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A law firm of skilled, practical and business-minded former BigLaw attorneys, who work closely with their clients to achieve results and deliver value.
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Barton LLP Celebrates Half of Firm Selected to Super Lawyers 2020

Barton LLP is excited to announce its list of attorneys selected to Super Lawyers 2020 for the New York Metro Area. The selected attorneys comprise half of the firm’s total attorney roster, with the majority being repeat appointees. A Thomson ...

Law360: Barton Expands Tax Practice With Former Akerman Partner Alvan L. Bobrow

Partner Alvan Bobrow, interviewed by Law360, explains his move from BigLaw to Barton was due to Barton’s reputation as a transactional and litigation boutique, pointing out, “not just any boutique, but a quality boutique…Barton meets that high ...

Barton LLP Nationally Recognized As One Of 10 Firms Giving BigLaw A Run For Its Money

Law360 featured Barton as one of “10 boutiques that have established brands on par with the biggest of firms” who are “capable of competing with – and beating – the best big firms at the highest level.” The article cites a growing trend ...

Barton Named by Super Lawyers Magazine as an Innovator in Law Firm Management

Barton LLP was featured in the “Firm Forward: Law Office Innovations” section of the 2019 Super Lawyers New York Metro magazine in an article entitled, “Not BigLaw.” Interviewed by the writer, managing partner Roger Barton outlined the ...

Barton Leads the Trend in Securing BigLaw Partners Making Lateral Moves

Law360 touted Barton LLP as a draw for BigLaw partners who are interested in making a move to a firm that offers a more dexterous and desirable platform to practice law. “…there is a current trend in BigLaw for partners in certain practice areas ...

Barton Case Cited by Law360 as One of 2019’s Top Five Non-Compete Rulings

In the case, Edward Jones v. Kerr in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana, partner James E. Heavey stood victorious for Barton client, John Kerr, former Edward Jones’ registered representative, in a non-solicitation dispute ...

The Nashville Business Journal: Barton Enters Nashville – “Snags Longtime Legal Pro”

The Nashville Business Journal highlights the reasons behind Barton’s expansion into Nashville with Marc Dedman at the helm. To read the entire article, click here.

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Barton COVID-19 Resource Center

Barton supports our clients and colleagues by continuing to collect available information regarding programs and assistance resources that have come into focus particularly due to the widespread and rapidly evolving COVID-19 pandemic. Please see ...

Managing Partner Roger E. Barton Quoted in Law.com “Trendspotter: 2021 Could See Law Firms Ratchet Up the Profitability Pressure on Partners”

“Firms that depend heavily on increasing rates for their growth are going to suffer during a time when clients are looking to cut costs and derive more value from the services they are receiving.” Read the entire article here.

Managing Partner Roger E. Barton Published in Thomson Reuters’ Westlaw Today

Managing Partner Roger E. Barton published, “Lateral Hiring in the Best of Times and the Most Turbulent of Times” in Thomson Reuters’ Westlaw Today. In the article, Roger provides a nuanced look at the trends in lateral hiring both pre- and ...

Partner Alvan L. Bobrow Published in New York Law Journal, “Should I Stay……Or Should I Go?: Understanding Residency Rules”

Read partner Alvan Bobrow’s New York Law Journal article “Should I Stay……Or Should I Go?: Understanding Residency Rules,” based on the number of New Yorkers leaving the state due to Covid-19, The article addresses residency audits and ...

Bankruptcy Partner Eric W. Sleeper Addresses the Implications to Trade Vendors of Additional Terms DIP Lenders Are Likely to Require Due to COVID-19 Repercussions in a Women’s Wear Daily Article

Bankruptcy Partner Eric W. Sleeper was called upon by Women’s Wear Daily to comment on the anticipated tightening of debtor-in-possession financing by lenders as it relates to trade vendors in an article, “DIP Lenders’ Strings May Pose ...

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