Nickolas Barber - Associate

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Nickolas Barber

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Washington, D.C.
Phone: +1 202-879-5924
Fax: +1 202-879-5200

Professional Profile

Nickolas Barber is a litigation associate in the Washington, D.C. office whose practice focuses on complex commercial litigation and white collar defense, including government and internal investigations.

Representative Matters

Litigation Matters

Counsel for Silicon Valley venture debt firm in action alleging misappropriation of trade secrets and breach of contract.

Counsel for global hotel chain and affiliated entities in lawsuit brought by the Federal Trade Commission alleging that certain data-security practices constituted "unfair" and "deceptive" trade practices under Section 5 of the FTC Act.

Counsel for a major natural gas company in an action against the manufacturer of a wellhead that failed during routine operations.

Government and Internal Investigations

Counsel for private equity fund in an SEC inquiry regarding various business practices and disclosures, including the valuation of assets and charging of management fees.

Counsel for private equity advisor in an SEC inquiry regarding various business and accounting practices relating to the advisement of funds.

Counsel to global financial institution in investigations being conducted by numerous domestic and foreign regulatory authorities involving foreign currency exchange markets.

Counsel for national rental car company in FTC inquiry related to marketing practices related to rental insurance and other ancillary products.

Pro Bono Matters

Counsel for non-profit organization for housing equality in litigation alleging source of income discrimination in violation of the District of Columbia Human Rights Act.

Prior Experience

Summer Associate, Kirkland & Ellis LLP (2013)
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