Wilson G. Barmeyer: Lawyer with Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP

Wilson G. Barmeyer

Wilson G. Barmeyer
Washington,  DC  U.S.A.

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Practice Areas

  • Litigation
  • Class Action Defense
  • Complex Business Litigation
  • Consumer Financial Services
  • Financial Services Litigation
  • Insurance
  • Unclaimed Insurance Benefits
  • Tax Controversy & Litigation
  • Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA)
Contact InfoTelephone: 202.383.0824
Fax: 202-637-3593
University Cornell University, B.A., with distinction, Economics
Law SchoolUniversity of Georgia School of Law, J.D., summa cum laude Member, Georgia Law Review
Admitted2006, Georgia; 2009, District of Columbia

Professional Activities
Member, Litigation Section, American Bar Association
Member, State Bar of Georgia
Volunteer Attorney, DC Bar Pro Bono Program
Member, American Constitution Society


Wilson Barmeyer defends class action lawsuits, complex business litigation matters, and governmental regulatory examinations and audits. He represents clients in commercial litigation and regulatory matters involving financial services, life insurance and annuities, broker-dealers, and tax controversy. He also provides advice and guidance on all facets of unclaimed property matters, including audit defense, litigation counsel, compliance, and planning strategies.

Wilson earned a J.D., summa cum laude, from the University of Georgia School of Law where he was a member of the Georgia Law Review. He earned a B.A. in Economics, with distinction, from Cornell University and studied at the London School of Economics. Prior to joining the firm, Wilson served as a law clerk for the Honorable William T. Moore, Jr. of the Southern District of Georgia.

Selected Experience
Sutherland defeats class certification in California case alleging misconduct and unfair competition in consumer lending.
Sutherland represents more than 20 insurers in unclaimed property litigation in West Virginia.

Awards and Rankings

Selected for inclusion in Washington, D.C., Super Lawyers “Rising Stars” (2014)

Named to the 2012 Capital Pro Bono Honor Roll


Honorable William T. Moore, Jr. of the Southern District of Georgia


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Multi-Million Dollar Settlements Prompt Record Filing of TCPA Lawsuits
Wilson G. Barmeyer,Thomas M. Byrne,Ellen M. Dunn,Allegra J. Lawrence-Hardy,Lewis S. Wiener, August 18, 2014
High-dollar settlements of class actions filed under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act appear to have prompted the filing of a record number of new TCPA cases in federal courts nationwide. In the largest TCPA settlement announced to date, on July 29, 2014, a federal court in Illinois...

Life Insurance Unclaimed Property Litigation in 2014: Will Regulator Positions Withstand Judicial Scrutiny?
David W. Arrojo,Wilson G. Barmeyer,Phillip E. Stano,Steuart H. Thomsen, May 28, 2014
Amidst ongoing multistate unclaimed property audits of many life insurers, and despite many regulatory settlements, the insurance industry and state regulators continue to disagree over the application of unclaimed property laws governing life insurance. These disagreements have been percolating in...

TCPA Hot Issues: If Consent is Not Forever, What Constitutes Revocation?
Wilson G. Barmeyer,Thomas M. Byrne,Amanda R. Callais,Ellen M. Dunn,Lewis S. Wiener, May 27, 2014
One of the hot issues in pending litigation under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) is whether a consumer can revoke consent to receive calls on a cell phone. A number of courts have recently held that a consumer can revoke consent to be contacted by cell phone. Generally, the TCPA...

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Wilson G. Barmeyer

700 Sixth Street NW, Suite 700
WashingtonDC 20001-3980


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