M. Scott Barnard

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

M. Scott Barnard handles business litigation matters in both federal and state court, with particular experience in securities litigation. He represents public companies, directors and officers, broker-dealers and board committees in securities class actions, shareholder derivative lawsuits and Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) securities arbitrations. He currently serves as Panel Counsel for the Directors and Officers Securities Claims and Investigation EdgeSMPanels of the American International Group.

Scott has extensive trial experience, handling several matters as lead trial counsel in both jury trials and arbitrations. Previously, he served as an assistant district attorney with the Dallas County District Attorney’s office, where he tried more than 25 jury trials to verdict.

For a publicly traded energy company, obtained a favorable settlement within insurance limits in a derivative suit against the client’s board of directors. The suit alleged claims of breach of fiduciary duty and unjust enrichment.

Obtained a complete dismissal in federal court in Texas of business tort claims for a French-owned, publicly traded company. The verdict was affirmed by the 5th Circuit.

In a case with fiduciary claims against directors of a publicly traded company, obtained complete dismissal in federal court in Dallas.

Education:

  • J.D., Southern Methodist University School of Law, cum laude, 1997
  • B.A., Trinity University, 1994

Bar Admissions:

  • Texas

 

Cost

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