Evan T. Barr

Evan T. Barr is a partner in Fried Frank’s White Collar Criminal Defense and Securities Enforcement Practice, resident in the New York office.

A former federal prosecutor, Mr. Barr has represented individuals and companies in high-profile and sensitive investigations and prosecutions conducted by the Department of Justice, various US Attorneys' Offices, the SEC, the Internal Revenue Service, the New York State Attorney General’s Office, FINRA, and the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office. Over the course of his 20 year career, he has handled matters involving virtually all aspects of white-collar crime.

Prior to joining Fried Frank, Mr. Barr was a partner at Steptoe & Johnson LLP. He was also chief of the Major Crimes Unit at the US Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York where he supervised approximately 25 prosecutors specializing in a wide array of white-collar crimes. Mr. Barr also served in the Securities and Commodities Fraud Task Force, Public Corruption Unit, and Asset Forfeiture Unit.

Mr. Barr has tried 12 criminal cases to verdict in federal court and has briefed and argued numerous cases before the Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.

Mr. Barr has extensive experience in the area of asset forfeiture and money laundering, and has represented numerous clients in matters involving restraining orders, seizure warrants, petitions for remission and ancillary proceedings. In addition, he has successfully litigated a variety of forfeiture cases involving claims made by private parties and foreign governments seeking to recover valuable artworks and antiquities.

Mr. Barr has provided legal commentary for publications including the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the New York Law Journal, and Law360. He serves as co-chair of the New York State Bar Association's Committee on White-Collar Criminal Litigation.

Good to know

Job Types Attorney
Areas of Practice 1) Litigation, 2) Anti-Corruption Compliance and Enforcement (FCPA, 3) UK Bribery Act), 4) Securities Enforcement and Regulation, 5) White Collar Criminal Defense and Securities Enforcement, 6) White Collar Criminal Defense, 7) Antitrust and Competition and 8) Antitrust Litigation
Law School Harvard Law School (J.D.,1989)
Admitted Year 2005
Education Harvard University (B.A.,1985)
Bar Member / Association New York State Bar Association
Most recent firm Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP
LinkedIn Profile https://www.linkedin.com/in/evan-barr-3885739
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