Sharon L. Barbour’s practice focuses on complex commercial and international litigation, as well as white-collar defense matters and investigations.
Sharon has represented financial institutions and foreign entities in civil litigations before trial and appellate courts, as well as in regulatory and enforcement matters and investigations. She is also active in Cleary’s pro bono practice and serves as a member of the firm’s pro bono committee, a committee co-chair of the Sanctuary for Families Pro Bono Council, and a member of the Steering Committee of the LGBT Bar Association of Greater New York (LeGaL) LGBTQ Youth Clinic. Sharon received the 2016 LGBT Bar Association of Greater New York (LeGaL) Leadership & Initiative Award.
- Staff Editor, Journal of International Law and Politics, New York University
- Senior Editor, Enquiry Philosophy Journal, Washington University in St. Louis
- “Cleary Gottlieb Discusses Supreme Court Case on State Court Jurisdiction in Securities Class Actions,” Columbia Law School’s Blue Sky Blog, July 18, 2017 (co-authored with Roger Cooper)
- “Book Annotation: Entangled Rights of Freedom,” NYU’s Journal of International Law and Politics, Vol. 44 (2010)