Samarth Barot practices in the Firm’s Complex Litigation, Insurance Recovery, Pharmaceutical Products, and Toxic Torts & Products Liability groups.

Mr. Barot is experienced in government contracts, construction, and business litigation, including motions practice, discovery, document review management, and preparing fact and expert witnesses for deposition.  His government contract work includes bid protests and advising clients on FAR and DFAR compliance.  In complex commercial matters, he has litigated financial services, business tort, and fraud claims.  Prior to entering private practice, Mr. Barot served as a Judicial Law Clerk for the Honorable Bruce D. White, Chief Judge for the 19th Judicial Circuit of Virginia, where, among other things, he drafted letter opinions and memoranda of law in various commercial litigation matters.

Mr. Barot works on behalf of policyholders seeking to maximize coverage in commercial general liability insurance matters.  He represents clients involved in litigation of issues arising out of overlapping coverage.  He also advises clients with respect to coverage issues arising out of product liability claims and workplace exposure to hazardous substances.

Mr. Barot received his J.D., cum laude, from Antonin Scalia Law School at George Mason University, where he was Editor of the Journal of International Commercial Law.  During law school he served as a Judicial Intern for the Honorable Thomas J. Motley, Superior Court of the District of Columbia, and for the Honorable Rossie D. Alston, Jr., Virginia Court of Appeals.  He also worked as a Law Clerk in the Defense Aerospace Department of the Rolls Royce Corporation.  He graduated, magna cum laude, from Georgia State University with a B.B.A. in Business Administration and Business Economics.

Mr. Barot is a native speaker of Hindi and proficient in Spanish.

Publications

  • Strategies for Successfully Navigating Cultural Differences in Construction Negotiation and Mediation
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