Anthony B. Barton
Anthony B. Barton
Anthony B. Barton is Of Counsel in the Corporate and Commercial Practice Group of the Firm. His practice focuses on commercial, corporate, banking, financing, employment, real estate, securities, and regulatory matters. Mr. Barton drafts and negotiates complex contractual agreements in many types of transactions. This work includes mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures, as well as extensive commercial, mortgage, asset-based and tax-exempt financings, real estate and equipment leasing, and private placements and public offerings of securities. In addition, he often serves as outside general counsel for companies, handling their myriad of legal issues.
Mr. Barton has wide-ranging experience in regulatory work with various federal and state agencies, including the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Department of Labor, the New York State Office of the Attorney General, Investor Protection Bureau, Real Estate Finance Bureau, and Charities Bureau.
He has represented numerous corporate employers relating to their employment issues, including employee handbooks, hiring, terminations, noncompetition agreements, employment agreements, severance agreements, discrimination claims, plant closings, overtime, OSHA, COBRA, HIPAA, independent contractors, and employment practices insurance. He has written a number of articles, including, “Telecommuting: A Possible Alternative for Employers.”
Mr. Barton has received the highest lawyer rating designation, “AV” from Martindale-Hubbell. This rating is based upon extensive confidential peer review surveys.
He has also acted as a governor of the Harvard Club of New York City, a governor of Groton School, and a trustee of Hoosac School.
- Georgetown University Law School, 1972
- Harvard College, B.A., 1969, cum laude
- New York State Bar
- American Bar Association
- New York State Bar Association
- Nassau County Bar Association
- Suffolk County Bar Association
- Served as Member of the Oyster Bay Cove, NY Planning Board
- Served as Executive Board Member of the Theodore Roosevelt Council (Nassau County) of the Boy Scouts of America