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John A. Barrett

Attorney (Retired)

Current Position

Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
Houston, TX 77010-3095

Class: II (1991)Circuit: Fifth


University of Kansas, B.S. (1960)
University of Texas, LL.B. (1963)
Admitted to Texas Bar (1963)
Admitted to District of Columbia Bar (1990)

Professional Career

Senior Partner (1972-07), Of Counsel, Fulbright & Jaworski (2007-09)
Managing Partner-London office, Fulbright & Jaworski (1986-89)
Associate, Fulbright & Jaworski (1963-71)


National Bankruptcy Conference (1975-)
American Law Institute (1975-), Advisor, International Insolvency Project, Advisor, Amendment to Article 8 U.C.C.
American Bar Association, Business Bankruptcy Committee: Past Chair and Council; Council Member,, Section on Banking & Business Law; Chair, Foreign Investment Committee, International Law Section; and Council Member, International Law Section
International Bar Association, Business Law Section; Past Chair, Insolvency & Creditor's Rights Committee; Council Member, Section of Business Law; Council on Foreign Relations
Delegate for the U.S. State Department to UNCITRAL for the Model Law on Cross-Border Insolvency
International Insolvency Institute, Director (1998-); Chair of the Board of Governors (2001-)
College of Commercial Arbitrators, Fellow (2010-)


"Environmental Issues in Insolvency Proceedings," International Bar Association Series (Kluwer Law International) 1998
"Model International Insolvency Cooperation Act," International Bar Association General Meeting-Helsinki 1989 Originator and Co-author
Norton Annual Survey of Bankruptcy Law 1994- International Co-editor
Norton Bankruptcy Law and Practice 1993 Contributing editor
Turnarounds and Workouts, 1991 International Bankruptcy Practising Law Institute