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Jonathan Halperin


Jonathan HalperinJonathan Halperin is a top-rated personal injury attorney with years of experience in both state and federal courts. As a result, his practice is devoted to personal injury and wrongful death cases. Recently, Jonathan was selected to Best Lawyers in America. Also, he is a Virginia Super Lawyer, and has a “superb” Avvo rating. Last year, Jonathan was selected as a Leader in the Law by the Virginia Lawyers Weekly. Finally, Jonathan is licensed to practice law in Virginia, the District of Columbia, and Maryland.

In his 26 years of legal practice, Mr. Halperin has won large verdicts for personal injury and wrongful death clients. These include wins at trial. plus substantial out-of-court settlements. Mr. Halperin also represents victims in defective product cases. In addition, he has won appellate decisions in wrongful death, police misconduct, premises liability, and medical malpractice.

Prior to arriving in Richmond, Mr. Halperin was a Founding Partner of a top litigation law firm in Washington, D.C. In addition, he has lectured extensively in the fields of personal injury and trial law at local law schools and universities. In past years, Mr. Halperin was an Adjunct Professor of Law at Catholic University School of Law.

For many years, Mr. Halperin has served as a member of the Steering Committee of the Injury to Persons section of the D.C. Bar. Prior to that, Jonathan taught Continuing Legal Education courses for the District of Columbia Bar. When not in court, he continues to teach attorneys for the Virginia Trial Lawyers’ Association and the National Business Institute. In addition, the American University Law School National Moot Court Team selected Mr. Halperin as their coach.

Mr. Halperin earned his law degree from the Catholic University of America, Columbus School of law. Prior to that, he earn his Bachelor’s degree from George Washington University. Jonathan is passionate about victims’ rights. In conclusion, he is honored to have the privilege of fighting for clients who have been victims of negligence.


Paul Zukerberg


Paul Zukerberg is a distinguished personal injury attorney with over 34 years of experience representing clients in both state and federal courts. He has won major victories in personal injury law, automobile negligence, civil rights and products liability. Paul recently recovered 6.2 million dollars on behalf of a child who suffered a traumatic brain injury, 1.2 million dollars on behalf of nursing home workers, and 5 million dollars as guardian ad litem for a child injured in a swimming pool accident.

An avid cyclist, Paul has championed the rights of cyclists and pedestrians, and more recently, electric scooter users. He has taught civil procedure as an adjunct professor at Catholic University Columbus School of Law, and is often sought out as an authority on personal injury and negligence law.

Paul graduated from Hamilton College in 1979. After that, he received his law degree from American University’s Washington College of Law in 1984.

It is important to note that Paul is a member of the Maryland, Virginia and District of Columbia Bars. So he practices in all DC Metro state and federal courts. Finally, he is a long-time member of the United States Supreme Court.

Moreover, Paul is a proud member of the Maryland Association for Justice, the D.C. Association of Trial Lawyers, the Brain Injury Association of America and the American Association of Jewish Lawyers and Jurists.

Paul lives in Adams Morgan with his wife, Dr. Ilana Zukerberg, and their two super kids.

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Not only is Paul a fantastic lawyer, he is also very jovial, friendly, and professional. He settled my case quickly and efficiently. He gives the profession a good name. Highly recommended!

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Z&H senior partners have the distinguished honor of receiving numerous awards and accolades. Should you retain the firm, you’ll have a highly-rated attorney handling your case; Jonathan or Paul will personally represent you in court.

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Zukerberg & Halperin In The News

Paul Zukerberg has been a frequent legal commentator on TV and radio and is a trusted voice listeners turn to for the latest legal developments. Most recently, Mr. Zukerberg was featured throughout the following of a highly-publicized legal case by major media outlets such as The Baltimore Sun, NBC Baltimore, CBS Baltimore, and The Daily Record. Click here to learn more.