Lawyer profile for USA 2021
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Securities: Regulation: Enforcement - USA - Nationwide
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Barry is a nationally recognized, veteran securities enforcement defense lawyer, and co-leader of Sidley’s global Securities Enforcement and Regulatory practice. A former SEC senior official, he represents companies and individuals in enforcement matters brought by the Securities and Exchange Commission, Department of Justice, FINRA, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, and state attorneys general, among others. Described as an “A-team player” in Chambers USA, and a “National Practice Area Star” (2021) in Benchmark Litigation, Barry counsels investment banks and other broker-dealers, investment advisers, public companies, accounting firms and senior officials. Before joining Sidley, Barry served as co-head of Enforcement and Associate Regional Director for the SEC’s Northeast Regional Office, among other positions. Also a former SEC Senior Trial Counsel, Barry creates novel and effective strategies to coordinate the defense of regulatory investigations with parallel civil litigation and criminal cases.
Barry is a Trustee for the SEC Historical Society, a Trustee for the Adams Street Foundation, a member of the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations and a member of the White Collar Committee for the New York State Bar. Barry also served as an adjunct professor at Fordham Law School, where he taught a course on insider trading and other securities fraud issues.