Gabriel Zambrano

Zappitell Law Firm
200 NE 2nd Ave Ste 103
Delray Beach, FL 33444
561-330-6330
www.florida.law


Zappitell Law Firm’s Gabriel F. Zambrano, is an AV rated attorney by his professional peers through the Martindale-Hubbell © Peer Review Rating system. As well as a Top Rated Lawyer by ALM & Martindale-Hubbell in the areas of Personal Injury & Mass Torts. Attorney Zambrano is a long time resident of South Florida, who has practiced law throughout the State of Florida since 1994. He began his career handling commercial litigation and insurance defense cases, allowing him to fully understand the entire process of case.

His trial experience includes handling complex and catastrophic injury cases, as well as multiple trials that approached or exceeded thirty days at trial. In 2011, he was invited to serve as co-counsel in an Engle Tobacco trial that resulted in one of the largest reported verdicts in 2011. Today, he advocates on behalf of victims of personal injuries, and assists individuals seeking justice. Mr. Zambrano gained national prominence as an early advocate for girls and women that suffered life altering blood clots, strokes or heart damage from use of the Blockbuster drug Drospirenone (DRSP) containing birth control pills trademarked and manufactured by Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals: Yasmin, YAZ, Beyaz & Safyral.

He is considered, and has remained, a Key Opinion Leader on the litigation and served as Lead Counsel or Co-Counsel for several women among the first 100 YAZ lawsuits filed in the ongoing Multi-District Litigation (MDL) and coordinated State Mass Tort Proceedings.

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In 2014, Attorney Zambrano partnered with another attorney, obtaining an $806,289.00 jury verdict in a one day Trial. This was a no offer case with the victim having approximately $96,000.00 dollars in medical expenses following a brutal assault at a bar. In 2014, Mr. Zambrano continued to secure impressive settlements for his clients, resolving a complex elevator accident case on behalf of an injured worker for $1 Million Dollars. The result was featured in AAJ’s TRIAL Magazine, January 2015, Verdicts & Settlements as a notable result in Workplace Safety. The worker had been injured and incapacitated while his employer conducted a self-serving post-accident investigation where they blamed him for his partial hand amputation while ignoring other evidence that was only discovered through years of advocacy.

Attorney Zambrano explains that his determined passion for victims and families comes from his personal experiences as a naturalized American Citizen and First Generation American Immigrant. “I know how hard people have to work to get ahead and pursue their version of the American Dream. To have an accident, drug or defective product, derail your future is life altering and our civil justice system provides a potential remedy and methods for holding companies and people accountable. Trial Attorneys’ and experienced advocates are the only way to level the playing field against insurance companies, pharmaceutical companies, or manufacturers. Contingency fee, no recovery – no fee contracts, allow us to bear the risk and utilize our resources to seek legal redress and change on behalf of victims.”

Bar & Court Admissions:

Supreme Court of the United States

United States Court of Federal Claims

United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit

U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida

U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida

U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida

Florida

Education:

Boston University School of Law, 1993, Juris Doctor

University of Miami, 1990, B.A. in Arts, History/English Literature/Philosophy

Awards & Honors:

2017 Executive Committee – Mass Torts Trial Lawyers Association

2017 National Latino Trial Lawyers Association

2016 Top Rated Lawyer by ALM & Martindale-Hubbell – Mass Torts

2016 Top Rated Lawyer by ALM & Martindale-Hubbell – Personal Injury

2016 Executive Committee – The National Trial Lawyers Top 100

2015 Top Rated Lawyer by ALM & Martindale-Hubbell – Mass Torts

2015 Top Rated Lawyer by ALM & Martindale-Hubbell – Personal Injury

2016 Regional Co-Chair 2016 American Association for Justice, (AAJ), National

Student Trial Advocacy Competition

Fellow: The Melvin M. Belli Society

2015 Diplomat – The National Trial Lawyers Top 100

2015 Top Rated Lawyer by ALM & Martindale-Hubbell – Mass Torts

2015 Top Rated Lawyer by ALM & Martindale-Hubbell – Personal Injury

2015 Regional Co-Chair American Association for Justice, (AAJ), National Student

Trial Advocacy Competition

2014 Top Rated Lawyer by ALM & Martindale-Hubbell – Mass Torts

2014 Top Rated Lawyer by ALM & Martindale-Hubbell – Personal Injury

2014 Regional Co-Chair American Association for Justice , (AAJ), National

Student Trial Advocacy Competition

AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell

Top Rated Lawyer by ALM & Martindale-Hubbell – Personal Injury

Million Dollar Advocates Forum – Million Dollar Advocate

Multi-Million Dollar Advocate Forum (14) – Life Member

The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 (15)

The Top Florida Verdicts & Settlements of 2011

Third Year Editor, American Journal of Law & Medicine, 1992

Classes / Seminars Taught:

The National Trial Lawyers Webinar – XARELTO Mass Tort Update June 2015

Speaker/Moderator – Mass Torts Made Perfect April 2015

Course Advisor/Moderator – Mass Torts Made Perfect October 2014

Speaker/Demonstrator – FJA A.J. Cone Trial Advocacy Institute August 2014

Course Advisor/Moderator – Mass Torts Made Perfect April 2014

Speaker Marketing Breakout Session – Online Marketing – Mass Torts Made

Perfect October 2013

“Mirena IUD Lawsuits“ , Mass Torts Made Perfect/Torts Made Perfect, 2013

“Mirena IUD Litigation“, Harris Martins’s MDL Litigation Conference, 2013

“Sun Tzu Internet & Social Media Skills for Case Preparation & Trial”, Torts Made

Perfect, 2012

“Big Pharma Lurking in Social Media – Where is FDA?” , Mass Torts Made

Perfect, 2011

“IUDs – OB/GYNS Using Black Market IUDs Despite FDA Warnings“ , Mass Torts

Made Perfect, 2010

“YAZ Litigation Group – DRSP (Drospirenone) Mass Tort”, American Association for

Justice , 2009

“YAZ Litigation Group – DRSP (Drospirenone)”, American Association for Justice,

2009

“YAZ – Are Women at Risk?“, Mass Torts Made Perfect, 2009

News & Media Reports:

CBS 12: How a $3 piece of tape could have saved an entire family– April 28,

2016

City Biz List: Zambrano Appears on CBS 12 to Discuss Varona Wrongful Death

Lawsuit – May 2, 2016

Legal Learning Series: Gabe Zambrano Co-Chairs AAJ Regional Student Trial

Advocacy Competition- March 16, 2016

The National Trial Lawyers – An Update on Xarelto Mass Tort Litigation – July 1,

2015

TRIAL – American Association for Justice (AAJ) – Verdicts & Settlements January

2015 (31)

Trial Lawyer Magazine – Raising The Bar – Winter 2015

Daily Business Review – Jury Awards $806,289 to Bar Attack Victim – December

2014

Trial Lawyer Magazine – Raising The Bar – Summer 2014

Daily Business Review & Verdict Search – Top Florida Verdicts & Settlements of

2011 – July 2012

Professional Associations:

American Association for Justice

The National Trial Lawyers

Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America (APITLA)

American Association for Justice – Interstate Trucking Litigation Group (ITLG)

Broward County Bar Association (BCBA)

Broward County Trial Lawyers Association (BCTLA) , formerly known as, Broward

County Justice Association (BCJA)

Palm Beach County Justice Association (PBCJA)

Class Action Trial Lawyer Association – Past Member

Florida Justice Association– Member

Mass Torts Trial Lawyers Association – Member

National Latino Trial Lawyers Association – Past Member

Southern Trial Lawyer Association – Member

The Florida Bar – Member