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Practice Areas


  1. Litigation: 40%
    23 years
  2. Securities & Investment Fraud: 30%
  3. State, Local And Municipal Law: 10%
    23 years
  4. Constitutional: 10%
    23 years
  5. Libel & Slander: 10%
    23 years



Hourly ($250-450/hour)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

2 total 

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    I endorse this lawyer's work. Barbara is an intelligent, articulate and experienced attorney. Her sharp analytical skills, writing, and courtroom style ensure that her clients receive top-notch representation.


    Marchelle Wiley Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Bruce Howard Lehr

    I endorse this lawyer's work. I have been familiar with Barbara's meticulous and effective work. She is intelligent and and zealous advocate.


    Bruce Lehr Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

777 Brickell Ave
Suite 1210
Miami, FL, 33131-2867


FLMember in Good Standing199209/08/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
SuperlawyerSuperlawyers Florida Magazine2012
Legal EliteFlorida Trend Magazine2011
AV ratingMartindale-Hubbell2009
Outstanding Service for Production of Cable ProgramDade County Bar Association, Schools Committee1995
Moot Court FinalistCornell Law School1992
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerPolenberg, Cooper, Saunders, &, Riesberg, PL2012 - Present
Managing PartnerRiesbergLaw2010 - Present
Managing PartnerBarbara J. Riesberg, P.A.2002 - Present
AssociateShook Hardy & Bacon1999 - 2002
AssociateTew Cardenas LLP1997 - 1999
AssociateWeiss Serota & Helfman1994 - 1996
Association NamePosition NameDuration
The Florida Bar, Business Law Section, Business Litigation CommitteeChair2012 - 2013
Florida Bar, Eleventh Circuit Grievance Committee "C"Vice-Chair2011 - Present
Women's Chamber of Commerce of Miami-Dade CountyPresident2011 - 2011
Florida Bar, Business Law Section, Legislation CommitteeMember2010 - Present
Women's Chamber of Commerce of Miami-Dade CountyPresident-Elect2010 - 2010
IvyLife-MiamiChapter Director2010 - Present
Women's Chamber of Commerce of Miami-Dade CountySecretary2009 - 2009
Florida Bar, Grievance CommitteeVice-Chair2009 - Present
Women's Chamber of Commerce of Miami-Dade CountyDirector2007 - 2008
Dade County Bar Young Lawyers SectionDirector1996 - 1997
American Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Davis v. City of HollywoodSuccessful defense of action to collect overtime
Lieberman v. Morgan Keegan, FINRA 10-00009Full award of compensatory and punitive damages as well as fees
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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Cornell Law SchoolN/Alaw1992
University of PittsburghBusiness/Political ScienceBS - Bachelor of Science1989
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Florida Bar Basic Skills RequirementsLitigation Panel Discussion2007