Barbara M. Maucher

Counsel

Washington, D.C.
T +1.202.764.3326
F +1.202.861.1783

Overview

Barbara Maucher practices international litigation and arbitration. Thorough and reliable, she assists clients in a timely manner, taking all aspects of their situations into consideration. Barbara is well-versed in foreign aspects of litigation, and is fluent in German and French.

Select Experience

  • Assisting in the representation of a Maltese investment company in an ICSID arbitration.

  • Represented a bank and several shipping companies in OFAC proceedings.

  • Represented the city of Düsseldorf in several civil litigation cases.

  • Represented several German pharmaceutical and life sciences companies in technology-related disputes, including preliminary injunctions, and worked on pre‑trial discovery.

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Experience

  • Assisting in the representation of a Maltese investment company in an ICSID arbitration.

  • Represented a bank and several shipping companies in OFAC proceedings.

  • Represented the city of Düsseldorf in several civil litigation cases.

  • Represented several German pharmaceutical and life sciences companies in technology-related disputes, including preliminary injunctions, and worked on pre‑trial discovery.

  • Serves as counsel to a mid-sized German energy company, providing advice on all corporate law matters.

  • Represented an automotive industry client in a post-merger dispute in Germany.

  • Advised several German and French companies on the structuring of IP rights in connection with joint ventures and other M&A transactions.

  • Advised several German companies in the medical devices sector on drafting and negotiating licensing and development agreements.

  • Advised on government-funded, multipartner R&D projects and/or R&D projects with academic institutions, as well as on employee invention law.

Recognitions and Memberships

Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association

Community

  • German Lutheran Church, Washington, D.C.
    • Board Member
    • Vice President

Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • New York
  • Germany

Education

  • Ph.D., International Bank Insolvency Law, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg
  • LL.M., International Law, Tulane University Law School
  • Maîtrise en Droit, Université de Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne
  • Staatsexamina Berlin

Languages

  • French
  • German