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Abbott Joins Lane Powell’s Business Practice Group

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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.