Assistant: Susan Fibus
Ed’s primary practice areas are in business, contract and real estate law representing clients throughout the world. He also specializes in estate planning, trusts and probate. He has over 30 years of experience in the practice of law and is especially noted for his skill in contract negotiations for local, national and international clients.
He has been admitted to practice in the Oklahoma Supreme Court and all Oklahoma District Courts, as well as the United States District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma. Ed is a member of the Oklahoma County Bar Association and Oklahoma Bar Association. He currently serves as the Chairman of the Committee on Admissions and Grievances for the U. S. District Court, Western District of Oklahoma, and as President of the Historical Society for the United States District Court of the Western District of Oklahoma and Chairman-elect of the Oklahoma City Museum of Art. He is listed in The Best Lawyers in America, Who's Who in American Law and Super Lawyers in Oklahoma and has received The Journal Record Award. He has been honored by the Oklahoma Bar Association as Lawyer of the Month. Ed is involved in several non-profit and charitable organizations in the Oklahoma City community, including the Oklahoma Philharmonic Society, Oklahoma Humanities Council, the Oklahoma City Community Foundation, the Oklahoma City Philharmonic, the Oklahoma City Philharmonic Foundation and the Executive Service Corps of Central Oklahoma. Additionally, Mr. Barth was Chairman of Oklahoma City Citizen Oversight Board for Metropolitan Area Projects from 1994 to 2004 and Past President and Director of Leadership Oklahoma City. Ed has received an AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating by Martindale-Hubbell.
Raised in Oklahoma City, Ed graduated from Yale University in 1959 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree. He received his Juris Doctorate degree in 1962 from the University of Michigan Law School. He was law clerk to Alfred P. Murrah, Chief Judge, U. S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, from 1963 to 1964.