Rammy G. Barbari is a partner at the forefront of Price Benowitz‘s federal white-collar practice group, leveraging his extensive experience as a seasoned trial attorney. With a remarkable portfolio of hundreds of bench and jury trials, Rammy leads the strategic direction of the practice group, driving revenue growth, streamlining internal processes, and overseeing caseloads and personnel management.

Renowned for his adept handling of cases from start to finish, Rammy embodies a mastery of complex problem-solving, legal analysis, negotiation, risk assessment, and meticulous attention to detail. His proven track record in developing and executing trial and plea strategies has resulted in numerous successful outcomes across a spectrum of high-stakes matters.

Before joining Price Benowitz, Rammy distinguished himself as a state prosecutor in Fairfax County, Virginia, where he spearheaded comprehensive criminal prosecutions, ranging from violent and gang-related offenses to intricate financial and narcotics cases. His diverse legal background also includes serving as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Claude M. Hilton at the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, where he refined his expertise in federal motions and trial practice.

During his tenure in law school, Rammy’s commitment to excellence was evident through various roles, including judicial clerkships and internships at the Indiana Supreme Court and the Department of Homeland Security’s Office of General Counsel. Prior to his legal career, Rammy excelled in business development, leading the proposals department for an international private security firm in the United Arab Emirates, where he secured contracts totaling over $500 million.

A proud graduate of the Virginia Military Institute and the Indiana University Maurer School of Law, Rammy’s passion extends beyond the courtroom. He is deeply committed to mentoring diverse young lawyers and aspiring law students, guiding them through the intricacies of the legal profession. Proficient in Arabic and Spanish, Rammy finds joy in family time, spending leisurely Sundays with his two children and cherishing date nights with his beloved wife.

Philosophy and Approach

Rammy’s philosophy is rooted in three guiding principles, reflective of his educational journey and professional experience: meticulous attention to detail, strategic foresight, and unwavering compassion. 

With a keen focus on detail, Rammy’s strategic approach to each case is informed by a holistic understanding of its complexities and nuances. His ability to discern the motivations and biases of all involved parties, coupled with a nuanced understanding of human dynamics, is instrumental in shaping his success.

Drawing from a diverse background that includes military education, federal judicial clerkship, and prosecutorial experience, Rammy has honed a unique eye for detail, recognizing its pivotal role in every aspect of legal practice. He dedicates himself to mastering the intricacies of language and argumentation, recognizing the profound impact that precision and clarity can have in presenting facts to juries and judges.

Beyond his legal acumen, Rammy’s most profound asset lies in his compassion. Informed by his global experiences, where he has witnessed firsthand the plight of those in poverty and conflict zones, Rammy brings a deep understanding of human struggle to his practice. This empathy enables him to forge genuine connections with his clients, guiding them through the legal process with empathy and understanding.

In essence, Rammy’s philosophy is a testament to his holistic approach to the practice of law, where meticulous attention to detail, strategic foresight, and genuine compassion converge to serve the best interests of his clients and uphold the principles of justice and fairness.


Bar Admissions

  • Virginia
  • District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern and Western Districts of Virginia
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland (pro hac)
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit


  • Super Lawyers Washington D.C. Rising Stars, 2024
  • National Trial Lawyers Top 40 under 40, 2023
  • Arab America Foundation Top 40 under 40, 2021


  • J.D. – Indiana University – Bloomington, Maurer School of Law, 2014
  • B.A. – Virginia Military Institute, Distinguished Graduate with Institute Honors, 2009

Professional Memberships

  • Federal Bar Association
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
    • National Arab American Bar Association
  • National Trial Lawyers
  • American Bar Association
  • Fairfax Bar Association


  • Advisory Board Member: Virginia Governor Ralph S. Northam – Office of New Americans – 2020-2022
  • Panelist – Lunch and Learn Series, Secretary of the Commonwealth Gubernatorial Appointment Process – 2021
  • Keynote Speaker: Montgomery College, Career & Communications Studies Symposium – 2018
  • Member – I.U. Maurer School of Law Young Alumni Steering Committee – 2014 – 2023