Philadelphia Magazine.
Mr. Zucker serves as an arbitrator for the American Arbitration Association, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and the Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia County, and as a judge pro tempore in the Philadelphia Commerce Case Management Program.
Mr. Zucker has taught Trial Advocacy since 2004.
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