Barry Abbott concentrates his practice on financial services, general corporate, payments and e-commerce law. Barry has represented numerous international and domestic institutions and has extensive experience in corporate law and financial services, including new product development, bank regulatory (and payment) issues, insurance law, and non-profit law. He has also been extremely active in e-commerce matters and has represented established companies and start-ups (including crowdfunding, peer-to-peer, and gaming companies) in all aspects of their Internet and e-commerce businesses.
Barry has been named by The Best Lawyers in America® for his expertise in Banking and Finance Law, Corporate Law, Financial Services Regulation Law, and Insurance Law. He has also been named as Seattle's "Best Lawyer of the Year" for 2014 and 2015 in Financial Services Regulatory Law and as a “Northern California Super Lawyer” in business/corporate law by Super Lawyers magazine. Barry is an elected fellow of the American College of Consumer Financial Service Lawyers, a professional association of lawyers particularly skilled and experienced in handling consumer financial services matters.