Baker Donelson | Professionals | Gerardo R. Barrios                                                
Baker Donelson | Professionals | Gerardo R. Barrios                                                   http://www.bakerdone...
Baker Donelson | Professionals | Gerardo R. Barrios                                                 http://www.bakerdonels...
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  1. 1. Baker Donelson | Professionals | Gerardo R. Barrios Gerardo R. Barrios Shareholder 3 Sanctuary Boulevard St 201 Mandeville, Louisiana 70471 T: 985.819.8416 F: 985.819.6716 Email v-card » Gerardo R. Barrios Gerardo "Gerry" R. Barrios, shareholder in the Mandeville office, concentrates his practice in the areas of construction law and commercial litigation. Mr. Barrios has broad experience with international commercial disputes between U.S. and foreign companies, product liability, toxic torts, expropriation, appellate litigation and other areas of general commercial litigation. He has substantial litigation experience handling complex cases before federal and state courts, as well as through the use of alternative dispute resolution, such as arbitration and mediation. In the areas of construction law, Mr. Barrios has represented owners, contractors, subcontractor and design professionals in all aspects of construction, including construction contract negotiation and drafting, pre-claim counseling during construction, and resolving construction disputes before Federal and State courts and arbitration panels. His dispute resolution experience includes representation on claims of breach of contract, change orders, defective work, delay, disruption, inefficiency, differing site conditions, unfair trade practices, liens, Miller Act claims and other construction-related claims. Mr. Barrios previously practiced law as a partner in the commercial litigation group of the New Orleans office of Phelps Dunbar, LLP for ten years and as an associate in the Washington, D.C., office of Covington & Burling for two years. He also served as a law clerk for the Honorable Robert R. Beezer on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in Seattle, Washington, from 1987 – 1988. Mr. Barrios family is from Colombia, South America, and he speaks Spanish. Publications & Speaking Engagements Co-Author – "A Consumer in One Jurisdiction May Not Have Standing in Another, " ABA Business Torts Journal, Vol. 14, No. 3, Spring 2007 Co-Author – "Standing Under the LUTPA – The Circuit Split Widens," Louisiana Bar Journal, Vol. 54, No. 5, February/March 2007 Speaker – "Hurricane Katrina: Recovery and Future Prospects," British-American Project Annual Conference, Birmingham, England, November 2005 Speaker – "Defining the Public interest, British-American Project Annual Conference, Washington, D.C., November 2002 Louisiana Technology Journal, former contributing author "What to Do Now - the Legal Aspects of Y2K," Louisiana Technology Journal, 1999, contributing author "Y2K and the Law," Louisiana Technology Journal, 1999, contributing author EXHIBIT1 of 3
  2. 2. Baker Donelson | Professionals | Gerardo R. Barrios "The Alien Tort Statute: Domestic Enforcement of Customary International Law," Essays on International Human Rights, 1991 Speaker, "CLE Seminar on Technology Legal Issues," Tulane Law School Professional Honors & Activities American Bar Association Assistant Secretary, Council of the ABA section of International Law & Practice (2000 – 2001) Co-Chair, Unfair Trade Practices Subcommittee of the Business Torts Litigation Committee, ABA Section of Litigation (2006 – 2010) Editor, ABA Business Torts Journal (2009 – 2010) Forum on the Construction Industry Former Member, Dispute Resolution Section Practice Assistance and Improvement Committee Alternative Dispute Resolution Section Legal Fee Dispute Subcommittee Louisiana State Bar Association New Orleans Bar Association AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell Listed in The Best Lawyers in America® in the area of Construction Law since 2009 Recognized as a "Top Lawyer" in Construction Law by New Orleans Magazine, 2010 Leadership St. Tammany (Class of 2006) Associate Member – Associated Builders and Contractors Member – Tulane Latin American Law Institute since 2009 Member – Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Louisiana Member – Hispanic Lawyers Association of Louisiana Member – Greater Covington Bar Association Member – World Trade Center of New Orleans Selected by New Orleans CityBusiness to its Power Generation III - 2001 ("Forty Faces of the Future" - One of "40 outstanding and promising professionals under the age of 40 who are making a mark as a leader in business and their profession, and who are innovative, energetic and successful with their own careers and in the community.") U.S. Fellow and Regional Nominating Chairman - British-American Project U.S. Delegate – British-American Project Conference, Harrogate, U.K. (Nov. 1999) Charter Member and Co-Founder, George Washington Latino Law Alumni Association Executive Board Member – George Washington Law Alumni Association (1998 – 2002, 2009 – present); Strategic Planning Committee (2009 – present) Arbitrator, Legal Fee Dispute Arbitration Program, Louisiana State Bar Association2 of 3
  3. 3. Baker Donelson | Professionals | Gerardo R. Barrios NITA Trial Advocacy Graduate, July 1998, San Diego, CA Law Firm Representative – Trade Mission to Honduras and Guatemala, MetroVision/Chamber of Commerce (June 1997) Hiring Partner (1996 – 1998) and United Way Partner (1996), Phelps Dunbar, LLP Admissions Louisiana, 1992 District of Columbia, 1989 U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota U.S. District Court for the Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of Louisiana Education George Washington University Law School, J.D., 1987, High Honors; Articles Editor, George Washington Law Review; Order of the Coif; Honors, Moot Court Louisiana State University, B.A., 1984, summa cum laude University of Essex, Centre of International Human Rights Law, 1989 (Rotary Foundation Scholar)3 of 3
  4. 4. %DNHU RQHOVRQ IRUPV JDPLQJ JURXS KWWSQDVKYLOOHSRVWFRPSULQW Published on QDVKYLOOHSRVWFRP ( %DNHU RQHOVRQ IRUPV JDPLQJ JURXS %DNHU RQHOVRQ IRUPV JDPLQJ JURXS @ Local attorney to head Tennessee efforts for regional firm Published March 2, 2010 by Geert De Lombaerde Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell Berkowitz has launched a gaming industry team to represent operators before the regions state gaming commissions and other regulatory bodies. The VL[PHPEHU JURXS [2] will be led by Dan McDaniel, a former Phelps Dunbar attorney who recently joined Baker Donelsons Jackson, Miss., office as shareholder. Among the state vice chairs is Joel Buckberg, of counsel in Baker Donelsons Nashville office. Buckberg is a former deputy general counsel for Cendant Corp. who specializes in working with hospitality, franchising and distribution companies. Gaming clients face issues that call for experienced legal representation in every step of the process, including the pre-licensing, licensing and post-licensing phases, said McDaniel. Im proud to lead a group of professionals with extensive experience in gaming law and well-earned reputations as leaders in the gaming industry. RI 30
  5. 5. Baker Donelson | News Events | News | February 21, 2012 - Anne Ligm... Anne Ligman Turner Joins Baker Donelsons Corporate/MA News Contact: Practice Johanna Burkett Anne Ligman Turner 901.577.2201 February 21, 2012 (Jackson, MS/February 21, 2012) Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell Berkowitz, PC, Related Practices f announces the addition of Anne Ligman Turner to the Firms Jackson, Mississippi office. She was previously counsel with Phelps Dunbar LLP. Intellectual Property Mergers and Acquisitions Ms. Turner, who joins as of counsel and a member of Baker Donelsons Corporate/Mergers Acquisitions Practice Group, practices in the area of intellectual property, corporate Taxation - Federal Income, transactional and tax law for clients with domestic and international interests, especially those Employment Other in the geophysical and oil and gas exploration industries. Her intellectual property experience encompasses a wide variety of matters and includes software licensing and development agreements (including for mobile platforms), trademark and copyright counseling, registration Offices and maintenance and the negotiation of domestic and international patent, trademark, copyright and trade secret license agreements. Jackson A 1995 graduate of the University of San Diego School of Law, Ms. Turner also holds an LL.M. in Taxation from the University of San Diego School of Law. Ms. Turners unique blend of experience in intellectual property and corporate transactions will complement our well-established practices in each of these areas, noted William S. Painter, managing shareholder of Baker Donelsons Jackson office. Were pleased to welcome her as we continue to broaden the service and experience available to serve our clients needs.1 of 1