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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 2021 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 2021, 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 $845,114,000.00 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.

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.

Michael Abraham is Appointed Update Editor for CEB’s “Class Actions, Data Breach Litigation, and Privacy Concerns Before and During Trial” Chapter

Michael Abraham has been appointed as the update editor for the chapter titled “Class Actions, Data Breach Litigation, and Privacy Concerns Before and During Trial” in CEB’s Privacy Compliance and Litigation in California.