Donald S. Zalewski


  • location icon Orange County, CA
    650 Town Center Drive
    Suite 1400
    Costa Mesa, CA 92626

Donald S. Zalewski is a partner in the Orange County of Lewis Brisbois and member of the Construction Practice. Mr. Zalewski is a trial attorney with over 25 years of experience handling civil lawsuits representing individuals, corporations, partnerships and insurance companies in California state and federal courts.

Mr. Zalewski represents individuals and corporations in defense of personal injury actions. In the area of insurance professional liability, Mr. Zalewski represents agents and brokers from large firms to small firms in claims involving malpractice, breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, aiding and abetting, and negligence. In class actions, he has represented companies and individuals in matters involving various consumer statutes in the service sectors of graduate school education and insurance. In construction matters he has represented project owners and contractors in construction contract disputes and state false claims act matters. Mr. Zalewski completed jury trials to verdict in the areas of insurance professional liability, premises liability, automobile negligence, express contractual indemnity and consumer warranty.

Prior Experience

Marketing Representative, Safeco Insurance Company

Published Opinions

Fry v. Pro-Line Boats, Inc. 163 Cal. App. 4th 970 (2008)



United States District Court for the Central and Southern Districts of California


  • Association of Southern California Defense Counsel
  • Orange County Bar Association


Loyola Law School, Los Angeles

Juris Doctor, 1985

University of California, Berkeley

Bachelor of Arts with department honors, 1978

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