David C. Barrett, Jr.

David C. Barrett, Jr.: Attorney with Barrett, Easterday, Cunningham & Eselgroth LLP

Biography

Phi Alpha Delta; Phi Kappa Phi. Selected by Law & Politics (R) as Ohio Super Lawyer, 2004, 2005, 2006 and 2017. Recipient, Young Professional Achievement Award, Ohio State University College of Agriculture Alumni Association, 1985. Author: Arbitrating Agricultural Disputes: The National Grain and Feed Association's Experience, 68 North Dakota Law Review 539 (1992); Hedge-to-Arrive Contracts, 2 Drake Journal of Agricultural Law 153 (1997); Co-Author: Agricultural Law Update 2001 and 2002. Instructor of Business Law and Real Estate Law, Owens Technical College, 1982-1985. Ohio CLE Institute; National Secretary/Administrator, National Grain and Feed Association Arbitration System, 1990-2000; London, England-based Grain and Feed Trade Association's Gafta Trade Foundation Course on international grain contracts and arbitration at Churchill College, Cambridge, United Kingdom, 1996. Active Arbitration Panelist Roster, National Futures Association, 2001—. Member, Executive Committee, 2003—2015 and President, 2012-2014, Ohio Agricultural Council. Board of Directors, Ohio AgriBusiness Association, 2010—2016; National Council of Farmer Cooperatives (Legal, Tax and Accounting Committee, 2015 --).

Ohio State Bar Foundation (2007, Life Fellow).

Areas of Practice (31)

  • Agricultural Law
  • Agribusiness
  • Business Arbitration
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Bankruptcy
  • Commodities
  • Debtor and Creditor Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Commercial Law
  • Commercial Transactions
  • Antitrust
  • Trade Association Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Federal Civil Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Civil Litigation
  • Trade and Professional Associations
  • Closely Held Business Law
  • Business Transactions
  • Business Mediation
  • Business Litigation
  • Business Cooperatives
  • Agricultural Cooperatives
  • Agricultural Creditors Rights
  • Agricultural Credit
  • Agricultural Finance
  • Agricultural Litigation
  • Food Processing
  • Food and Agriculture
  • Food Distribution
  • Agricultural Bankruptcy

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
614-210-1840  Phone
Toll Free: (888) 556-6409  Phone
614-210-1841  Fax
www.ohiocounsel.com
University Attended:
The Ohio State University, B.S., Agriculture and Economics, with honors, 1978
Law School Attended:
University of Toledo, J.D., cum laude, six American Jurisprudence Awards, Moot Court Board, 1981
Year of First admission:
1981
Admission:
1981, Ohio; 1982, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio; 1983, U.S. Tax Court; 1984, U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit; 1987, U.S. Supreme Court; 1988, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio; 1990, District of Columbia; 2000, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Indiana; 2004, U.S. District Court, Central District of Illinois; 2007, U.S. District Court, Western District of Michigan; 2009, U.S. District Court, District of Nebraska; 2011, U.S. District Court, Western District of Tennessee; 2013, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana; 2015, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit; 2015, U.S. District Court, District of North Dakota; 2017, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
Memberships:
Bar Association of the District of Columbia; Ohio State (Chairman, Agricultural Law Committee, 2005-2008; Council of Delegates, 2017-) Bar Association; American Agricultural Law Association; Federal Bar Association; Delaware County Bar Association (Member, Courts Committee).
Special Agencies:
Roster of Arbitrators (2017 --), Surface Transportation Board.
ISLN:
909231741
Transactions:
Merger of Mid-Wood Inc. and Bascom Elevator and Supply Association, 2014; Merger of Agland Co-op Inc. and Green Valley Co-op Inc., 2014; Merger of Sunrise Cooperative Inc. and Trupointe Cooperative Inc., 2016; Merger of Agland Co-op and Heritage Cooperative Inc., 2017; Merger of Town & Country Co-op Inc. and Western Reserve Farm Cooperative Inc., 2017.
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available
  • Peer Reviews

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      5.0/5.0 by a Managing Partner on 06/17/16 in Agribusiness on 06/17/16

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      Dave is an outstanding attorney in every way.

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      5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 06/17/16 in Agricultural Bankruptcy on 06/17/16

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      David is a fantastic attorney and a true professional.

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      5.0/5.0 by a In-house Counsel on 06/27/16 in Closely Held Business Law on 06/27/16

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      5.0/5.0 by a In-house Counsel on 06/27/16 in Commodities on 06/27/16

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      5.0/5.0 by a In-house Counsel on 06/27/16 in Federal Civil Litigation on 06/27/16

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      5.0/5.0 by a In-house Counsel on 06/27/16 in Trade Association Law on 06/27/16

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      I'm a commercial lender with a community bank and worked with David Barrett on reviewing our loan language and reviewing our clients' legal documents for a large loan tha...

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      I'm a commercial lender with a community bank and worked with David Barrett on reviewing our loan language and reviewing our clients' legal documents for a large loan that we did. I found David to be extremely responsive and professional and he was able to communicate to me his findings in a way that was easy to understand. He was very prompt and completed our review request in a timely matter that helped our client meet their deadline.

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      David Barrett helped me in my personal foreclosure despite the fact that I am a real estate and title attorney licensed in Ohio since 1985. When I became disabled and wen...

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      David Barrett helped me in my personal foreclosure despite the fact that I am a real estate and title attorney licensed in Ohio since 1985. When I became disabled and went into foreclosure David Barrett helped me negotiate a very favorable deal in the action that kept me from having to file bankruptcy and helped me re-establish my credit much more quickly. I used his firm many times and I highly recommend all of the lawyers there and especially David Barrett for always putting clients first.

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      David is highly knowledgeable and has the highest integrity.

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      David is highly knowledgeable and has the highest integrity.

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