Margaret A. Ziemianek concentrates her practice on state and federal complex business litigation, including matters involving contract disputes, fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, intra-corporate disputes, antitrust, trade secrets, and business torts. Maggie also has experience handling employment-related matters and a variety of other civil litigation matters, involving free speech claims, intellectual property rights, real property disputes, and professional malpractice claims. She has handled all phases of litigation, including initiating and defending lawsuits, motion practice, discovery, settlement, mediation, representation at trial and arbitration, and appeals in federal and state courts.
Maggie has been recognized as a Northern California Super Lawyer which also featured her as one of the “Top Women Attorneys in Northern California.”
Maggie has authored “Rule 21(b) Venue Changes- Still Viable” in the ABA Criminal Litigation Newsletter.
- High-net-worth wealth management clients of two major financial services firms in litigation and FINRA arbitration hearing of their claims against the firms.
- The County of Alameda in litigation against the City of Oakland arising out of the City's decision to impose a parking tax on the Oakland Coliseum, which is jointly owned and operated by the City and the County.
- Toll Brothers in complex real property dispute through two week bench trial before the Honorable Samuel Conti.
- The California Milk Advisory Board in free speech action related to the Happy Cows cheese campaign through three week bench trial which resulted in judgment in the Board's favor.