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Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP

ONE NEW YORK PLAZA, NEW YORK, NY 10004, USA
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Work +1 212 859 8000
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Frankfurt, London, New York, Washington DC

Evan Barr

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Work 212.859.8951
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Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP

Work Department

Litigation, Anti-Corruption Compliance and Enforcement, Securities Enforcement and Regulation, White Collar Criminal Defense and Securities Enforcement, Antitrust and Competition

Position

A former federal prosecutor, Mr. Barr has represented individuals and companies in high-profile and sensitive investigations and prosecutions conducted by the Department of Justice, various US Attorneys' Offices, the SEC, the Internal Revenue Service, the New York State Attorney General’s Office, FINRA, and the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office. Over the course of his 20 year career, he has handled matters involving virtually all aspects of white-collar crime.

Career

Hon. Edmund V. Ludwig, US District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 1989-1990

Education

Mr. Barr received his JD from Harvard Law School in 1989, and his BA from Harvard University in 1985 (Magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa).


United States: Dispute resolution

Corporate investigations and white-collar criminal defense

Within: Corporate investigations and white-collar criminal defense

Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP’s ‘strong and experienced’ team is jointly head by ‘great leadersJames Wareham in Washington DC and Steven Witzel in New York. It is renowned for its individual representations in the securities and commodities fraud space. The team secured a victory for William Tirrell in a major SEC investigation and civil litigation, ending in a settlement that imposed no financial penalty and no suspension. It is also defending the Peruvian lawyer, Julio Antonia Castro Roca, against extradition proceedings initiated by the US government relating to an insider trading charge. Evan Barr is representing the former Citigroup foreign currency exchange trader, Christopher Cummins, in connection with ongoing investigations and prosecutions being conducted by the DOJ antitrust division. The ‘strategic and extremely knowledgeableStephen Juris is also recommended. The New York team was recently joined by Una Dean, a cybersecurity expert and the former assistant US attorney for the Eastern District of New York. Lawrence Gerschwer is also recommended for his ‘strong judgement’.

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