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

Barton would like to congratulate three of its partners on their selections to Law360's 2021 editorial advisory boards: Alvan L. Bobrow (Tax), Justine M. Clark (Fintech), and William A. Newman (Mergers & Acquisitions). Law360’s editorial ...

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

In partnership with BusinessAmerican Business, Barton LLP will be hosting a virtual workshop on “Legal Considerations for Doing Business in the US” on Thursday, September 30th at 12:00 PM ET as part of BritishAmerican Business’ Accelerate ...

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 ...

SPACs and Speculation: The Changing Legal Liability of Forward-Looking Statements

In an article published by Reuters Legal News and Westlaw Today, authors Roger Barton and Michael Ward examine the changing legal liability of forward-looking statements in the Special Purpose Acquisition Company (SPAC) realm. Read the article ...

Partner Ken Rashbaum Quoted in Article “Forget In-Person: E-Discovery Industry Embraces Virtual Networking”

In a recent article, partner Ken Rashbaum, who also serves as an adjunct professor of law at Fordham University, commented on the future of networking in the e-discovery industry. When asked whether he thinks young professionals seeking jobs ...

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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