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Barber, Philip G.
1285 Avenue of the Americas New York, NY
Phone: (212) 373-3356
Fax: (212) 492-0356


Current Employment Position(s)


Lawyer Overview

As counsel in the Litigation Department, Philip G. Barber has represented clients in antitrust matters, business torts, and litigation in the securities area, including securities fraud, regulatory enforcement actions, and tender offer litigation. He also has represented corporate policyholders in the prosecution of lawsuits seeking insurance coverage for asbestos, environmental and other liabilities.

Mr. Barber has practiced before state and federal courts throughout the country. Prior to joining the firm, he was an attorney in the Enforcement Division of the United States Securities and Exchange Commission.

Areas of Practice

  • Litigation

West Practice Categories

Litigation & Appeals


Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia, 1981
  • New York, 1985
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit, 1992
  • U.S. District Court of the District of Columbia, 1982
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1986
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1986
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan, 1990
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit
  • District of Columbia Court of Appeals
  • U.S. District Court District of Arizona

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • The District of Columbia Bar (Member)
  • American Bar Association (Member)

Past Employment Positions

  • U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Division of Enforcement, Staff Attorney, 1983 - 1984


  • Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, District of Columbia, 1981
    J.D., Juris Doctor
  • Harvard College, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1975
    B.A., Bachelor of Arts
    Honors: magna cum laude