George H. Barber

Top rated bankruptcy attorney in Dallas, Texas

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
George H. Barber
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

Practice Areas: Bankruptcy, Business litigation; view more

Licensed in Texas since: 1990

Education: Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2007, 2013 - 2019

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

1445 Ross Ave
Suite 3600
Dallas, TX 75202 Visit website


Bradley provides business clients around the world with a full suite of legal services in dozens of industries and practice areas. Bradley works with businesses and commercial entities.


George H. Barber is a bankruptcy and debt attorney at the Dallas, Texas, office of Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP. He puts to use his more than three decades of legal experience and vast knowledge of Texas bankruptcy laws to help his clients wipe their slate clean and start over. He is also well-versed in business litigation, real estate and other banking and financial issues. 

Mr. Barber provides uncompromising and assertive advocacy to customers from multiple industries, including finance, real estate, retail, food outlets, health care, oil and gas, aviation, construction, manufacturing, transportation, power production, municipal finance and telecommunications.

Mr. Barber assists with declaring bankruptcy, foreclosures, restructuring, creditor-debtor issues, liquidation, asset purchases/sales, wage garnishments, debt consolidation, lease terminations, cash collateral use, DIP financing, adequate protection, plans of reorganization and more. He has efficiently tackled multiple jurisdictional issues, active evasions and other kinds of contested matters and adversary proceedings with regard to bankruptcy law, as well as the requisite appeals.

Before Mr. Barber pursued a legal career, he was an investment banker at one of the most renowned banks in Texas. There, he acquired proper credit education and worked for numerous years dealing with industrial and commercial loan workouts, real estate and oil and gas workout proceedings, foreclosures, bankruptcies and associated litigation.

After completing his Bachelor of Business Administration in finance at Texas A&M University in 1992, Mr. Barber graduated cum laude with a doctorate in law from the Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law in 1990. While there, he won the American Jurisprudence Award in Constitutional Law and served as the managing editor of The International Lawyer, a law journal of the American Bar Association.

First licensed to practice in the state courts of Texas in 1990, Mr. Barber was later admitted to the United States Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit and the United States District Court for the Northern, Eastern and Southern Districts of Texas.

Commemorating his achievements, Mr. Barber was top ranked by Chambers and Partners USA in Bankruptcy & Restructuring and rated AV Preeminent* through Martindale-Hubbell.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ falls into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

George H. Barber is a debt relief agent. He helps people file for bankruptcy relief under the Bankruptcy Code.

Practice areas

Bankruptcy: business, Business litigation

Focus areas

Bankruptcy law, Trade secret, Non-compete agreements

  • 90% Bankruptcy: business
  • 10% Business litigation

First Admitted: 1990, Texas

Professional Webpage:

  • Martindale-Hubbell® AV Preeminent Rated
  • Listed in Chambers USA, Bankruptcy/Restructuring, 2015, 2016
  • Listed in Texas Super Lawyers, 2006-2007, 2013-2019
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Texas
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Educational Background:
  • Texas A&M University, B.B.A., Finance, 1982

Office location for George H. Barber

1445 Ross Ave
Suite 3600
Dallas, TX 75202

Phone: 214-807-3851


9 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2007, 2013 - 2019

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