Kathleen L. Barber

Associate

Office

Boca Raton
T: (561) 750-3000
F: (561) 750-3364

Kathleen L. Barber has been a member of the litigation team in securities fraud class actions such as In re UnitedHealth Grp. Inc. PSLRA Litig. ($925.5 million settlement), R.H. Donnelley ($25 million settlement) and 21st Century ($2.2 million). Ms. Barber has also served as class counsel in several class actions brought on behalf of Florida emergency room physicians against some of the nation's largest Health Maintenance Organizations, which settled for substantial increases in reimbursement rates and millions of dollars in past damages for the class. 

Ms. Barber earned her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Georgetown University.  While attending Georgetown, Ms. Barber served as a congressional intern for United States Congresswoman Karen Thurman (D-FL).  In addition, during her last semester, Ms. Barber worked part-time as a Deputy Clerk Intern for the Clerk’s Office of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. Ms. Barber then graduated from the University of Miami School of Law, where she was a member of the Mock Trial Team.  While attending law school, she was a summer associate at the Firm.

Honors & Awards

  • Super Lawyer "Rising Star" in the field of Class Actions, 2012-2014

Education

University of Miami School of Law, J.D., 2007

  • Received the Dean’s Certificate of Achievement for Outstanding Academic Performance in Analysis of Evidence for earning the highest grade in the course
  • Elected to become a member of the University of Miami Mock Trial Team

Georgetown University, B.S. in Business Administration, 2004, cum laude

  • President of the Phi Alpha Delta Pre-Law Fraternity
  • Teaching and research assistant to Dr. Douglas McCabe, Professor of Management
  • Recipient of the 2004 Gannet Award for Academic Excellence in Negotiation, Arbitration and Labor Relations

Admissions

  • Florida
  • United States District Courts for the Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Florida