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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


BZBM’s Oliver Q. Dunlap Appointed 2021 Chair of the Conference of California Bar Associations Bartko Zankel Bunzel & Miller is proud to announce that partner Oliver Dunlap has been appointed the 2021 Chair of the Conference of California Bar Associations (CCBA, formally known as the Conference of Delegates).  Oliver previously served on the CCBA Board […]


Trial Victory for Diabetes Researcher in Intellectual Property Dispute November 17, 2020:  Trial counsel Frank Sommers and Duyen Nguyen, along with the patent expertise support of BartkoZankel patent litigator Paul Schuck, successfully tried a complex intellectual property case for a diabetes researcher in the Eastern District of California.  After a 19-day bench trial, the court […]


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   […]