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 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 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.
New York University (J.D., 2013); Washington University (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
Committee Co-Chair, Sanctuary for Families Pro Bono Council
Member, Steering Committee of the LGBT Bar Association of Greater New York LGBTQ Youth Clinic