Bernard M. (Bernie) Resser is a nationally recognized, first-chair litigator.
As a former federal prosecutor with over 40 years of significant
litigation experience, he delivers winning results for a diverse and
sophisticated business clientele. His revolutionary use of
state-of-the-art technology serves to maintain his on-going success.
Bernie’s client-centric approach expeditiously achieves successful
dispute resolution through strategic motions and mediation and, when
necessary, trials and appeals. His litigation practice encompasses
disputes involving business, intellectual property, and real estate
matters across a broad range of industries. Additionally, Bernie
routinely counsels clients in various industries to avoid litigation and
manage their legal spend.
Bernie also brings valuable experience as a former United States
Department of Justice attorney .
Bernie’s successful use of cutting-edge technology presentation
methods and his consistent favorable results has led to being featured
in such publications as, the National Law Journal, Law.com, The New York
Times, Los Angeles Times and the Los Angeles Daily Journal. He has been
recognized in Best Lawyers in America for Commercial Litigation, in
Southern California Super Lawyers for Business Litigation for over a
decade and has an “AV Preeminent” peer review rating in Martindale, the
highest rating in the legal profession for professional excellence and
Prior to joining Barton, Bernie was Partner at Greenberg Glusker Fields Claman & Machtinger LLP in Los Angeles.