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P. Gerhardt Zacher


(619) 230-7703
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San Francisco
275 Battery Street
Suite 2000
San Francisco, CA 94111

San Diego
101 W. Broadway
Suite 2000
San Diego, CA 92101

Los Angeles
633 West Fifth Street
52nd Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90071


J.D., University of California, Hastings College of the Law

B.A., University of California, Berkeley


Named San Diego "Mass Tort Litigator of the Year" for 2011 by Best Lawyers

The Best Lawyers in America© distinction in Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions - Defendants and Product Liability Litigation - Defendants (2010-2020)

Top Rated Lawyer-AV® Preeminent™,

Super Lawyers® rating in the fields of Business Litigation, Environmental Litigation and Business/Corporate (2007, 2009-2018, Law & Politics)

Selected to the Order of the Coif and Thurston Society

San Diego Magazine's Top Lawyer in San Diego (2017)

P. Gerhardt Zacher is an experienced litigation partner whose practice is primarily focused on the representation of chemical manufacturers, formulators and distributors in product liability, environmental and business litigation. With substantial jury and non-jury experience, he has successfully defended a significant number of complex cases, including large exposure environmental and personal injury actions and complex business disputes.

In addition to his representation of a number of agricultural chemical companies including Syngenta Crop Protection, Inc., Valent USA Corporation, Bayer CropScience and Wilbur Ellis Company, Mr. Zacher as the head of the firm's Agricultural Chemical Practice Group, is also the firm’s representative for its memberships in CropLife America and Responsible Industry for a Sound Environment.




Defense Research Institute
State Bar of California