Barry Goheen


King & Spalding

Barry Goheen is a partner in King & Spalding’s Litigation Practice Group, and leads the firm’s privacy litigation practice.  He focuses on consumer class actions and data breach and privacy litigation.  He has been lead or co-counsel in dozens of class actions and individual cases in all aspects of privacy-related litigation, including actions arising from data breaches, employee background screening, and consumer credit/identity theft such as the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, the Fair Credit Reporting Act and its Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act amendment, and the Equal Credit Opportunity Act. 

Mr. Goheen has served as lead or co-counsel in over 25 privacy-based class actions in state and federal courts, including over 20 class actions against consumer reporting agency alleging violations of Fair Credit Reporting Act, representing such clients as SunTrust Banks, Shell, Countrywide, Equifax, Bank of America,  and Capital One.