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BartkoZankel, established 40 years ago, is a top 20 boutique law firm specializing in national and international complex litigation and investigations, as well as real estate and franchising transactions. We are a 40‑lawyer firm dedicated to the strategic cutting-edge representation of our clients in California, nationally and internationally.


BZBM Selected as Top 20 Boutique Law Firm by The Daily Journal


Bartko Law Firm’s Patrick M. Ryan named Top Trade Secret Lawyer for 2020 by Top California Law Publication Patrick M. Ryan recognized as one of “California’s Top Trade Secret Lawyers” by the California Daily Journal in its Oct. 7, 2020 special edition in its annual selection of the state’s top attorneys. Read full article   […]


ELEVEN BARTKO ZANKEL ATTORNEYS NAMED 2020 NORTHERN CALIFORNIA SUPER LAWYERS AND RISING STARS Eleven Bartko Zankel Bunzel & Miller attorneys have been selected as Northern and Southern California Super Lawyers and Rising Stars for 2020, in the practice areas of Antitrust Litigation, Business Litigation, Labor & Employment, Franchise/Dealership, Intellectual Property Litigation, Real Estate, and Transactional […]


BARTKO SECURES SUMMARY JUDGMENT WIN FOR VIR2US, INC. ON EVE OF TRIAL A Bartko Zankel team led by Brian Smith achieved a significant victory for its client, Vir2us, Inc., when the Federal Court in the Eastern District of Virginia granted summary judgment in favor of Vir2us. In January 2019, Vir2us filed a complaint against Sophos […]