Peter T. Barbur is a partner in Cravath’s Litigation Department. He handles a wide variety of securities, antitrust and intellectual property litigation, as well as internal corporate investigations, international arbitrations and Foreign Corrupt Practices Act matters.
Mr. Barbur has represented Time Warner in a number of matters, including in connection with the government investigations and private securities litigation concerning financial reporting and disclosure issues arising out of Time Warner’s merger with America Online in 2000.
He also represented a special committee appointed by the Eli Lilly Board of Directors to respond to shareholder derivative demands and lawsuits relating to the marketing of Zyprexa.
Mr. Barbur currently represents IBM in an SEC action alleging that IBM violated the books and records and internal control provisions of the FCPA. He is also representing Qualcomm in a number of antitrust and intellectual property matters and American Express in antitrust litigation in New York Federal courts, including a civil action brought by the Department of Justice.
Mr. Barbur was named a “National Star” in antitrust litigation and a “Local Litigation Star” in the New York area by the 2013 edition of Benchmark Litigation. In 2012, he was also recognized for his antitrust work by The Legal 500 and was selected by Lawdragon as one of 500 Leading Lawyers in America. Mr. Barbur recently served as the Chairman of the Civil Rights Committee of the New York City Bar Association.
Mr. Barbur received his B.A. magna cum laude from Dartmouth College in 1983, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa, and his J.D. cum laude from New York University School of Law in 1987, where he was Articles Editor of the Law Review, a Root‑Tilden Scholar, and elected to the Order of the Coif. Following his graduation, Mr. Barbur served as a law clerk to Hon. Hugh H. Bownes of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit. He joined Cravath as a litigation associate in 1988 and became a partner in 1994.
Mr. Barbur may be reached by phone at 212‑474‑1058 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.