Abbott Joins Lane Powell’s Business Practice Group
Barry A. Abbott has joined Lane Powell as Counsel to the Firm in the Business Practice Group, where he will concentrate his practice on financial services, general corporate, payments and e-commerce law. Abbott has represented numerous international and domestic institutions and has extensive experience in corporate law and financial services, including bank regulatory (and payment) issues, insurance law, and non-profit law. He has also been extremely active in e-commerce matters and has represented established companies and start-ups (including gaming companies) in all aspects of their Internet and e-commerce businesses.
Abbott has been named by The Best Lawyers in America® for his expertise in Banking and Finance Law, Corporate Law, Financial Services Regulation Law, and Insurance Law. He has also been named as a “Northern California Super Lawyer” in business/corporate law by Super Lawyers magazine. Abbott is an elected fellow of the American College of Consumer Financial Service Lawyers, a professional association of lawyers particularly skilled and experienced in handling consumer financial services matters.
Abbott earned his J.D., with honors, from the University of Florida College of Law; his M.B.A. from Stanford University; and his A.B., magna cum laude, with high distinction in history, from Dartmouth College.