Maslon is pleased to announce that Julian Zebot, partner in Maslon's Litigation Group, has been named chair of the Board of Directors of the Volunteer Lawyers Network (VLN). VLN's mission is to protect and promote the basic human needs of people in poverty through the power of legal volunteers. Julian has served on VLN's Board of Directors since 2013, and he will serve a one-year term as board chair beginning July 1, 2017. He has also served as co-chair of the MSBA's Legal Assistance to the Disadvantaged (LAD) Committee since 2015 and as chair of Maslon's Pro Bono Committee since 2014.
Julian Zebot focuses his practice on fiduciary and trust litigation as well as business and commercial litigation, including claims of unfair business competition. He has broad litigation experience involving different types of contested estate, trust, and probate matters, breach of contract claims, business torts, breach of restrictive covenant claims, ownership disputes, litigation under the Minnesota Termination of Sales Representatives Act ("MTSRA"), Lanham Act claims, class actions, and other complex commercial litigation, including litigation involving involving financial service businesses, manufacturers, companies with sales forces, and family and other closely held companies. Julian has been selected for inclusion on the Minnesota Rising Stars list every year since 2010.