Michael W. Bien of Rosen Bien Galvan & Grunfeld LLP concentrates his practice on constitutional and civil rights law, complex commercial litigation in trial and appellate courts, antitrust, intellectual property and attorneys' fees disputes. He was selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2013-2015 for Commercial Litigation. The Daily Journal selected Mr. Bien for its Top 100 list of California's Leading Attorneys for 2010, 2013 and 2015. Mr. Bien has been recognized as a leading expert in complex institutional reform litigation. Mr. Bien was honored with a 2010 CLAY award (California Lawyer Attorney of the Year) by the California Lawyer magazine and by the San Francisco Recorder Newspaper as Attorney of the Year for his work as co-lead counsel of the legal team that prevailed at trial in the California prison overcrowding litigation. The decision was affirmed by the United States Supreme Court in May, 2011, in the landmark decision, Brown v. Plata. He has previously received awards for outstanding advocacy from the California Coalition for Mental Health in 2003 and the California Attorneys for Criminal Justice in 1994. Mr. Bien previously was a partner in the San Francisco office of Brobeck, Phleger & Harrison, where he worked from 1980 through 1990. Mr. Bien received his J.D., cum laude, from Northwestern University in 1980 and his B.A., magna cum laude, from Brandeis University in 1977.
Admitted 1981, California
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