Barry G. Sher

Barry Sher is the chair of the global Litigation Department of Paul Hastings. He is recognized by Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business for both Securities Litigation and Commercial Litigation; Euromoney's Benchmark: America's Leading Litigation Firms and Attorneys; and Lawdragon 500 Leading Lawyers in America. He has earned the highest possible Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating, was named by the American Lawyer as its Litigator of the Week for his recent success, and is a recipient of the Burton Award for Legal Achievement, awarded each year for excellence in legal writing.

Mr. Sher's practice is concentrated in commercial litigation, trials, and arbitration. He focuses on cases arising under the federal securities laws; breach of contract, fraud, and breach of fiduciary duty claims; contested takeover matters; and antitrust, RICO, tax, and other disputes.

Mr. Sher is admitted to the bar in New York. He is admitted to practice before the United States Courts of Appeals for the Second, Third, and Sixth Circuits, and the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York and the Western District of Michigan. He graduated from the University of Chicago Law School, with honors, where he was a member of the Law Review, and from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School undergraduate program, with honors.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Litigation, 2) Antitrust and Competition and 3) Securities Litigation
Law School Loyola University Chicago School of Law, J.D., 1989
Education The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, B.A., 1986
Bar Member / Association New Jersey State Bar Association, New York State Bar Association
Most recent firm Paul Hastings LLP
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