Favorite Quote:

Aut Viam Inveniam Aut Facia “I will either find a way or make one.

– Roman General (defeating Hannibal) – Scipio.

Honor and Awards:

SuperLawyers 2014 Thomson Reuters Ranked top 5% best Corporate Securities Lawyer in NYC metro.
Best CEO 2015 Recognize as top CEO in the US under 40.

Publications:

“The Use of Finders in the Securities Industries” NY Law published 2011 Available on Amazone Sunny J. Barkats, Esq. LLM

Professional Affiliation:

American Bar Association – ABA – 2005

Rate:

$450/hour

Langauges:

English (Fluent)
French (Native)
Hebrew (Native)

Personal Interest/ Hobbies:

Deep Sea Diving – 1993

Professional Experience:

J S Barkats Pllc New York, NY November 2011- March 2019 Partner- Founder
Founder a Boutique law firm with offices in NYC. Corporate Securities Capital Market Attorney. general corporate governance work and ‘33 and‘34 Act.

Herzfeld & Rubin, P.C. New York, NY
Partner Leading the Securities/Capital Markets Group. September 2010- August 2011
Member responsible for building and growing the Securities & Capital Markets practice group in the New York office of Herzfeld & Rubin, P.C. principally representing publicly traded emerging growth and established companies.

Haynes and Boone, LLP, New York, NY
Corporate and Securities Attorney Associate, August 2008-September 2010
Large international firm represented and advised companies with capital market transactions, mergers and acquisitions, and lending. Represented fortune 500 publicly traded entities with regard to SEC regulations.

Gersten Savage LLP, New York, NY (firm was acquired by SRFF in 2014) Corporate and Securities Attorney, Associate September 2003 – August 2008
Represented and advised companies with capital market transactions, mergers and acquisitions, and lending.

Honorable Justice Conrad B. Duberstein,
Chief Justice of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court Eastern District. Brooklyn, NY Law Clerk, May 2002 – June 2003

Joseph S. Barkats, Esq

Practice Areas:

 

Attorneys’ Fee Collection

 

 

General Commercial Disputes

 

 

Diamond Industry

 

 

Blockchain & Crypto ADR

 

Real Estate Broker

 

Other:

  • Real Estate Disputes
  • Other Securities Disputes

Education/Degrees:

PON ADR certified
Harvard School Of Law ADR / PON Certific, 2003

L.LM Banking and Securities Law
Boston University School of Law, 2003

J.D Private law
Avignon Pontet School of Law France, 2001

Certifications:

PON / ADR certied Arbitrator Neutral
NYSAA Certified trainned Neutral Mediator

About Myself:

M. Barkats, Esq., is a creative eclectic corporate and securities attorney, and a crowdfunding
pioneer. Joseph Barkats is also the founder of JS Barkats, a firm that made its marks in Crowdfunding and lead the way with Regulation A+ in the US.
A NYC top rated securities law firm who has pioneered in crowdfunding since its inception and has completed successfully multiple Reg. A and Reg. A+ offerings for multi-millions of dollars. Mr. Barkats wrote the legal Manual “The Use of Finders in the Securities Industry.” 2010 a booklet largely used by bankers and securities professional as well as FINRA Examiners.
Mr. Barkats principal experience has been in private placements, mergers, acquisitions and dispositions, SEC compliance, public offerings, general 1993 & 1934 Act matters and strategic business relationships. Mr. Barkats was recognized by Superlawyers as top 5% best corporate securities attorney in NY Metro in 2014.
He graduated Boston University School of Law in 2003 with an L.LM in Securities and Financial Law , with a Master (Maitrise en Droit) at law form Avignon Ponte School of Law in France in 2000 with a major in Banking Law and comparative financial law. Mr. Barkats has been active in many ADR proceedings resolving those in equity and based on the law.

Joseph S. Barkats, Esq

Practice Areas:

 

Attorneys’ Fee Collection

 

 

General Commercial Disputes

 

 

Diamond Industry

 

 

Blockchain & Crypto ADR

 

Real Estate Broker

 

Other:

  • Real Estate Disputes
  • Other Securities Disputes

Education/Degrees:

PON ADR certified
Harvard School Of Law ADR / PON Certific, 2003

L.LM Banking and Securities Law
Boston University School of Law, 2003

J.D Private law
Avignon Pontet School of Law France, 2001

Favorite Quote:

Aut Viam Inveniam Aut Facia “I will either find a way or make one.

Honor and Awards:

SuperLawyers 2014 Thomson Reuters Ranked top 5% best Corporate Securities Lawyer in NYC metro.
Best CEO 2015 Recognize as top CEO in the US under 40.

Publications:

“The Use of Finders in the Securities Industries” NY Law published 2011 Available on Amazone Sunny J. Barkats, Esq. LLM

Certifications:

PON / ADR certied Arbitrator Neutral
NYSAA Certified trainned Neutral Mediator

Professional Affiliation:

American Bar Association – ABA – 2005

Rate:

$450/hour

Langauges:

French (Fluent)
French (Native)
Hebrew (Native)

Personal Interest/ Hobbies:

Deep Sea Diving – 1993

Professional Experience:

J S Barkats Pllc New York, NY November 2011- March 2019 Partner- Founder
Founder a Boutique law firm with offices in NYC. Corporate Securities Capital Market Attorney. general corporate governance work and ‘33 and‘34 Act.

Herzfeld & Rubin, P.C. New York, NY
Partner Leading the Securities/Capital Markets Group. September 2010- August 2011
Member responsible for building and growing the Securities & Capital Markets practice group in the New York office of Herzfeld & Rubin, P.C. principally representing publicly traded emerging growth and established companies.

Haynes and Boone, LLP, New York, NY
Corporate and Securities Attorney Associate, August 2008-September 2010
Large international firm represented and advised companies with capital market transactions, mergers and acquisitions, and lending. Represented fortune 500 publicly traded entities with regard to SEC regulations.

Gersten Savage LLP, New York, NY (firm was acquired by SRFF in 2014) Corporate and Securities Attorney, Associate September 2003 – August 2008
Represented and advised companies with capital market transactions, mergers and acquisitions, and lending.

Honorable Justice Conrad B. Duberstein,
Chief Justice of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court Eastern District. Brooklyn, NY Law Clerk, May 2002 – June 2003

About Myself:

M. Barkats, Esq., is a creative eclectic corporate and securities attorney, and a crowdfunding
pioneer. Joseph Barkats is also the founder of JS Barkats, a firm that made its marks in Crowdfunding and lead the way with Regulation A+ in the US.
A NYC top rated securities law firm who has pioneered in crowdfunding since its inception and has completed successfully multiple Reg. A and Reg. A+ offerings for multi-millions of dollars. Mr. Barkats wrote the legal Manual “The Use of Finders in the Securities Industry.” 2010 a booklet largely used by bankers and securities professional as well as FINRA Examiners.
Mr. Barkats principal experience has been in private placements, mergers, acquisitions and dispositions, SEC compliance, public offerings, general 1993 & 1934 Act matters and strategic business relationships. Mr. Barkats was recognized by Superlawyers as top 5% best corporate securities attorney in NY Metro in 2014.
He graduated Boston University School of Law in 2003 with an L.LM in Securities and Financial Law , with a Master (Maitrise en Droit) at law form Avignon Ponte School of Law in France in 2000 with a major in Banking Law and comparative financial law. Mr. Barkats has been active in many ADR proceedings resolving those in equity and based on the law.