John H. Patton

John H. Patton: Attorney with Patton Sullivan Brodehl LLP
  • Partner at Patton Sullivan Brodehl LLP
  • 6600 Koll Center Parkway, Suite 250, Pleasanton, CA 94566-8058
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  • John Patton has practiced as a civil trial and appellete lawyer in the Bay Area since 1979. He is well versed in many areas of business, real estate, and contract law as well as country club law.
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John Patton has built a record of success handling complex commercial and real estate litigation in high-profile cases that range from intellectual property to civil rights to land use.

His practice involves representation of plaintiffs and defendants throughout all stages of the litigation process, including mediation, trial and appellate work.

John has practiced as a civil trial and appellate lawyer in the Bay Area since 1979, after coming from the litigation section of the United States Railway Association, which represented the United States in the Penn Central bankruptcy litigation cases.

John’s extensive experience includes numerous complex jury and court trials, arbitrations, administrative law proceedings, and appellate matters in California and federal courts. His experience extends to business, commercial, construction, real estate, condemnation/takings, corporate, franchise, intellectual property, antitrust, fair housing, insurance, and related matters.

Areas of Practice (7)

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Complex Commercial Litigation
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Civil Rights
  • Land Use
  • Civil Litigation
  • Appellate Practice

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
925-249-2403  Phone
925-600-1800  Phone
925-600-1802  Fax
University Attended:
University of California, B.A., English, 1972
Law School Attended:
Santa Clara University School of Law, J.D., 1975
Year of First Admission:
U.S. District Court, Northern District of California; U.S. Court of Federal Claims; 1976, California and U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit; U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit; U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California; U.S. District Court, Central District of California; United States Supreme Court
Contra Costa, Alameda County and Court of Federal Claims Bar Associations; State Bar of California; member, Executive Committee for Trial Practice Section of Alameda County Bar Association.
Birth Information:
El Paso, Texas, January 24, 1950
Reported Cases:
Resolution Trust Corp. vs. Winslow (1992) 9 Cal.App.4th 1799; Chartex International PLC v. M.D. Personal Products Corp. (Fed.Cir. 1993) 5 F.3rd 1505; Sonoma Foods, Inc. v. Sonoma Cheese Factory, LLC, 634 F.Supp.2d 1009; CRV Enterprises, Inc. v. United States, 86 Fed.Cl. 758 (2009); CRV Enterprises, Inc. v. U.S., 626 F.3rd 1241 (Fed.Cir. 2010) People v. E*Poly Star, Inc., (2012) 205 Cal.App.4th 1316, review granted, 141 Cal.Rptr.3rd 243.
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa
  • Free Initial Consultation
  • Fixed Hourly Rates

Peer Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0
  • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.

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Pleasanton, California

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