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D. Barret Broussard

D. Barret Broussard

Associate

Overview

Barret Broussard’s litigation practice focuses on representing clients in a wide range of business disputes involving trademark and copyright infringement, theft of trade secrets, unfair competition, tortious interference, and breach of contract.  He represents clients ranging from large corporations to individuals and from start-ups 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, supervise the activities of the organization’s several committees, and perform other executive committee functions. His term as President will begin 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.

Professional & Community Involvement

  • Member, State Bar of Georgia
  • Vice President/President-Elect, Stonewall Bar Association of Georgia
  • Member, National LGBT Bar Association
  • Member, LEAD Atlanta, Class of 2018

Credentials

Education
  • 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 Research in 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

Background

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

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