Bryant D. Barber

Bryant D. Barber

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602.734.3818 fax
201 East Washington Street
Suite 1200
Phoenix, AZ 85004

Bryant Barber is a Partner in Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP’s Structured Finance Group, concentrating primarily in municipal and tribal capital markets. He has extensive experience in debt financing, including related areas of state and federal securities and tax law, and private-public partnerships. Long recognized for his ability to craft creative solutions to complex problems, Mr. Barber is frequently called upon for assistance by indenture trustees and tribal gaming authorities to restructure distressed transactions.

Mr. Barber has lectured and chaired panels on trust and default administration for the National Association of Bond Lawyers and the American Bar Association. He served as Chair of the Bond Attorney’s Workshop for 2016.

Memberships & Affiliations

  • National Association of Bond Lawyers, Chair, 2016 Bond Attorneys Workshop
  • Valley Leadership, Member, 1990-1991
  • Stanford Law School, Board Member, 1990-1992
  • Phoenix Urban League, Director, 1990-1992
  • Bank of America Community Advisory Committee, Member, 1993-1994
  • State of Arizona Housing Commission, 2000 Chairman, 1996-2000 Commissioner, 1996-2000
  • American Bar Association AOP Subgrants Committee, Vice Chairman
  • State Bar of Arizona Minorities in the Profession Committee, Member
  • Executive Council Young Lawyers Division, Chairperson
  • Arizona State Bar Long Range Planning Committee, Member
  • Arizona Housing Commission, Chairman
  • Arizona Commerce and Economic Development Commission, Former member


  • Martindale-Hubbell - "AV/Preeminent Attorney" Rating
  • The Best Lawyers in America - Municipal Law and Public Finance Law, 2008-2021
  • The Best Lawyers in America - Lawyer of the Year - Municipal Law, 2012, 2016, 2018-2020
  • Southwest Super Lawyers - Corporate and Securities Law, Bonds/Government Finance, 2007, 2010-2012
  • AZ Business Magazine - Top Lawyers - Public Finance, and Securities and Corporate Finance, 2010, 2012

Other Info


J.D., Stanford Law School, 1984
B.A., University of Arizona, 1981

Bar Admissions

Arizona, 1984