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Roger E. Barton is the Managing Partner of BB&P. As both
litigator and transactional attorney, he applies his management
expertise and over 20 years of experience to leading a firm that is
dedicated to providing its clients with quality and results. Prior to
BB&P, Mr. Barton was with Dreyer & Traub and Sidley Austin in
New York.

Mr. Barton's litigation practice focuses on high-stakes
commercial litigation for Fortune 1000 clients. He views each case as
an opportunity to partner with corporate counsel in early case
assessments, strategy and budgeting to achieve a disposition consistent
with the desired business result. Mr. Barton has tried numerous bench
and jury cases to conclusion and has argued appeals before the state
and federal appellate courts. He is an experienced practitioner in the
various forms of ADR and is often relied upon by his clients to handle
cases in jurisdictions across the country. He is frequently asked to
lecture to national audiences on the topic of litigation management and

Mr. Barton's corporate transactions practice specializes in
transactions on behalf of domestic and foreign financial institutions,
emerging growth companies, private equity funds, venture capital firms
and privately held corporations. He has extensive experience in
mergers, acquisitions, corporate finance, restructurings, joint
ventures and international alliances. He is special counsel to the New
York City Commission for International Business where he acts at the
request of Mayor Bloomberg to provide legal counsel to foreign
companies seeking to establish a US presence in New York.


Practice areas


  1. Business: 34%
  2. Corporate: 33%
  3. Commercial Real Estate: 33%



Fixed (sometimes)

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Contact info

Barton LLP

Graybar Building, 18th Floor
420 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY, 10170


NYCurrently registered 198803/07/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AssociateSidley Austin1988 - 1991
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Association of the Bar of New York CityMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
FCS ADVISORS INC v. FAIR FINANCE COMPANY INCUnited States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit affirmed SDNY favorable judgment
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Publication nameTitleDate
Directors Monthly, a publication of the National Association of Corporate Directors“A Perfect Fit: New Frontiers of Due Diligence in Strategic Acquisitions,”2006
Metropolitan Corporate Counsel"Partnering in the New Legal Environment,"2005
Directorship"Directorship Issues in Insolvent Technology Companies: Alternatives to Maximize the Value of Assets for Creditors,"2002
Securities Litigation & Regulation Reporter"Venture Capitalists as Directors: Avoiding Increased Liability from Serving on the Board of an Insolvent Company,"2002
Bank & Lender Liability Litigation Reporter"Private Rights of Action Under the Annunzio-Wylie Act: Can Banks Be Held Liable For Failing To File Suspicious Activity Reports?"2002
Mergers & Acquisitions Litigation Reporter"Material Adverse Change Clauses in the Wake of the Sept. 11 Tragedy,"2002
Directorship"Venture Capitalists As Directors: Challenges of Serving on the Board of an Insolvent Company,"2001
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Fordham University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1987
University of MichiganN/AA.B.1984
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
British American Business, Inc.,Effective Management of the Professional Services Firm2005
Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) Community ForumManagement of Litigation and Litigation Technology2005
WESFACCALitigation Management For Small Law Departments2004
Strategic Research InstituteFinancial Fraud: Litigation and Prevention2004
LegalTechPartnering Technology in Litigation2004
5th Annual LawPartnering ForumCost Avoidance Through Effective Staffing and Risk Management2003