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Roger E. Barton Named Fellow of Litigation Counsel of America

Posted in News on August 15, 2017 by Barton LLP

Managing Partner Roger E. Barton has been selected as a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America, an invitation-only honorary society that represents less than one-half of one percent of American Lawyers who are selected based upon excellence and accomplishment in litigation, both at the trial and appellate levels, and superior ethical reputation.   Roger is …

Department of Labor’s Request to Postpone Fiduciary Rule Approved by the Office of Management and Budget

Phase One of the Department of Labor’s Fiduciary Rule took effect on June 9, 2017. In short, it requires both advisors and brokers to provide objective advice to their customers. This is a significant change to the standard for brokers — who originally only had to provide advice that was suitable — and was predicated …

Preliminary Approval for Record $115 Million Anthem Data Breach Settlement

Anthem, Inc. has set a record for the second time. The first was for the largest breach of medical information to date, affecting over 80 million subscribers. The second occurred on Friday August 25, 2017 when U.S. District Court Judge Lucy Koh gave preliminary approval to a $115 million settlement, a record for a settlement …

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