A former Assistant U.S. Attorney, Department of Justice Fraud Section Trial Attorney, and Securities and Exchange Commission Senior Counsel, Jon Barr is a seasoned advocate who vigorously defends and advises public companies, corporate executives, and individuals in white collar criminal and SEC enforcement matters. With more than 20 years of experience in government investigations, Jon is regularly retained by corporations and executive management to conduct internal investigations into whether FCPA or other violations have occurred, to provide advice during investigations, and to advise clients on remedial measures, compliance programs, and training. Jon's engagements include representing clients in investigations involving the FCPA, complex accounting and securities issues, market manipulation restrictions, insider trading restrictions, healthcare law issues, off-label drug marketing restrictions, the Federal Anti-Kickback Statute, the False Claims Act, Commodity Exchange Act, government contracting and procurement issues, general fraud issues, antitrust price fixing, and export control restrictions.
Jon's skill as a lawyer has been recognized by his inclusion in 2013 and 2014 editions of The Best Lawyers in America® and by his designation as a "Super Lawyer" in Washington, D.C., since 2012. The Securities Docket named Jon to its "Enforcement 40 for 2013," which is Securities Docket's list of the 40 top securities enforcement defense lawyers in the country. He is ranked in Chambers USA for Litigation: White Collar Crime & Government Investigations in the District of Columbia. Jon has also been rated AV Preeminent®, the highest peer review rating available, in the Martindale-Hubbell register for lawyers.