Jon Barr, a former federal prosecutor and a former Senior Counsel at the United States Securities and Exchange Commission's Division of Enforcement, focuses his practice in the following areas:
- Representation of public companies, private companies and individuals in regulatory and white collar criminal matters;
- Securities regulatory enforcement and litigation defense;
- Foreign Corrupt Practices Act compliance and defense;
- Healthcare enforcement and defense;
- Internal investigations; and
- Complex litigation.
Jon's skill as a lawyer has been recognized by his inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© (2013 Edition) and by his designation as a "Super Lawyer" in Washington, D.C. (2012 and 2013). The Securities Docket named Jon to its "Enforcement 40 for 2013," which is Securities Docket’s inaugural list of "the 40 best and brightest securities enforcement defense lawyers." Jon has also been rated AV Preeminent®, the highest peer review rating available, in the Martindale-Hubbell register for lawyers.
Jon has conducted internal investigations, advised on Foreign Corrupt Practice Act (FCPA) compliance and represented clients in connection with criminal and regulatory investigations conducted by the U.S. Department of Justice, the Securities and Exchange Commission's Division of Enforcement, U.S. Attorney's Offices, the New York Attorney General’s Office, the Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division, the Department of Commerce, the Department of Homeland Security and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Jon has represented clients in investigations involving the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, complex accounting and securities law issues, insider trading restrictions, healthcare law issues, off label drug marketing restrictions, the Federal Anti-Kickback Statute, the False Claims Act, government contracting and procurement issues, antitrust price fixing, export control restrictions, customs law and immigration law.