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Patrick Ryan is a litigation partner in the firm’s San Francisco office who focuses his practice on a cross-section of complex commercial litigation, antitrust, class action, intellectual property, tax, and constitutional matters. He represents clients in diverse industries, such as software, health care, retail, biotech, manufacturing, and real estate.

Mr. Ryan has significant federal and state courtroom experience, in both bench and jury trials, extensive law-and-motion background, and appearances in both federal and state appellate courts. He has handled significant matters involving the RICO, anti-SLAPP, and International Discovery Blocking statutes.

Mr. Ryan is often tapped to lead attorney teams in crisis litigation matters, where high stakes ride on prevailing on or defeating claims for injunctive relief.


Languages spoken: Russian

Practice areas


  1. Antitrust: 30%
  2. Intellectual Property: 30%
  3. Real Estate: 20%
  4. Commercial Real Estate: 20%

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Contact info

Bartko, Zankel, Bunzel & Miller

Comm. & IP Trial Lawyer - Co-Chairman Antitrust Group
One Embarcadero Center, 5th Floor
San Francisco, CA, 94111


NYCurrently registered 201403/07/2016
DCActive 201107/10/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2012
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2011
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2010
Rising StarSuper Lawyers Magazine2009
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerMorgan Lewis2011 - 2013
PartnerWinston & Strawn LLP2008 - 2011
AssociateThelen LLP1999 - 2008
Association namePosition nameDuration
Lawyers Club of San FranciscoMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationFellowN/A
Lawyers Club of San FranciscoPresident2006 - 2006
Lawyers Club of San FranciscoPresident Elect2005 - 2005
Lawyers Club of San FranciscoBoard of Governors2000 - 2006
Publication nameTitleDate
San Francisco Daily JournalClass Certification: Wave of Stricter Standards Reaches Ninth Circuit Shores2010
Los Angeles Daily JournalAntitrust Policy: Convergence and Coordination2010
California Literary JournalJoint Defense Agreements: The Hidden Dangers2003
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Notre Dame Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1999
University of ArizonaPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1996
University of ArizonaRussianBA - Bachelor of Arts1996
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Antitrust Panel Discussion At the Four Seasons, San FranciscoEconomic Analysis in Antitrust Class Certification: A New Emphasis2009
UnknownLegality of Torture2005
UnknownJoint Defense Agreement2004
UnknownLaw in Film2001