Sharon Barbour’s practice focuses on litigation, cross-border investigations, and white collar defense. She has experience in disputes involving securities, tax, international, and commercial law before a number of U.S. and foreign regulatory authorities and U.S. Courts. Prior to joining the firm, Sharon was an associate at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton.
Sharon has been recognized in the 2021 and the 2022 guides for the Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch for white collar criminal defense in New York. Super Lawyers recognized Sharon as a Rising Star in 2020.
Sharon is a graduate of New York University Law School, where she served as the developments editor for the Journal of International Law and Politics. She received her B.A., cum laude, from Washington University in St. Louis, where she was the senior editor of the Enquiry Philosophy Journal. Sharon is fluent in French.
Sharon received Sanctuary for Families’ Above & Beyond Pro Bono Achievement Award in November 2019 for her work obtaining a special form of immigration relief for a survivor of human trafficking. Additionally, Sharon received the 2016 LGBT Bar Association of Greater New York Leadership & Initiative Award for her leadership role in creating the LGBT Bar Association of Greater New York’s LGBTQ Youth Clinic.
Sharon Barbour’s practice focuses on litigation, cross-border investigations, and white collar defense. She has experience in disputes involving securities, tax, international, and commercial law…
New York University (J.D., 2013); Washington University in St. Louis (B.A., cum laude, 2010)
New York State; U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
Activities and Affiliations
Member, New York City Bar Association International Human Rights Committee
Co-Chair, Sanctuary for Families Pro Bono Council (PBC)
Member, Steering Committee of the LGBT Bar Association of Greater New York LGBTQ Youth Clinic
- Jonathan S. Abernethy – Criminal Defense: White-Collar
- Thomas E. Bezanson – Commercial Litigation and Product Liability Litigation: Defense
- Jason A. Brown – Criminal Defense: White-Collar
- Mark S. Cohen – Criminal Defense: White-Collar
- Evan Stewart – Litigation – Securities
- Sharon L. Barbour – Criminal Defense: White-Collar
- Winnifred A. Lewis – Commercial Litigation
- Alexandra K. Theobald – Commercial Litigation
Mark S Cohen, Jonathan S Abernethy, Jason Brown, C Evan Stewart, and Thomas E Bezanson were recognized in The Best Lawyers in America‘s 2021 New York listings. Mark, Jonathan, and Jason were recognized for white collar criminal defense; Evan for securities litigation; and Tom for commercial litigation and product liability litigation defense. Additionally, Sharon L Barbour, Winnifred A Lewis, and Nicole Dhir were recognized in the New York list of The Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch. Sharon was recognized for white collar criminal defense; Winnifred for commercial litigation; and Nicole for commercial litigation and securities litigation.