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. Additionally, Barbara is well-versed in foreign aspects of litigation. She is fluent in German (native speaker) and French, and is proficient in Spanish.

Select Experience

  • Assisting in the representation of a UK company in an arbitration before the International Chamber of Commerce relating to a construction project in Saudi Arabia.
  • Represented Maltese investment company in an ICSID arbitration against the Republic of Austria regarding violations of the Malta-Austria bilateral investment treaty.
  • Advising clients on EU data privacy and data security incident response matters.
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Experience

  • Assisting in the representation of a UK company in an arbitration before the International Chamber of Commerce relating to a construction project in Saudi Arabia.
  • Represented Maltese investment company in an ICSID arbitration against the Republic of Austria regarding violations of the Malta-Austria bilateral investment treaty.
  • Advising clients on EU data privacy and data security incident response matters.
  • Successfully represented a U.S. bank and several European and Asian 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.
  • Represented an automotive industry client in a post-merger arbitration 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.
  • Assisted clients with visa processing issues that arise at U.S. consulates abroad.
  • Successfully obtained routine nonimmigrant (temporary) visas and permanent residency for clients and counseled clients with regard to dual citizenship issues.

Recognitions and Memberships

Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • Chartered Institute of Arbitrators: Fellow of the Institute

Community

  • German Lutheran Church, Washington, D.C.: 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