Eric F. Barton

Mr. Barton is a counsel in the Litigation Department of Seyfarth Shaw LLP. For more than a decade, Mr. Barton has represented, advocated for, and advised clients in all forms of dispute resolution, including serving as lead trial counsel in numerous jury trials and arbitration proceedings throughout the Southeast. Recognizing that trial is typically not the ultimate goal for a client, Mr. Barton devotes a significant portion of his practice to advising and counseling clients on issues related to pre-trial resolution and avoidance of business disputes.

Mr. Barton’s legal practice primarily focuses on complex commercial litigation, construction law, and real estate litigation. In addition, Mr. Barton also has considerable experience litigating employee defection and recruitment matters, as well as drafting enforceable restrictive covenants and advising clients on how to best protect their confidential information and valuable customer relationships.

An active member in the Atlanta community, Mr. Barton sits on several non-profit boards and is a regular pro bono volunteer with the Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Trade Secrets, 2) Computer Fraud & Non-Competes, 3) Real Estate Litigation, 4) Consumer Financial Services Litigation, 5) Construction and 6) Commercial Litigation
Law School Emory University School of Law (J.D., 2003)
Admitted Year 2003
Education Emory University (B.A., 2000)
Bar Member / Association Georgia State Bar Association
Most recent firm Seyfarth Shaw LLP
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