Hornak, Michael Bio

Michael Hornak – March 20, 2017

Mr. Hornak is a senior partner at Rutan & Tucker, where he is Co-Chair
of the firm’s Cybersecurity, Privacy and Corporate Governance Practice
Group and Unfair Competition/Class Action Defense Group. He has a
broad range of experience in litigating commercial and business matters.
Mr. Hornak’s expertise extends to intellectual property disputes,
shareholder and partner governance, contract and tort claims, and the
defense of consumer and shareholder class actions.
Mr. Hornak is equally adept in federal and state court settings, arbitration,
mediation, and pre-litigation counseling and emphasizes early case
evaluation, goal assessment, and creative approaches to obtaining
effective results.
Mr. Hornak is repeatedly recognized as one of the Best Lawyers in
America (Woodward/White) and as a Southern California Super Lawyer
(Law & Public Media). For 2017, he has been named by Best Lawyers in
America as Orange County Lawyer of the Year for both Bet-The-
Company litigation and Trade Secrets law.
Mr. Hornak is actively engaged in the Orange County community and
recognized for his contributions by business and government. He is a
former managing partner of Rutan & Tucker and heads the firm’s
technology review committee.