Mr. Barbarisi is a partner in the New Jersey office who concentrates his practice on complex commercial and securities litigation, finance, intellectual property, and insurance counseling principally involving public and private companies, ad hoc bondholder committees, financial institutions, and construction/development firms.
In the financial field, Mr. Barbarisi represents corporations, investment companies, mutual funds, investment advisers, and individuals in complex litigation involving claims under the Investment Company Act of 1940, the Investment Advisers Act of 1940, the Securities Act of 1933, the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, and in investigations by the Securities and Exchange Commission. In addition, Mr. Barbarisi also routinely advises ad hoc bondholder committees in both restructuring and complex litigation engagements.
In the development sector, Mr. Barbarisi represents parties in commercial, industrial, and retail projects in all phases of development/construction, including pre-construction contract drafting/negotiations, insurance coverage issues, and post-construction litigation.
Mr. Barbarisi also routinely represents numerous public and private companies in a wide range of commercial litigation matters. Mr. Barbarisi has represented clients in numerous federal and state litigations concerning trademark and service mark infringement, government contracting/public bidding, and insurance coverage. In addition, Mr. Barbarisi provides routine counseling to clients on e-discovery issues and assistance in responding to government inquiries, subpoenas, and discovery demands.
Outside litigation, Mr. Barbarisi also advises clients on transactional engagements in various commercial disciplines and industries, including e-discovery, commercial and government contracting, and financial restructuring.
Prior to entering private practice, Mr. Barbarisi served as law clerk to the Honorable Harry A. Margolis, presiding judge, Superior Court of New Jersey, Chancery Division-General Equity Part.