Meet the Moderator: Roger Barton, Managing Partner, Barton LLP

Roger E. Barton is the founder and Managing Partner of Barton LLP, a law firm with offices in New York City and Nashville. Its 40 attorneys practice across most areas of business law on behalf of U.S. and international clients. Roger is widely published and speaks nationally and internationally on law firm innovation, the practice of law as a business, and forming partnering relationships with clients. Barton LLP was featured by Law360, “Giving BigLaw a Run for Its Money,” as one of “10 boutiques that have established brands on par with the biggest of firms” who are “capable of competing with – and beating – the best big firms at the highest level;” by Acquisition International as among “Ones to Watch: The Best Boutique Law Firms;” by The American Lawyer, “What Drives the Rising Success Rate of Midsize Firms?” and recently interviewed by Super Lawyers magazine in, “Not BigLaw,” an article on law firm innovation.

Roger’s practice focuses on high-stakes commercial litigation as well as outside General Counsel and advisor to an array of business and C-suite executives. He is rated by The American Lawyer, Corporate Counsel magazine and the National Law Journal as one of the Top Commercial Litigators in the US. He is a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America, the invitation-only trial lawyer honorary society limited to less than one-half of one percent of lawyers in America and has been selected to Super Lawyers every year since 2013. He holds an AV Preeminent rating, the highest rating in the legal profession for professional excellence and ethical standards, as determined by the peer review of judges and lawyers conducted by Martindale.

Prior to Barton LLP, Roger was with Sidley Austin in New York. He is a graduate of the University of Michigan with honors and received his JD from Fordham University School of Law.

Roger is a member of the Board of Directors of BritishAmerican Business, Inc. as well as Chair of BAB Accelerate. Roger is also a on the Board of Directors of BUILD NYC, a non-profit dedicated to providing over 400 inner city public high school students annually with experiential learning opportunities through a four-year entrepreneurship program.