John A. Barker

Education

Clerkships

Honorable Priscilla R. Owen, United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit, 2015 – 2016

Honorable Richard J. Sullivan, United States District Court, Southern District of New York, 2014 – 2015

John A. Barker

John A. Barker is an associate in Wachtell Lipton’s Litigation Department.

John received a B.A. summa cum laude in English and Political Science from the University of Massachusetts Amherst in 2011, where he was a member of Phi Beta Kappa. He received his J.D. from Columbia Law School in 2014, where he was a James Kent Scholar, a Harlan Fisk Stone Scholar and senior editor of the Columbia Law Review.

Prior to joining Wachtell Lipton, John served as a law clerk to the Honorable Richard J. Sullivan of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York and as a law clerk to the Honorable Priscilla R. Owen of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.