Tel: 415.453.0555

Robert J. Bugatto

Robert J. Bugatto
Associate
T: 415.453.0555
rbugatto@vandelaw.com
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Robert J. Bugatto was admitted to practice in California in 2000. He graduated from Hastings College of the Law where he served as Production Editor for the Hastings International and Comparative Law Review.  Mr. Bugatto received his undergraduate degree in History from St. Mary’s College, California. During his senior year at St. Mary’s, he was Parliamentarian of the Student Senate. He also attended the London School of Economics.

Mr. Bugatto is an experienced litigator in the areas of construction defect, professional liability, products liability and employment law. Mr. Bugatto also has a growing practice in the areas of wills & trusts, trust & probate administration and estate litigation.  He has provided tax and estate planning advice and services to high net worth individuals while also able to provide cost-effective solutions for standard family estate planning.  Mr. Bugatto has trial, arbitration and appellate experience.  He has represented subcontractors in construction defect matters, dentists, engineers and architects in professional liability cases, and corporations and individuals in tort matters.  He has represented subcontractors in construction defect matters, medical professionals, engineers and architects in professional liability cases, corporations and individuals in tort matters and numerous individuals and executors in his estate planning practice.

Among his more notable successes was a multi-million dollar complex real estate dispute where he was instrumental in securing a favorable verdict after a bench trial against one of the State of California’s largest real estate brokerage houses. He has also secured many dismissals in product liability and malpractice cases.