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D. Barret Broussard

D. Barret Broussard



Barret Broussard’s litigation practice focuses on representing clients in a wide range of business disputes involving illegal business practices, unfair competition, theft of trade secrets, counterfeiting, trademark and copyright infringement, tortious interference, fraud, and breach of contract. He represents clients ranging from large corporations to individuals and from startups to established law firms. Barret’s extensive experience working in various courts throughout the United States allows him to effectively strategize and navigate the complicated process of commercial litigation.

Prior to joining Carlton Fields, Barret was in private practice, where he also specialized in business disputes. Before private practice, Barret was a staff attorney for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, where he assisted the court at large in resolving appeals.

Barret is very active in the greater Atlanta community, and particularly so in the LGBTQ legal community. He is the vice president/president-elect of the Stonewall Bar Association, where he also was most recently the co-chair of the Law Student Outreach Committee. In his role as vice president, he assists the president, supervises the activities of the organization’s several committees, and performs other executive committee functions. His term as president will begin in November 2019. Barret also serves as the Georgia representative to the National LGBT Bar Association. Barret is a member of the LEAD Atlanta Class of 2018, where he has engaged with civic and thought leaders throughout the metro Atlanta area. Barret is an active member of the LEAD Atlanta Alumni Association.

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  • Recipient of the “Best Lawyer” award in Georgia Voice's Best of Atlanta.

Professional & Community Involvement

  • State Bar of Georgia
  • Stonewall Bar Association of Georgia
    • Vice President/President-Elect
  • National LGBT Bar Association
  • LEAD Atlanta, Class of 2018
  • Atlanta Leadership Council for Lambda Legal

Speaking Engagements

  • "Professionalism and Ethics in the Workplace: Times are Changing," Examining Conflicts in Employment Law 2019 Annual Training Conference, Atlanta (July 31, 2019).
  • Welcome and Overview of Stonewall Bar Association, 2019 Summer State Bar of Georgia Mass Swearing-In Ceremony, Atlanta (June 28, 2019).
  • “Importance of Volunteer Bar Associations in Professional Development and the Practice of Law,” Lawyers for Equal Justice (June 14, 2019).


  • Emory University School of Law (J.D., with honors, 2013)
    • Executive Articles Edits, Emory Law Journal
    • Co-President, Emory OUTLaw
    • Recipient, Myron Penn Laughlin Award for Excellence in Legal Research and Writing
    • Recipient, Class of 1963 Scholarship
  • Brigham Young University (B.S., 2009)
Bar Admissions
  • Georgia
Court Admissions
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia
  • Supreme Court of Georgia
  • Georgia Court of Appeals
  • Georgia State Courts


  • Associate, Greenberg Traurig (2015-2017)
  • Staff Attorney, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit (2013-2015)
  • Extern, Appeals Division, Office of the Fulton County District Attorney (Spring 2013)
  • Extern to the Honorable Amy M. Totenberg, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia (Fall 2012)
  • Intern to the Honorable Alex Kozinski, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit (Summer 2012)
  • Intern to the Honorable Fredericka H. Wicker, Louisiana Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal (Summer 2011)


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