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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 ...

Barton LLP Celebrates Nearly Half of Firm Selected to Super Lawyers 2019

Barton LLP is excited to announce its list of attorneys selected to Super Lawyers 2019 for the New York Metro Area. The selected attorneys comprise nearly half of the firm’s total attorney roster, with the majority being repeat appointees. A ...

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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Does Meeting State Legal and Regulatory Framework for Privacy and Cybersecurity Only Cost Money or Build Business?

Barton recently hosted in-house IT professionals for an informative seminar, “How Does the New NYS Cybersecurity and Privacy Law (SHIELD Act) Impact Your Business?” In concert with the International Legal Technology Association (ILTA), Partner ...

Barton Partner James Guadiana to Speak at Fairfield County Bar Association Program, “Estate Tax Planning for US & Multinational Families Featuring CT’s New Uniform Trust Code”

Tax Partner Jim Guadiana will lead the discussion focusing on the new Inbound International Tax Planning Opportunities and Pitfalls at the Fairfield County Bar Association’s Tax Law Committee Luncheon, scheduled for Wednesday, February 19th. For ...

Join Barton and BDO for a Roundtable Breakfast Seminar, “Recession Shocks and NYC’s Economic Resilience” Featuring Dr. Fred Olayele, Chief Economist of the NYCEDC

Join Dr. Fred Olayele, Chief Economist of the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC), as he sheds light on NYC industries’ vulnerabilities and opportunities in the face of economic shocks. In this round table discussion scheduled ...

The Financial Press Covers Barton’s Battle Against a Field of Financial Advisory Firms to Protect Client’s IP Rights to be Exclusively Known as the “Financial Quarterback”

Partner Maurice Ross was recently quoted in several financial publications regarding the trademark infringement lawsuit Barton filed against Edelman Financial Engines on behalf of its client, Jalinski Advisory Group related to its “Financial ...

The Recent Fight Over Who Owns the Client Comes to RIAs – Partner James E. Heavey Offers His Assessment in Investment News

Addressing the recent departure of a Mercer advisor to a competitor sparks controversy as to who, indeed, owns the client(s), James Heavey points out the background, facts, and irony attached to this situation for which size just does not matter ...

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