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Bryan M. Pritikin

Litigation, Real Estate & Construction, Securities

Columbus Civil Litigation Attorney Bryan Pritikin


Bryan Pritikin is an experienced litigator and Partner in Carlile Patchen & Murphy’s Litigation Practice Group. Bryan focuses his practice on complex business, construction, contract, and commercial litigation. He has extensive experience counseling and representing individual and corporate clients related to business, partnership, and shareholder disputes; breaches of contract; fiduciary duties; fraud; statutory and regulatory compliance; restrictive covenants such as non-compete, non-solicitation, and confidentiality; misuse of confidential information and trade secrets; temporary restraining orders, preliminary, and permanent injunctions; and best business practices. Bryan is also sought after for probate, estate, and trust litigation, and represents individuals in the pursuit and defense of will and trust contests, declaratory actions, executor removal actions, and other probate issues surrounding undue influence and financial exploitation. Bryan regularly appears before trial and appellate courts at state and federal levels, arbitration tribunals, and numerous other regulatory boards and commissions.

Bryan strives to obtain the best possible outcome for his clients at the earliest opportunity by using his proactive approach to develop and implement focused and coordinated litigation strategies tailored to his clients’ needs. Bryan prides himself on building strong client relationships through frequent and strong communication, allowing his clients to make informed decisions about their case.

Bryan’s pre-trial diligence translates to focused and persuasive advocacy. His attention to detail and analytical approach has made him a proven advocate in all phases of civil litigation. With CPM’s diverse practice capabilities and cross-functional practice groups, Bryan can meet his clients’ needs in any litigation context.

Professional Accolades 


Bryan received his undergraduate degree from The Ohio State University and his law degree from Capital University Law School where he received the Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction (CALI) award for Advanced Trial Advocacy.

At Capital, Bryan founded and served as President of the Military Law Society and served on the International Criminal Law Moot Court team, which was awarded the best defense brief at competition. Bryan drafted and successfully lobbied for the implementation of the civil and criminal litigation concentrations to Capital University Law School’s curriculum and served as the Regional Lt. Governor of Central Ohio for the ABA/LSD 6th Circuit.

Professional Associations & Memberships

Bryan is a member of the Ohio State and Columbus bar associations and is a member of multiple sections.

Professional Recognition

Bryan achievements include being recognized as a “Rising Star” by Ohio Super Lawyers magazine in 2018 and 2019.

Publications and Speaking Engagements

  • “Detail in Force Majeure Clauses is Foreseeable,” CPM Litigation Insider (September 15, 2022)
  • NBI CLE: “Gun Law in Ohio,” National Business Institute (June 28, 2021)
  • “Ohio’s Supreme Court Finds Where There Is No Confusion There Is No Deceptive Trade Practice,” CPM Litigation Insider (March 30, 2021)
  • “Litigating force majeure clauses in a post-pandemic world,” Columbus CEO, (July 16, 2020)
  • Toeing The Line: When Professional Services Are Not Professional Services, IADC Insurance and Reinsurance Committee Newsletter (February 1, 2020) 
  • Go Green: Senate Bill 57 and Redefining Hemp,” CBA Lawyers Quarterly, Summer 2019 Edition (July 8, 2019)
  • “Under the Lens: Overt and Covert Surveillance in Skilled Nursing Facilities, presented to the Academy of Senior Health Sciences” 2016 Annual Conference (October 28, 2016)
  •  “Tort Law 2d: Baldwin’s Ohio Practice,” Products Liability and Cyberspace Litigation, (December 2011)
  •  “A Young Lawyer’s View on the Importance of Persuasive Writing,” The Verdict (December 2011)

Community Service

Active in his community, Bryan is the past chair of Veterans Companion Animal Services and volunteers with the Central Ohio Chapter of the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation. A former paratrooper stationed at the 82nd Airborne Division, Bryan remains committed to sharing his expertise with local businesses and the legal community.

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