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Philip W. Bartenetti



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Phil Bartenetti is an experienced trial lawyer who specializes in the trial of business disputes.  He has tried over twenty cases to jury verdicts, several court trials and represented individual and corporate clients in numerous arbitrations and mediations.  Phil has been recognized as a Super Lawyer in the area of commercial litigation.


Phil has handled cases from corporate contract disputes, corporate dissolutions, trust litigation and elder abuse.


Phil believes the lawyer’s role as counselor to be extremely important.  He involves the client in the decision making process from defining goals, determining the most cost effective approach to the selection of a forum mediation, arbitration or court.

  • Represented a variety of clients, including banks, insurance companies and stock brokerage houses
  • Advised clients on advertising liability and product liability and representing companies before public agencies such as the Board of Public Works

  • JD, University of California, Hastings College of Law, Hastings Law Review, Order of the Coif, 1970
  • BS, University of San Francisco, Honors Program, Political Science, 1964

  • Member, California State Bar Commission on Judicial Nominees Evaluation
  • President, Italy America Chamber of Commerce West
  • President, Italian American Lawyers Association
  • Volunteer Hearing Examiner, Los Angeles Police Commission
  • President, Federated Italo-Americans of Southern California
  • City Commissioner, El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historical Monument Authority Commission, 1994-2000
  • President, El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historical Monument Authority Commission, 1995-2000
  • President, City Human Relations Commissions, 2001-2007

  • Alumni Service Awards
  • Listed, Targa D’Oro
  • Listed, Southern California Super Lawyer, 2006 – 2017