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Bartko’s Patrick M. Ryan Scores Largest IP and Trade Secrets Victory in California for 2019 and 2nd Highest Overall Verdict According to the California Daily Journal

Bartko Zankel Bunzel & Miller scored the highest Intellectual Property and Trade Secrets victory in California in 2019 and was ranked Number 2 overall in the California Daily Journal’s Top Verdicts by Dollar in California for 2019. In May of 2019, Bartko secured an $845,114,000.00 victory in Santa Clara County Superior Court.

Bartko Law Firm Expands Into SoCal With Preeminent Labor & Employment Group

Bartko Zankel Bunzel & Miller is pleased to welcome a top-tier Northern and Southern California labor and employment practice with co-chairs Louise Ann Fernandez and An Nguyen Ruda joining the firm. Their clients following them to the Bartko firm include healthcare providers and media companies. Ms. Fernandez, Ms. Ruda and their group, including associate Elina Tilman, will complement and bolster Bartko’s complex litigation and real estate practices by providing additional vital services for corporate clients.

Rob Bunzel’s Series on Trial Lessons Continues with a Review of “The Man to See” by Edward Bennett Williams

December 12, 2019: Rob Bunzel penned another piece for the Daily Journal on lessons from the Edlund library. See a copy of the article here. This time a review of the biography of Edward Bennett Williams, “The Man to See.”

Bartko Ranked Number 3 in The National Law Journal Top 100 Verdicts

Bartko Scores Highest IP Victory in the United States and secures one of the largest and most important trade secret victories in history.

Bartko Firm Obtains $845,114,000 Judgment for ASML Against XTAL, Inc.

In one of the largest judgments for theft of trade secrets in U.S. history, the Bartko trial team obtains an $845,114,000 judgment for ASML against XTAL.

Ten Bartko Zankel Attorneys Named to 2019 Northern California Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Lists

Ten Bartko Zankel Bunzel & Miller attorneys have been selected as Northern California Super Lawyers or Rising Stars for 2019, in the practice areas of Antitrust Litigation, Business Litigation, Franchise/Dealership, Intellectual Property Litigation, and Real Estate. Some of our attorneys have been named Super Lawyers for at least 14 consecutive years. Only 5 percent of lawyers in the State are selected as Super Lawyers, and only 2.5 percent receive the honor of Rising Star.

Three BZBM Franchise Law Specialists Selected for 2019 Edition of Who’s Who Legal – Franchise

Chuck Miller, Griff Towle, both litigators, and Darryl Hart, a transaction lawyer, have again been listed in the Franchise edition of Who’s Who Legal, an international publication listing the foremost legal practitioners in various areas of business law.

Rob Bunzel’s Series On Trial Lessons Continues with Review of The Trial of Jack Ruby in the Daily Journal

On October 1, 2018 and again on June 10, 2019, articles by Rob Bunzel containing lessons for trial lawyers from great books in the Edlund library appeared in the Daily Journal. Mel Belli represented Jack Ruby on trial for the murder of Lee Harvey Oswald in 1964 in Dallas. Belli angered Dallas and tried to hit a home run with an insanity defense. Ruby was convicted and sentenced to death. The current article is a review of the 1965 book The Trial of Jack Ruby by law professors John Kaplan and Jon Walz about how the trial went so wrong for the defense. Please click here to read the article in its entirety.

BartkoZankel is Pleased to Announce That Business Litigation Attorney, Sean McTigue, is now a Principal of the Firm

Sean is a member of the firm’s Business Litigation Group. His practice involves both state and federal litigation representing both plaintiffs and defendants.

BartkoZankel Attorneys Prepare Food for the Needy

On April 15, 2019, five attorneys from Bartko – Jayne Laiprasert, Gabriella Wilkins, Ben Riley, Rishi Gupta, and Steve Steinberg – volunteered as part of a larger group from the Association of Business Trial Lawyers (ABTL) Northern California chapter to prepare food for the GLIDE Meals Program.