Keith J. Barnett: Lawyer with Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP

Keith J. Barnett

Keith J. Barnett
Phone404.853.8384

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Practice Areas

  • Litigation
  • Accountants' & Attorneys' Liability
  • Consumer Financial Services
  • Broker-Dealer
  • Securities Enforcement & Litigation
  • White Collar Defense
  • Complex Business Litigation
  • Financial Services Litigation
  • Internal Investigations
  • Insurance
 
Contact InfoTelephone: 404.853.8384
Fax: 404-853-8806
http://www.sutherland.com/People/Keith-J-Barnett
 
University University of California, Los Angeles, B.A.
 
Law SchoolDuke University School of Law, J.D.
 
Admitted2000, California; 2005, Georgia
 
Memberships 

Professional Activities
Member, Foundation Board, Georgia Perimeter College, the third largest college system in the state of Georgia
Board Member, Treasurer, Women's Resource Center to End Domestic Violence
Volunteer, Fulfillment Fund, a Los Angeles-based public interest organization that provides mentoring and college scholarships to students from inner-city public schools

 
Biography

Keith is a litigation, investigations (internal and regulatory), and enforcement attorney with more than a decade of experience representing clients in the financial services and professional liability industries. Keith represents clients against government regulators (SEC, CFTC, FDIC, CFPB), industry regulators (FINRA) and private litigants (including securities class actions) in federal courts, state courts and before arbitration and administrative law panels. Keith has won several federal and state cases at the motion to dismiss and summary judgment stages, and he has successfully litigated and arbitrated dozens of lawsuits and arbitrations to a final jury, bench or arbitration judgment.

Keith also advises clients in connection with Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) supervisory examinations, investigations and enforcement actions. Keith regularly writes and lectures about hot topics in the financial services industry, focusing on issues that concern broker-dealers and the latest developments with the CFPB.

Selected Experience
Sutherland represents energy trading company in crude oil investigation by CFTC.

Sutherland conducts internal investigation concerning alleged false information.

Sutherland secures summary judgment and jury verdict for large professional services firm in negligence suit.

Awards and Rankings
Selected for inclusion in Georgia Super Lawyers Rising Stars (2009-2014)

Client Tools

CFPA Guide

 
ISLN915309373
 

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CFPB Proposes to Examine and Directly Supervise Nonbank Auto Lenders
Keith J. Barnett,Thomas M. Byrne,B. Knox Dobbins,Cheryl L. Haas,Jason S. McCarter, September 25, 2014
On September 17, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) proposed to make nonbank automobile lenders subject to the examination and direct supervision of the Bureau. Under the proposed rule, the CFPB would include as a “larger participant” any company engaging in more than...

TCPA Hot Issues - TCPA Restricts Autodialed Calls, but Courts Split on Meaning of Autodialer
Keith J. Barnett,Thomas M. Byrne,Ellen M. Dunn,Juan C. Garcia,Allegra J. Lawrence-Hardy, September 25, 2014
To autodial or not autodial, that is the question. The Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) defines autodialer as “equipment which has the capacity to store or produce telephone numbers to be called, using a random or sequential number generator, and to dial such numbers.” 47 U.S.C....

CFPB Warns Credit Card Companies About Potential UDAAP Violations When Marketing Promotional Interest Rates
Keith J. Barnett,B. Knox Dobbins,Brian M. Murphy,Robert J. Pile,Lewis S. Wiener, September 11, 2014
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) issued a bulletin on September 3, 2014 warning credit card companies that marketing materials for promotional annual percentage rate (APR) offers may be in violation of the unfair, deceptive, or abusive acts or practices (UDAAP) provisions of the...

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Office Information

Keith J. Barnett

999 Peachtree Street, N.E.
AtlantaGA 30309-3996




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