Ana Maria Barton is a member of the firm’s international commercial litigation and arbitration team.
Ms. Barton studied international relations at Duke University and went on to obtain her J.D. from the Florida State University College of Law. In law school, Ms. Barton was an active member of the moot court team and won first place overall at the George Washington University Religious Freedom Moot Court Competition. She also served as an articles and notes editor for the Journal of Transnational Law & Policy and clerked for the Honorable Judge James R. Wolf at Florida’s First District Court of Appeal.
Prior to joining Astigarraga Davis, Ms. Barton clerked at the Supreme Court of Puerto Rico for the Honorable Judge Roberto Feliberti Cintrón, an opportunity that arose after earning the third-highest score on the Puerto Rico Bar exam.
A Cuban-American and Miami native, Ms. Barton speaks fluent Spanish. Her professional experience ranges from litigating issues of forum non conveniens to representing the D&Os of failed banking institutions against claims of personal liability brought by the FDIC. Licensed to practice law in both common law and civil code jurisdictions, Ms. Barton’s background and experience bring a unique set of skills to the table when it comes to representing Astigarraga Davis’ clients in domestic and international disputes.