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Jewish family’s painting looted by Nazis in 1933 is returned

ALBANY, N.Y. — A painting of two young, 19th-century skaters that was looted by Nazis from a Jewish family in 1933 and recently discovered at a small museum in upstate New York was returned Thursday after 87 years.

Marco Quazzo Speaks at the Annual U.S. Law Conference on the Impact of COVID-19 on Lease Obligations

Principal Marco Quazzo speaks at the Annual U.S. Law Conference covering “The Brave New World of Litigation Over the Impact of Covid-19 on Lease Obligations”. The seminar will focus on whether courts have granted, will grant and should grant tenants relief from rent and other lease obligations based on the pandemic. The discussion includes major pending cases, key court rulings, historical case precedents and applicable statutes and government orders that will inform and predict future litigation decisions.

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.

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 Real Estate. Some of our attorneys have been named Super Lawyers for at least 15 consecutive years. The Super Lawyers list recognizes no more than 5 percent of attorneys in each state. The Rising Stars list recognizes no more than 2.5 percent of attorneys in each state.

Patrick O’Shaughnessy Publishes Article in the Daily Journal on Potential U.S. Lawsuit Against Google

September 2020: The Los Angeles and San Francisco Daily Journal has published an article by Bartko Zankel litigator Patrick O’Shaughnessy analyzing the potential lawsuit by the United States against Google for allegedly violating Sherman Act Section 2.

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 victory in Santa Clara County Superior Court.

John McLean and Patrick O’Shaughnessy Publish Article in the Daily Journal on Analyzing Ixchel v. Biogen’s New Rules

August 2020: The San Francisco and Los Angeles Daily Journal has published an article by Bartko Zankel litigators John McLean and Patrick O’Shaughnessy analyzing two new pleading rules in Ixchel Pharma, LLC v. Biogen, Inc.

Rob Bunzel’s Series on Trial Lessons Continues with a Fourth Review of “Courtroom warrior: The combative career of William Travers Jerome” by Richard O’Connor

May 22, 2020: Rob Bunzel penned a fourth installment for the Daily Journal on trial lessons from the Edlund library. See a copy of the article here. This time a review of the biography of New York District Attorney, William Travers Jerome.

Marco Quazzo Pens Article Analyzing How Courts Will Apply Force Majeure Provisions in Covid-19 Litigation

May 2020: The San Francisco and Los Angeles Daily Journal has published an article authored by Bartko Zankel litigator Marco Quazzo analyzing how courts faced with Covid-19 litigation will apply force majeure provisions and related doctrines in commercial contracts, leases, and employment agreements. You can find the article here.

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.