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Mr. Phillip R Zuber

Mr. Phillip R Zuber

Administrative Partner, Sasscer, Clagett & Bucher
  • Legal Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Insurance Defense ...
  • Maryland
Claimed Lawyer Profile

Phillip R. Zuber has been a “top 50” or "top 100" Maryland Super Lawyer for several years running and a “top 10” Washington, D.C. SuperLawyer, a Fellow in the prestigious American College of Trial Lawyers, a member of the Maryland State Bar Association subcommittee on civil pattern jury instructions and a lecturer to the Maryland Judicial Institute. For 35 plus years, he has practiced in the complex areas of medical malpractice (especially obstetrical, neonatal and emergency medicine issues), electric utility accidents, attorney liability, highway fatalities and catastrophic personal injuries. He has acted as general products liability counsel for an international industrial manufacturer for 35 years. Mr. Zuber has served on the Maryland State Committee for the American College of Trial Lawyers. ( He is a Master in the J. Dudley Digges Inn of Court. He has given lectures to doctors, nurses, risk managers, and insurance companies, on a wide range of medical and attorney malpractice related subjects. He participated in teaching a Litigation Skills Course to law students at the University of Baltimore Law School. While based in Upper Marlboro, Mr. Zuber has represented clients in cases and trials in many Counties in the State of Maryland. Mr. Zuber has had more than a hundred cases involving multi-million dollar claims. Among his many community activities, Mr. Zuber has served on the Board of Trustees for Bryn Athyn College as the Chairman of its Legal Advisory Committee. ( Mr. Zuber attended the University of Maryland College Park (B.A., high honors), and received his law degree from the University of Maryland School of Law with honors. He served on the student editorial board of the Maryland Law Review.

Practice Areas
Legal Malpractice
Medical Malpractice
Birth Injury, Medical Misdiagnosis, Pharmacy Errors, Surgical Errors
Insurance Defense
Business Law
Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
Personal Injury
Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    Based on ethics opinions, credit cards cannot be used for retainer payments.
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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4th Circuit
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  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Sasscer, Clagett & Bucher
- Current
Sasscer, Clagett & Bucher
Goldman, Kovelant, Nichols, Pedersen & Hurtt
University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
J.D. (1978)
Honors: With honors
Activities: Associate Editor, Maryland Law Review
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University of Maryland - College Park
B.A. (1975) | American Studies
Honors: High Honors
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Professional Associations
American College of Trial Lawyers
- Current
Activities: Member, State Committee, 2008-2011
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J. Dudley Digges Inn of Court
- Current
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Prince George's County Bar Association
- Current
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Bryn Athyn College of the New Church
Activities: Served as chairman of the Legal Advisory Committee
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Articles & Publications
Adoption of Strict Liability in Tort
Maryalnd Law Review
Websites & Blogs
Contact & Map
Sasscer, Clagett & Bucher
5407 Water Street
Suite 101
Upper Marlboro, MD 20772
Telephone: (301) 627-5500