Barry L. Bunshoft

Attorney in San Francisco, CA
Barry L. Bunshoft practices in the area of litigation, including business litigation, construction, insurance, intellectual property, marine and energy, and sports and recreation. He has more than 40 years' experience as a litigator and has worked on many high-profile trials, both criminal and civil.

Prior to entering private practice, Mr. Bunshoft served as a deputy attorney general for the State of California, prosecuting business and consumer fraud cases.

In addition to his work as a trial lawyer, Mr. Bunshoft has been a frequent speaker at seminars for the construction industry, the insurance industry, the ski industry and fellow lawyers. He has served on the boards of the Save San Francisco Bay Association, the Webb Schools of California and the Coro Foundation. He also has served as the member for the United States on the Legal Committee of the International Ski Federation and was named a Super Lawyer for Northern California.

A member of the American Bar Association and the Bar Association of San Francisco, Mr. Bunshoft is a 1961 graduate of Harvard Law School and a graduate of the University of Massachusetts.

Experience
•Duane Morris LLP
- Of Counsel, 2006-present
•Hancock Rothert & Bunshoft LLP
- Partner, 1975-2005
- Chairman, 1985-2000
•Cushing Cullinan Hancock & Rothert
- Partner, 1970-75
- Associate, 1965-70
•State of California
- Deputy Attorney General, 1961-1965
•United States Navy
- Lieutenant, USNR

Honors & Awards
Best Lawyers in America
•Super Lawyers, Corporate Counsel Edition, Business Litigation, 2010
•Northern California Super Lawyers
Who's Who Legal California 2009 for Insurance and Reinsurance
• AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell

Civic and Charitable Activities
•International Ski Federation
- Legal Committee, Member for the United States

Selected Speaking Engagements
•Frequent speaker at seminars for the construction industry, the insurance industry, the ski industry and fellow lawyers, sponsored by, among others, the American Bar Association, the State Bars of California and Idaho, Andrews, Mealeys, the Construction Forum, the Practicing Law Institute, Fulcrum, Lloyd's of London and the National Ski Areas Association.

415 957 3175
Client Rating N/A help_info
Submit a client review

Peer Rating 5.0 of 5

Areas of Law

  • Business Litigation
  • Insurance
  • Sports
  • Recreation

 

Peer Rating

av

Overall Peer Rating

5.0 out of 5.0
  • Meets very high criteria of general ethical standards
No feedback is available.
The individuals that have reviewed this lawyer have not provided any additional feedback.

Experience & Credentials

Position

Of Counsel

Admission Details

Admitted in 1962, California
Idaho

Law School Attended

Harvard Law School
Class of 1961
LL.B.

University Attended

University of Massachusetts
Class of 1955
B.A.

Birth Information

Born in 1934
1934

Associations & Memberships

Professional Activities
•American Bar Association
•Bar Association of San Francisco Board Memberships
•Save San Francisc... More

Representative Cases

Representative Matters; The Spade Cooley murder case- successfully affirmed on appeal the jury verdict against Spade Cooley, the well-known king of western swing, for first degree murder and murder by torture of his wife. SeePeople v. Cooley(1963) 211 Cal.App.2d 173. The two biggest dam failures in America last century- represented the general cont... More

Contact Information

Phone

415 957 3175

Fax

415 354 3290

Email

Send email to Barry L. Bunshoft


Office Information
Barry L. Bunshoft
Of Counsel
 One Market Plaza, Suite 2200,
San Francisco, CA 94105-1127

Loading...

Logo
Duane Morris LLP (San Francisco, California)

About Client Rating
About Peer Rating

Welcome to Martindale-Hubbell® Client Review, a new ratings service that allows you to view and provide feedback on a lawyer or law firm on service and relationship qualities such as Communication Ability, Responsiveness, Quality of Service, and Value for Money.

Determining a Rating

The Client Review Rating is determined through aggregation of validated responses. This compilation of Client Reviews translates to a numerical rating and associate descriptive term on a scale of 1 -5. 1 being lowest as "Rated" and 5 being highest as "Preeminent".

  • 4.5-5.0 Preeminent
  • 3.0-4.4 Distinguished
  • 1-2.9 Rated

Martindale-Hubbell uses a third-party resource to validate that the respondent is a living person, but cannot confirm the lawyer/client relationship, which in many cases is confidential. Clients must affirm that they are a client of the lawyer or firm identified for review at the time of the completed Client Review.

The Reviewers

Those who complete Client Reviews are clients of law firms who hired a lawyer within the last year, whose matter is not pending, and want to share their experience of that lawyer or law firm with other potential clients. Reviewers can be of any type from in-house counsel, corporate executives, small business owners to private individuals, and even sometimes another lawyer in a different jurisdiction.

Anonymity

Client Reviews are anonymous and reviewers' identities are not published; however a summary of basic demographics will be part of the display of responses.

Why do we collect demographics as part of the review?

Those who are researching a lawyer or law firm like to see that there are other clients who might be "like them". This is valuable information contributing to the decision-making process of hiring a lawyer.

Martindale-Hubbell's role

Martindale-Hubbell facilitates the process of Client Review by gathering responses, validating them and aggregating results for display online. The content of the responses are entirely from reviewers, the clients of the firm or lawyer.

It is important to note that Martindale-Hubbell does not undertake to develop Client Reviews for all firms and lawyers. Therefore, the fact that a firm or lawyer has not been reviewed should not be construed unfavorably. Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome and Martindale-Hubbell accepts no responsibility for the content or accuracy of any review over which Martindale-Hubbell exercises no editorial review or control.