Barr Benyamin joined Bird Marella as a litigation associate in 2021, specializing in complex commercial disputes and white collar defense and investigations.
He is experienced in advising multinational companies on cutting-edge international matters involving issues of data privacy, intermediary liability, intellectual property, and consumer protection. In the criminal defense realm, Barr has represented clients in a wide variety of matters and investigations involving trade secrets theft, False Claims Act (FCA) violations, embezzlement, and securities fraud.
Barr was previously an associate at White & Case LLP and Latham & Watkins LLP, the latter at which he was recognized as a Latham Guardian of Justice for his commitment to pro bono service.
During law school, he served as Chief Strategy Editor of the American Criminal Law Review and as a legal research and writing instructor to first-year students. As a member of the Georgetown Law Appellate Litigation Clinic, he successfully briefed and argued a case before the Fourth Circuit. He was also a judicial extern for the Honorable Dolly M. Gee in the Central District of California.
Barr is fluent in Hebrew.
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Bird Marella attorneys Ekwan Rhow, Oliver Rocos, and Barr Benyamin won a federal class action on behalf of Hyundai Motor America, continuing a string of victories for the global automobile manufacturer over the past decade. The original complaint, filed on behalf of a nationwide class, alleged that Hyundai sold vehicles ...
Author, “Get Your Hands Off My DPA! The Proper Scope of the Judicial Supervisory Power in Deferred Prosecution Agreements,” American Criminal Law Review, 54 AM CRIM. L. REV. 571 (2017)