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Ian J. Barlow

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Class Action & Mass Torts Attorney in Sacramento, CA

Kershaw, Cook & Talley, PC
401 Watt Avenue, Suite 1
Sacramento, CA 95864
Phone: 916-520-6639
Fax: 916-721-2504
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2022
Selected to Rising Stars: 2015 - 2019
Licensed in California Since: 2009
Practice Areas: Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff, Consumer Law, Employment & Labor: Employee
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Attorney Profile

Attorney Ian J. Barlow is a partner with the law firm of Kershaw, Cook & Talley in Sacramento, California. A highly-rated and versatile lawyer with significant legal experience in complex litigation, Mr. Barlow has achieved notable success representing the rights and interests of a diverse range of clients throughout the state who have legal needs involving any of the following:

Throughout the course of his career, Mr. Barlow has earned a reputation as a tenacious advocate who aggressively pursues the best possible outcomes for his clients. He has extensive experience handling cases against some of the largest corporations in America, recovering millions of dollars in compensation and restitution for those he has served. He has a deep passion for helping those in need, and finds great reward in helping others navigate the legal system under what are often extremely difficult circumstances.

Mr. Barlow is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley and earned his Master of Public Policy degree from the University of California, Los Angeles, Luskin School of Public Affairs, where he received an award of honors from the Department of Public Policy.  He earned his Juris Doctor degree from the University of California, Los Angeles, School of Law.  He is admitted to practice in California and before all federal district courts in the state.

Recognized for his success as an attorney and the exceptional legal counsel he provides, Mr. Barlow has received numerous awards and honors. For the past several years, Sacramento Magazine voted him among the region's top lawyers, and he has earned a reputation as an emerging leader in his field.

A consummate professional, Mr. Barlow is highly active with several local, state and national bar associations, and gives back to the legal community and his local community through the Public Justice Foundation as well as other civic and charitable organizations.

Practice Areas
  • 50%Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff
  • 30%Consumer Law
  • 20%Employment & Labor: Employee
Focus Areas

Class Actions, Consumer Protection, Fraud, Wage & Hour Laws, Whistleblower


3 Years Super Lawyers
5 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2022
  • Rising Stars: 2015 - 2019

About Ian J. Barlow

First Admitted: 2009, California

Professional Webpage:

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Sierra Oaks Neighborhood Association (SONA)
  • Public Justice Foundation
  • Coro Fellows Program in Public Affairs, Coro fellow

Bar/Professional Activity

  • California State Bar
  • Consumer Attorneys of California
  • Federal Bar Association, Sacramento Chapter
  • American Association for Justice
  • American Bar Association, Class Actions and Derivative Suits Committee
  • Sacramento County Bar Association 
  • Asian Pacific Bar Association of Sacramento


  • Top Lawyers, Sacramento Magazine, 2016-2018
  • Department of Public Policy Award, UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs
  • Northern California Rising Stars, Super Lawyers Magazine, 2015-2018

Educational Background

  • UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs, M.P.P., Major: Public Policy
  • University of California, Berkeley, B.A., Major: Rhetoric and Political Science
  • University of California, Los Angeles, School of Law, J.D.

Industry Groups

  • Class Actions
  • Consumer Fraud
  • Mass Torts
  • Whistleblower Lawsuits
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Office Location for Ian J. Barlow

401 Watt Avenue
Suite 1
Sacramento, CA 95864

Phone: 916-520-6639

Fax: 916-721-2504

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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