Skawenniio Barnes

Skawenniio Barnes

Skawenniio Barnes
T: (203) 325-5055 - F: (203) 325-5001

Ska Barnes is an associate in the Corporate Group and focuses her practice in the areas of private equity, venture capital and mergers and acquisitions.

Ms. Barnes represents private equity and venture capital funds, as well as private companies, in a wide range of corporate transactions, including growth equity financings, control investments, mergers, acquisitions, dispositions and securities offerings. Ms. Barnes also advises clients on general corporate matters.

Ms. Barnes’ clients are involved in a wide range of industries, including food service, retail, AI, fintech, healthtech and others.

Prior to joining Finn Dixon & Herling, Ms. Barnes was a corporate associate at Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP in New York, where she represented underwriters and issuers in capital markets transactions.


  • Harvard Law School, J.D., 2014
  • Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Master in Public Policy, 2014
  • Yale University, B.A., 2010

Bar Admissions

  • Connecticut, 2017
  • New York, 2014

Associations and Memberships

American Bar Association, Business Law Section

New York City Bar Association

National Native American Bar Association