Barb focuses her practice on defending healthcare providers faced with claims of medical malpractice – including doctors, nurses, pharmacists, therapists, dentists, chiropractors, podiatrists, social workers, physician assistants and physical therapists, and entities such as hospitals and nursing homes. She also represents health care providers in licensing actions before their professional boards.

Meagher & Geer offers 75 lawyers in more than 20 practice areas. Founded in Minneapolis in 1929, with additional offices in Phoenix, AZ and Bismarck, ND, Meagher & Geer has earned a reputation as one of the country’s leading litigation defense and insurance coverage firms, receiving assignments from more than 125 U.S. insurance companies, and often from insurers based in London, Canada and Bermuda. The firm regularly represents businesses of all sizes, public entities, non-profit organizations, and individuals.The firm’s attorneys are licensed in many states, including Arizona, California, Georgia, Iowa, Illinois, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, North Dakota, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Virginia, and Wisconsin. Meagher & Geer lawyers have been awarded high rankings in Chambers USA, Martindale, and U.S. News – Best Lawyers®. The firm tries cases, having taken more than 200 cases to verdict in the recent past. The firm also has a robust appellate practice, ensuring our clients’ success in hundreds of cases.

Add Barb’s Best Lawyers 2017 Lawyer of the Year award to many others she has received over the years. These include:

  • Named an Attorney of the Year, Minnesota Lawyer, 2013
  • Named Minneapolis Best Lawyers Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants Lawyer of the Year, 2012
  • Selected for inclusion in the Minnesota Super Lawyers® list, Thomson Reuters, 2003-2016
  • Recognized in the list of Top 100 Super Lawyers, 2010-2016
  • Recognized in the list of Top 50 Women Super Lawyers, 2010-2016
  • Recognized in the list of Top 100 Women Super Lawyers, 2006-2009
  • Awarded the highest possible Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating, AV Preeminent ™