Debbie Barbier helps people and companies that are facing extremely difficult circumstances. Barbier is a former federal prosecutor with a wealth of actual courtroom experience. She defends companies and individuals who are facing a wide range of criminal charges or are involved in high stakes civil litigation.
Having served as the former head of the White Collar Crime division, the Qui Tam division, and the Asset Forfeiture divisions in the United States Attorney’s Office in the District of South Carolina, Barbier has spent her career dealing with federal, state, and local law enforcement. She has litigated matters involving white collar crimes including health care fraud, mortgage fraud, wire and mail fraud, securities fraud, bank fraud, drug diversion, immigration, public corruption, racketeering, and tax evasion. With her vast experiences, she can help people and companies deal with the stress and distractions inherent in a federal or state investigation.
Barbier is a Fellow in the American College of Trial Lawyers, reserved for lawyers with 15 years or more of trial experience and the highest standards of ethical conduct and professionalism. She is a recipient of the Compleat Lawyer Award, which is the most prestigious award that a USC law graduate can receive. She has been selected for the past five years to be included in the Best Lawyers in America for her work in two areas: White Collar Criminal Defense and General Criminal Defense. In 2017, Barbier was named to the South Carolina Super Lawyers list, an honor reserved for those lawyers who exhibit excellence in practice.