Constance R. Barnhart

Constance R. Barnhart

Barnhart Law PLC
  • Business Law, Intellectual Property, International Law
  • Florida, Minnesota, New York, Texas
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Summary

Constance R. (Connie) Barnhart, Attorney At Law and Managing Member, founded Barnhart Law PLC in March, 2009, after practicing law for more than 30 years at large law firms, including most recently 12 and one-half years as a Partner at the law firm of Holland & Knight LLP.

Barnhart Law PLC is a niche law firm that concentrates its practice in business law matters, with an industry focus that frequently involves technology and internet law matters and renewable energy transactions. The firm currently represents Scandinavian, European and U.S. corporate clients in industries including information & communications technology, renewable energy (wind and solar), SMS/ MMS text messaging, internet businesses, and medical and safety technology, among others, in both cross-border and U.S. transactions and contractual matters.

In more than 30 years of practice, Ms. Barnhart has handled, as lead attorney, many substantial international and domestic mergers & acquisitions, wind energy project financings, solar energy development and supply agreements, joint ventures, securities offerings, venture capital investments, corporate reorganizations, distributorships, licensing, internet and technology law matters, and other commercial, securities, and financial transactions for U.S., Scandinavian, European and Latin American corporate clients.

Ms. Barnhart is fluent in English, Spanish and Norwegian, and conversant in Swedish and Danish. She is licensed to practice law in the States of Florida, New York, Texas and Minnesota.

She founded Barnhart Law PLC in order to continue providing her U.S. and international clients the same service they were receiving at a large law firm, but at the lower billing rate and greater flexibility for individualized service and personal attention permitted by a niche law firm with lower overhead.

Practice Areas
  • Business Law
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Law
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Florida
Minnesota
New York
Texas
Languages
  • Danish: Spoken
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Norwegian: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
  • Swedish: Spoken
Professional Experience
Attorney At Law, Managing Member
Barnhart Law PLC
- Current
Partner
Holland & Knight LLP
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Attorney
Coudert Brothers and private practice, New York, New York and Fulbright & Jaworski LLP, Houston, TX and London, England
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Associate Attorney
Leonard, Street & Deinard and Minneapolis Teachers Retirement Fund Association
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Judicial Law Clerk to The Hon. Walter Rogosheske, Justice
Minnesota Supreme Court
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Education
University of Minnesota Law School
J.D. | Law
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Honors: J.D. Cum Laude; Top 10% of Class; Order of The Coif.
Activities: Minnesota Law Review; Instructor of Legal Writing & Research.
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
B.A. (1974) | Political Science & Spanish
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Honors: B.A. Summa Cum Laude; Phi Beta Kappa; Silver Medal of The Royal Society For Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures & Commerce, London, England.
Activities: Elected Student Senator & Vice President For Legislative Affairs, Universiy Student Government.
Awards
Silver Medal Recipient and Fellow 1974 to date.
Royal Society For The Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures, and Commerce, London England.
Professional Associations
The Florida Bar
Member
- Current
New York State Bar # 2150670
Member
- Current
Association of The Bar of The City of New York (New York City Bar Association)
Member
- Current
Activities: Member and Officer, Committees on Corporation Law, Securities Law, Inter-American Affairs, and Lectures and Continuing Education.
Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce
Member
- Current
International Bar Association
Member
- Current
Texas State Bar
Member
- Current
Norwegian-American Chamber of Commerce
Member
- Current
Minesota State Bar Association & Hennepin County Bar Association
Member
- Current
American Bar Association
Member
- Current
Activities: Member, International Law Section, Business Law Section, Cyberlaw Committee.
Websites & Blogs
Website
Website
Contact & Map
Barnhart Law PLC
401 East Las Olas Blvd., Suite 1400
Bank of America Plaza
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
USA
Telephone: (954) 545-4994