Jeffrey A. Barrack, Partner
Philadelphia, PA

e: jbarrack@barrack.com
p: (215) 963-0600
f: (215) 963-0838

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Jeffrey A. Barrack

Jeffrey A. Barrack, Partner
Philadelphia, PA

e: jbarrack@barrack.com
p: (215) 963-0600
f: (215) 963-0838

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Jeffrey A. Barrack, partner in Barrack, Rodos & Bacine, has represented plaintiffs in securities fraud, antitrust and other class actions since joining the firm in 1996. He also has represented both plaintiff and defendant individual and corporate clients in environmental, consumer and business tort litigation in both state and federal courts. Before joining the firm, Mr. Barrack served under the Philadelphia District Attorney and the United States Attorney assisting in the prosecution of complex white-collar crime in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. He has been repeatedly honored by the First Judicial District of Pennsylvania as an attorney whose "work has been recognized by the judiciary as exemplary.”

At BR&B, Mr. Barrack was a principal member of the litigation team in In re WorldCom, Inc. Securities Litigation, Master File No. 02-Civ-3288 (DLC), before the Honorable Denise L. Cote of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York. He served as the lead attorney on auditing and accounting issues in the case and participated in the four week trial of the only non-settling defendant, WorldCom’s former auditor Arthur Andersen LLP. Mr. Barrack also served as a trial attorney in In re Apollo Group Inc. Securities Litigation, Master File No. CV-04-2147 PHX-JAT, before the Honorable James A. Teilborg of the United States District Court for the District of Arizona. The Apollo Group federal jury trial, which lasted over 3 months, ended in a unanimous verdict for investors in January 2008. Mr. Barrack led the successful loss causation evidentiary and expert presentation that was instrumental in yielding this post-Dura Pharmaceuticals securities litigation jury verdict.

Mr. Barrack has successfully advocated corporate governance and excessive executive compensation reforms through shareholder rights claims asserted in direct and derivative cases alleging corporate directors’ breaches of fiduciary and other legal duties. Mr. Barrack was a principal member of the litigation team in Resnick v. Occidental Petroleum, et al., Case No. 10-cv-00390, before the Honorable Robert F. Kelly, presiding by special designation in the District of Delaware, which resulted in benefits described by the Court as “meaningful change” to the company’s executive compensation and reporting policies and practices that “affords valuable consideration to Occidental and its shareholders.”

Mr. Barrack has lectured on private securities litigation at the Beasley School of Law at Temple University, and has been a featured columnist on securities litigation in The Legal Intelligencer, the oldest law journal in the United States, and has written on trial practice for the American Journal of Trial Advocacy.

 

Education:
  • Temple University School of Law (J.D. 1996)
  • Boston College (M.A., Developmental Psychology, 1992)
  • Clark University (B.A., Philosophy, 1990)
Admissions:
  • Pennsylvania, 1996
  • New York, 2009
  • United States Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
Publications:Memberships:
  • American Bar Association
    Louis D. Brandeis Law Society
    National Association of Public Pension Attorneys