Wick Phillips Adds Multilingual Associate to Broaden International Reach

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Sean Barrett joins firm’s corporate practice.

“Sean’s international experience makes him a valuable resource in North Texas, which is home to many multi-national companies,” said Bryan Wick, a founding partner of Wick Phillips.

Wick Phillips Gould & Martin, LLP, a full-service business law firm, announces the addition of Sean Barrett as an associate in its Dallas office. Barrett will support the firm’s growing corporate and finance practice, in addition to promoting business development within Dallas’ business community.

Barrett, who is bilingual in French and English, spent more than three years practicing law in the Paris office of a Magic Circle law firm, where he represented a diverse international client base in connection with a variety of cross-border transactional matters.

“Sean’s international experience makes him a valuable resource in North Texas, which is home to many multi-national companies,” said Bryan Wick, a founding partner of Wick Phillips. “Bringing Sean into the firm further demonstrates our commitment to acquiring the best and brightest talent within the legal community, and we look forward to introducing our capabilities to new and broader business segments.”

In addition to his work overseas, for the past year Barrett served as in-house corporate and securities counsel for a Dallas-based real estate investment firm, and also spent the first three years of his career practicing general corporate law in the New York office of a large international law firm.
Barrett received his B.A. in psychology with distinction from McGill University and his J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center, where he served as Executive Editor for Development of the Georgetown International Environmental Law Review. Bilingual since childhood, Barrett split his education between American and French schools in Dallas, Houston, Athens and Paris, and is also proficient in Spanish and Greek.

Barrett is a member of the Dallas Bar Association, and is admitted to practice law in Texas and New York.

About Wick Phillips Gould & Martin, LLP:
Serving the legal needs of businesses in a broad range of industries, Wick Phillips practices law with purpose. Specialty areas include commercial litigation, bankruptcy, creditor’s rights, civil appeals, corporate, corporate advisory, labor and employment, and securities. For more information visit http://www.wickphillips.com.

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