A former Assistant Attorney General for the State of New York, Barry represents product manufacturers and industry trade associations in litigation, regulatory and legislative matters. He has defended clients in complex product liability matters involving medical, scientific, and other technical issues in courts throughout the country. His experience includes representing clients in cases involving questions of disease causation and addiction.
Barry also represents clients in food and drug law matters involving federal regulation and federal agencies, including the Food and Drug Administration and the Federal Trade Commission. He similarly works with clients on a wide variety of regulatory matters before state agencies and departments.
In addition to working with clients to avoid or resolve litigation or regulatory issues, Barry also engages on federal and state legislative matters. In doing so, he meets with legislators and staff, and other public officials on matters of concern to clients.
Before Fox Rothschild
Prior to joining Fox Rothschild, Barry was a partner at a boutique litigation and corporate law firm in New York City. As an Assistant Attorney General for the State of New York, he was a speechwriter for the Attorney General and also represented the city as trial counsel in a variety of litigation matters. Among the cases he handled successfully in this role was the representation of New York in a landmark desegregation case in federal court.
While in law school, Barry worked as a legislative aide to U.S. Senator Christopher J. Dodd of Connecticut.