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Charles “Chuck” La Bella Admitted to American College of Trial Lawyers

March 14, 2018 – SAN FRANCISCO (BUSINESS WIRE) – Charles “Chuck” La Bella has become a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, one of the premier legal associations in North America. The induction ceremony at which Chuck became a Fellow took place recently before an audience of 700 persons during the recent Induction Ceremony at the 2018 Spring Meeting of the College in Phoenix, Arizona.

BZBM Elevates Key Attorneys

The Firm is proud to announce that Patrick Ryan and Hilda Senseney have been elected to the Firm’s Executive Committee, and that Senior Counsel Jayne Laiprasert and Kerry Duffy have been named Principals of the Firm. Patrick in antitrust, healthcare and IP cases, and Hilda in complex commercial leasing transactions, have shown great leadership for their clients, and we now welcome their strategic guidance in moving the Firm forward in our fifth decade in this dynamic legal market. Jayne Laiprasert and Kerry Duffy, both litigation specialists, have performed with consistent and stellar client results, and their elevation to Principal signals the ability to attract and maintain client confidence in complex IP and commercial disputes, far into the future. Congratulations to all four!

BZBM Proudly Announces the Addition of Four New Patent Attorneys

BartkoZankel welcomes attorneys Brian A.E. Smith, Alden K. Lee, Jeffrey D. Chen and Joseph J. Fraresso to its Intellectual Property litigation practice on December 1st. Messrs. Smith, Lee and Chen join as Principals of the firm, while Mr. Fraresso joins as Special Counsel. All four previously practiced with Bunsow, DeMory, Smith & Allison LLP. Their presence will be an invaluable asset to the growth of the Firm.

BartkoZankel Is Recognized in the U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” 2018 Guide

BartkoZankel is pleased to announce that the firm has been recognized by the U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” 2018 guide as one of the region’s Best Law Firms in two individual practice areas.

Chuck La Bella is Panelist on the subject of “Managing the Unexpected in Trial” at the ABTL 44th Annual Seminar

On October 7, 2017, at the 44th Annual ABTL Joint Chapter Conference in Carlsbad, California, Chuck La Bella was a panelist on the subject of “managing the unexpected in trial."

Bartko Zankel Bunzel & Miller is Pleased to Announce That Commercial Real Estate Attorney, Hilda Senseney, is now a Principal of the Firm

Hilda is a member of the firm’s Transactional Real Estate Group. Her practice emphasizes retail and office leasing and acquisitions and dispositions of real property.

Rob Bunzel Invited to Join the Lawyers of Distinction and Recognized as Being in Top 10% of Lawyers in the USA for 2017

Nomination is based upon the Lawyers of Distinction Selection Committee’s own independent research. Potential candidates who meet the criteria of this screening process have demonstrated a high degree of peer recognition and professional competence, placing them in the top 10% of all attorneys in the United States.

Benjamin K. Riley Publishes Article in the Litigation Magazine on Trying a Trade Secret Case: A Road Map

The Spring 2017 edition of the Litigation Magazine features an article by Benjamin K. Riley on Trying a Trade Secret Case: A Road Map. See a copy of the article here.

Boutique San Francisco Law Firm Bartko Zankel Bunzel & Miller at Center of Returning Looted Nazi Art; Firm’s Investigation Leads to Unprecedented Alliance with German Institutions

PR Newswire - Bartko Zankel Bunzel & Miller Team Forge Historic Initiative to Locate Stolen Mosse Art Collection

Historic alliance to locate looted Holocaust art is an exercise in ‘reconciliation’

Times of Isreal - With over 4,000 artworks to be recovered, an unprecedented cooperative of public and private institutions steamrolls restitution for the estate of exiled magnate Rudolf Mosse