112 Westwood Place
Brentwood, TN 37027
J.D., University of California, Los Angeles
Master’s Program, University of Chicago (English Language and Literature)
B.A., with honors, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Barbara Higgins is a Talent Manager working out of the company’s Nashville office. She works with candidates and assists with client assignment coordination across the country.
Prior to joining Counsel On Call, Barbara was a partner of Alston & Bird, LLP (Los Angeles) in the firm’s Environment, Land Use & Natural Resources Group. She began her career as a litigation attorney in both land use and insurance defense. While in law school, she interned for Chief Judge Terry J. Hatter of the United States District Court for the Central District of California.
She earned her B.A. in English literature and narrative writing from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and attended the master’s program in English language and literature at the University of Chicago. Barbara earned her J.D. from the University of California, Los Angeles, where she served as editor of the UCLA Journal of Environmental Law and Policy, was awarded Distinguished Advocate in UCLA Law’s Moot Court Honors Program.
She is licensed to practice law in California and Tennessee and is a member of the Nashville Bar Association, the Lawyers Association for Women, Marion Griffin Chapter, and the Middle Tennessee Paralegal Association.
- Nashville Bar Association
- Lawyers Association for Women, Marion Griffin Chapter
- Middle Tennessee Paralegal Association