John Barkett is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame (B.A. Government, 1972, summa cum laude) and the Yale Law School (J.D. 1975) and served as a law clerk to the Honorable David W. Dyer on the old Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals. Mr. Barkett is an adjunct professor of law at the University of Miami School of Law. Mr. Barkett has been a member of the Advisory Committee for Civil Rules of the Federal Judicial Conference since 2012 and has served on the Discovery Subcommittee that developed the December 1, 2015 amendments to the rules, and the Rule 23 Subcommittee, and is now serving on the Rule 30(b)(6) and MDL subcommittees. He is now serving for the second time as a member of the American Bar Association Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility. He is also a member of the American Law Institute. He is a fellow of the College of Commercial Arbitrators and of the American College of Civil Trial Mediators as well as the American College of Environmental Lawyers. Mr. Barkett is a commercial (contract, corporate, and banking disputes, employment, trademark, and antitrust) and environmental lawyer (CERCLA, RCRA, and toxic tort) having handled scores of complex and simple litigation matters in Federal and state courts or before an arbitration tribunal.
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