Michael C. Barnes, Esq.

Managing Attorney DCBA Law & Policy

In his practice of law, Mr. Barnes provides strategic counsel to businesses, not-for-profits, licensed professionals, fiduciaries, and individuals. He has served as primary legal counsel to national health care service providers, including during start-up and stabilization stages; to international pharmaceutical manufacturers seeking U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval of new drug applications. In his public policy practice, Mr. Barnes advises corporations, health care providers, and national non-profits on issues including prescription drug abuse, medication safety, and pain care. Mr. Barnes obtained his Juris Doctor degree from George Mason University School of Law and was recognized by the Virginia State Bar Family Law Section as Outstanding Law Graduate in the Practice of Family Law. He earned a master’s degree in international economic policy from La Universidad de Belgrano in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He received his bachelor’s degree summa cum laude from Flagler College.