Provided by David Barry
Dave Barry is Pierce Atwood’s Managing Partner; he was previously Chair of Litigation Group and head of Government Investigations and White Collar Criminal Defense practice. Dave regularly manages complex business litigation in federal and state courts and has extensive experience assisting clients with government enforcement and compliance matters involving potential criminal penalties. Dave's practice includes representing corporate and individual clients (directors, officers, and other employees) in connection with internal investigations and federal and state criminal and regulatory investigations and enforcement matters, including U.S. Department of Justice and Securities and Exchange Commission investigations, banking and financial crimes, environmental crimes and health care fraud.
Dave was named "Lawyer of the Year" in Portland, Maine by The Best Lawyers in America® for Bet-the-Company Litigation in 2018 and 2021; for Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy) in 2017; and for White Collar Criminal Defense in 2015, 2016, and 2020. Since 2013, he has been named a "Local Litigation Star" in Maine by Benchmark Litigation.
Maine State and Cumberland County Bar Associations; Maine Trial Lawyers Association.
J.D. (cum laude), University of Notre Dame Law School; B.A., Williams College.
David Barry serves as the firm's managing partner, and draws on longstanding experience in civil disputes, regulatory proceedings and white-collar criminal defense mandates. He continues to provide expert counsel to corporate entities and individuals.
"Dave is a true senior statesman - he is wise, thoughtful and has exceptional judgment and we seek his counsel in some of our most sensitive and complicated matters."