Overview

Bartow Farr is a partner in the Washington, D.C., office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. His practice focuses on Supreme Court and other appellate litigation. Bartow has argued 32 cases before the Supreme Court.

Following service as a law clerk to Justice William H. Rehnquist and as an Assistant to the Solicitor General, Bartow was a founding partner of the D.C. law firm Onek, Klein & Farr, described in a 1986 Washington Post article as “the hottest law firm in town.

Bartow practiced at Onek, Klein & Farr and its successor firms, Klein, Farr, Smith & Taranto and Farr & Taranto from 1981 to 2013, specializing in cases before the Supreme Court. Most recently, Bartow was a partner at Bancroft PLLC.

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Recognition

Recognized by Chambers USA for Appellate Law [Nationwide] [Senior Statesman]

Credentials

Admissions & Qualifications

  • District of Columbia
  • Arizona (inactive)

Courts

  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit

Education

  • Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State UniversityJ.D.summa cum laude

    Editor-in-Chief, Law and Social Order

    John S. Armstrong Award recipient

  • Princeton UniversityB.A., English