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Barton Congratulates Partners Selected to Law360’s 2021 Editorial Advisory Boards

Barton would like to congratulate two of its partners on their selections to Law360's 2021 editorial advisory boards: Alvan L. Bobrow (Tax) and William A. Newman (Mergers & Acquisitions). Law360’s editorial advisory boards provide feedback ...

Barton LLP Celebrates Half of Firm Selected to Super Lawyers 2021

Barton LLP is pleased to announce its list of attorneys selected to Super Lawyers 2021 for the New York Metro Area. The selected attorneys comprise half of the firm’s New York attorney roster, with all being repeat appointees. A Thomson Reuters ...

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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Watch: Global Entrepreneurship Week 2021

Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) is promoted by the Global Entrepreneurship Network which operates an array of programs in 170 countries aimed at making it easier for anyone, anywhere to start and scale a business. GEW is a platform for ...

Roger Barton Speaks at ACC ILAN Program, “What Not to Do to be a Great Business Leader”

Managing Partner Roger Barton served as a panelist for the webinar “What Not to Do to be a Great Business Leader,” hosted by the Association of Corporate Counsel International Legal Affairs Network (ACC ILAN) on October 18th. Roger and fellow ...

Barton Leads the Legal Session at BritishAmerican Business’s “Accelerate Workshop” for US Inbound Companies

In partnership with BusinessAmerican Business, Barton LLP recently hosted a virtual workshop on “Legal Considerations for Doing Business in the US” as part of BritishAmerican Business’ Accelerate Program Series. The workshop provided insights ...

Watch Partner Kenneth Rashbaum Lead Cybersecurity Ethics Webinar for the Association of Corporate Counsel Westchester-Southern Connecticut

On October 19, Kenneth Rashbaum led a CLE webinar: “THE CYBERATTACK ATE MY LEGAL ADVICE: The Impact of Cybersecurity Controls on Legal Professional Privilege and the Duty of Confidentiality” in concert with the Association of Corporate Counsel ...

Managing Partner Roger E. Barton Published in Reuters Legal News Column — “Caution ahead: SPAC litigation trends provide a road map for directors and officers”

Managing Partner and recurring analytical columnist Roger E. Barton was published earlier this month by Reuters Legal News and Westlaw Today for his article “Caution ahead: SPAC litigation trends provide a road map for directors and officers.” ...

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 ...

Managing Partner Roger Barton Publishes Article on the Business of Law in Thomson Reuters

On August 19, Managing Partner Roger Barton was published in Thomson Reuters’ Legal News and Westlaw Today in an article titled, “Changing the stakes: how evolving law firm ownership rules could (or could not) re-shape the legal industry.” The ...

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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