Zachariah Tomlin


“Effective litigation advocacy is so much more than effectively arguing a single case, it is taking the time to understand my clients’ goals and the challenges they face – then skillfully working to enhance the former and diminish the latter.”


  • B.S. Business Administration, University of California, Riverside
  • J.D. California Western School of Law


  • Martindale-Hubbell® Law Directory’s highest AV rating

Mr. Tomlin joined Cummins & White, LLP in 2021. Mr. Tomlin litigates on behalf of businesses and individuals in both State and Federal courts throughout California and Washington states. Mr. Tomlin’s civil litigation practice includes construction defect, contractor payment disputes, jobsite injury claims, corporate shareholder and partnership disputes, real estate, intellectual property and commercial litigation.

Mr. Tomlin’s practice also includes general business counseling and risk management. Assisting businesses in both navigating present risks and creating strategic risk mitigation plans.

With a multi-jurisdictional practice, Mr. Tomlin has a unique perspective on both local and regional impacts upon businesses, allowing him to present creative and efficient client solutions. Mr. Tomlin is experienced in taking cases to trial, arbitration and through appeal.

Bar Admissions

  • California State Bar Association
  • U.S. District Court (Southern District of California)
  • U.S. District Court (Central District of California)
  • Washington State Bar Association
  • U.S. District Court (Western District of Washington)

Practice Areas

  • Insurance Coverage
  • Insurance Litigation
  • Business Litigation
  • Real Estate Transactions
  • Real Estate Litigation


  • American Bar Association
  • King County Bar Association
  • Master Builders Association of King and Snohomish Counties

Charitable Interests & Community Service

Mr. Tomlin and his family support several regional and local charities and regularly volunteer with the Assistance League of the Eastside supporting the needs of underprivileged children and victims of assault and homelessness.