Russell D. Barr
Founder & Managing Partner
125 Mountain Road
Stowe, VT 05672
100 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10017
Russell is the managing partner of Barr Law Group. Before founding his own practice, he specialized in international tax matters at the New York firms of Coopers & Lybrand, Gilbert, Segall & Young and Proskauer Rose.
Russell opened Barr Law Group in 1993 with the goal of continuing to serve his New York-based clients while expanding his practice to include a wide range of matters throughout Vermont and New England.
Russell has handled many litigation, regulatory and transactional matters, including:
- Class action and individual cases in a range of areas, including commercial disputes, real estate transactions, utilities, personal injuries, medical malpractice, insurance coverage and toxic torts.
- Successful defense in litigation of many professional clients, including doctors, lawyers and real estate professionals.
- Representation of businesses and individuals before multiple government agencies, including the National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC), and the Vermont Division of Liquor Control.
- Counsel on several large and complex transactions, including representing the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe in connection with a $110 million financing agreement for a casino and hotel project, and serving as counsel on a $25 million Vermont resort project, which included New York and HUD registrations for real estate sales in New York and Vermont.
He and his wife Toni have three children. They enjoy all mountain sports and have sailed over 2,000 miles to the French West Indies.
B.S., cum laude, State University of New York
M.B.A. State University of New York
J.D. Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
U.S. Tax Court
U.S. District Court, District of Vermont
U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York
U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
U.S. District Court Western District of New York
The Association of the Bar of the City of New York
Lamoille County, Vermont, New York State, and American Bar Associations
Vermont Trial Lawyers Association