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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 “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

Partner Joshua Soloway to Moderate Discussion with Dave Morin, Co-Founder & Managing Director of Offline Ventures on February 9th

Join Partner Joshua Soloway as he interviews entrepreneur, investor, philanthropist Dave Morin, Co-Founder & Managing Director of Offline Ventures at “FaceTime with VC/Tech Leaders,” one of a series of digital mentorship roundtables produced ...

Managing Partner Roger E. Barton Interviewed by the Legal Marketing Studio Podcast – “Strategic Growth Oriented Networking”

Interviewed by author and marketing consultant Carol Schiro Greenwald, Roger describes how he has used networking externally and internally to form strong relationships, develop business, help train associates in building their practices, foster a ...

Managing Partner Roger E. Barton Published in the New York Law Journal

Managing Partner Roger E. Barton’s article “The All-Terrain Law Firm: Creating Value in a Rocky Economic Climate”  was recently featured in the New York Law Journal. The article analyzes and defines value in a legal services context and makes ...

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 Marc Dedman Quoted in Crain’s New York Business Article, “Manhattan’s Blue Moon Hotel presses business-interruption claim against Travelers”

Partner Marc O. Dedman offered insight in Crain’s New York Business article, “Manhattan's Blue Moon Hotel presses business-interruption claim against Travelers,” as to the complications of having to deal with loss resulting from a pandemic ...

Family Law Partner Orrit Hershkovitz Quoted in Kiplinger Article, “Divorce: Who Pays for Education and How to Afford It”

Partner Orrit Hershkovitz, quoted in a Kiplinger article, “Divorce: Who Pays for Education and How to Afford It,” points out that some divorce agreements limit the amount a parent is required to contribute toward a child’s college education. ...

Partner Kenneth Rashbaum Speaks on “Unlocking the Full Value of First-Party Data” at a BritishAmerican Business Webinar

Ken Rashbaum spoke at a BritishAmerican Business webinar, “Unlocking the Full Value of First-Party Data,” held on Wednesday, September 23rd. Joining Ken and providing their insights on the most ideal way to leverage the smart use of first-party ...

Partner James E. Heavey Discusses Court Order Mandating Fidelity and a Merrill Broker to Play Nice for Now in AdvisorHub Article “Merrill Broker Sued by Fidelity Agrees to Stop Solicitation”

Partner James Heavey was tapped by AdvisorHub to discuss the current state a TRO application filed in Georgia concerning a recent advisor departure in this current COVID climate. To read the article in its entirety, click here.

Roger E. Barton Interviewed by Thomson Reuters’ Practice Innovations Newsletter for Firm Leadership During a Pandemic

Managing Partner Roger E. Barton‘s advice was sought by Thomson Reuters' Practice Innovations Newsletter in an article, “Back to the Office, But Maybe Not for Some Firms,” focusing on running a firm during COVID-19 and post shelter-in-place ...

Contact Tracing, Surveillance Software & Privacy w/ Ken Rashbaum & Host Richard Levick Featured on “In House Warrior” Daily Podcast

Ken Rashbaum was interviewed on “In House Warrior,” Corporate Counsel Business Journal’s daily Podcast with host Richard Levick, concerning COVID-19 contact tracing and employee monitoring. Ken spoke on regulatory, legal, privacy and business ...

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 ...

Roger Barton: Quoted in Law360 Article, “Law Firms Brace For More COVID-19 Financial Woes”

During an interview, Roger Barton imparts his firm’s current workflow strategy to Law360 as COVID-19 continues to affect the economy, and what he believes to be Barton’s most valuable asset. To read the entire article, click ...

Roger Barton Interviewed: “Demonstrating Firm Leadership in a Pandemic”

"Firm leaders — how are you doing? What are you doing? Let’s take a look at how some law firm managing partners are handling the importance of communication, readiness, emotional well-being and other concerns amid this COVID-19 pandemic. I ...

Roger E. Barton to Speak at the Managing Partner Forum 2021 Leadership Conference in Atlanta, Georgia – May 5-6

“Leadership in Action – Building Tomorrow’s Law Firm by Executing Successful Growth Strategies” is the topic at the 2021 Managing Partner Forum (MPF) being led by Roger E. Barton for managing partners who are looking for ways to successfully ...

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