Johnine P. Barnes

Chair, Statutory Compliance and Contracts and Regulatory Practice Group
Washington,  DC  U.S.A.

Peer Rating

Client Rating

Printer Friendly VersionEmail this PageDownload to My Outlook ContactsAdd lawyer to My FavoritesCompare this lawyer to other lawyers in your favorites

Experience & Credentials

Practice Areas

  • Labor & Employment
  • Litigation
Contact InfoTelephone: 202.331.3154
Fax: 202.974.2440
University Case Western Reserve University, B.A., Political Science, magna cum laude, with honors, 1992
Law SchoolCase Western Reserve University School of Law, J.D., 1995
Admitted1995, Ohio; 1999, District of Columbia

Professional & Community Involvement

•Director, Historical Society of the District of Columbia Circuit Board

•fellow, American Bar Foundation

•Former, General Counsel, District of Columbia Chamber of Commerce Political Action Committee

•Member, American Bar Association

•Member, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

•Member, District of Columbia Bar Board of Governors, 2006-2012

•Member, National Bar Association

•Former Deputy General Counsel and Special Counsel to the President

•Member, Ohio State Bar Association

•Member, Washington Bar Association

•Member, Women's Bar Association of the District of Columbia

•Former Co-Chair of the Working Mother's Committee

•Former Commissioner, Northern Virginia Regional Commission

•Past Chair and Former Member, District of Columbia Public Employee Relations Board, a quasi-judicial agency that resolves labor-management disputes between agencies of the District government and labor organizations representing agency employees

•Past President, Prettyman-Leventhal American Inn of Court

BornSteubenville, Ohio, July 10, 1970

Johnine P. Barnes is Chair of the Labor & Employment Practice's Statutory Compliance and Contracts and Regulatory Practice Group. She has more than a decade of experience in litigating and defending administrative claims of harassment; retaliation and discrimination on the basis of age, race, sex and disability; wrongful discharge and breach of contract issues; and client compliance with the American with Disabilities Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act and other federal and state statutes governing employment. Johnine has counseled and represented companies, government agencies and associations on labor law issues, including the Fair Labor Standards Act, as well as analogous state statutes, collective bargaining, grievance arbitration and National Labor Relations Board proceedings. In addition to her labor and employment practice, Johnine has extensive business litigation experience in non-compete agreements, contract disputes, trade secrets, international disputes, white collar crimes, property interest disputes and legislative matters.

Areas of Concentration

•Employment litigation (both state and federal courts)

•Employment and labor counseling and compliance

•Business litigation (both state and federal courts)

•Noncompete and trade secrets

•Sports and entertainment

Awards & Recognition

•Listed,The Legal 500 United States, 2013

•Listed,Super Lawyersmagazine,Washington, D.C. Super Lawyers,2012-2013

•Team Member, aLaw360Employment Practice Group of the Year, 2011 & 2013

•Recipient, Outstanding Outside Counsel of the Year, National Bar Association Commercial Law Section, July 2012

•Listed, 40 Top Lawyers Under 40,Washingtonian Magazine,2006

•Listed, 40 Under 40,Kaleidoscopemagazine

•Recipient, Presidential Award, National Bar Association

Reported CasesRepresented clients in employment litigation involving complex and precedent-setting electronic discovery issues.; Conducted employment audits and advised clients on matters before the Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division.; Presided over and advised clients regarding collective bargaining/labor negotiations.; Counsel clients on labor and employment matters, including OFCCP, Affirmative Action Plan and Service Contract Act matters.; Represented foreign sovereign's interest and defended foreign sovereign in litigation in U.S. District Courts.; Represented corporate clients in litigation involving shareholder disputes and corporate valuation issues.; Represented clients in malpractice lawsuits.; Represented clients in insurance coverage actions.; Represented clients in government contract disputes and advised on compliance with Services Contract Act.; Conducted corporate investigations regarding employee misconduct. Some of the above representations were handled by Ms. Barnes prior to her joining Greenberg Traurig, LLP.

Documents by this lawyer on

Subscribe to this feed

New Bill Seeks to Combat Theft of Trade Secrets, Protect Jobs
Johnine P. Barnes,Mariana Gaxiola, May 14, 2014
On April 29, 2014, Senator Christopher Coons (D-Del.) and Senator Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) introduced legislation to provide a federal cause of action to curtail the estimated $160 billion to $480 billion currently being lost by U.S. companies as a result of trade secret theft each year. The...
Profile Visibility
#11,046 in weekly profile views out of 48,174 lawyers in Washington, District of Columbia
#171,772 in weekly profile views out of 1,519,763 total lawyers Overall

Office Information

Johnine P. Barnes

2101 L St., N.W., Suite 1000
WashingtonDC 20037


Professional Networking for Legal Professionals Only

Quickly and easily expand your professional
network - join the premier global network for legal professionals only. It's powered by the
Martindale-Hubbell database - over 1,000,000 lawyers strong.
Join Now