Barry’s primary emphasis is the counseling and defense of pharmaceutical and medical device companies from early stage through marketed products. He has substantial experience litigating multidistrict litigation and coordinated state court litigation. Barry represents life science and health care companies in attorney general investigation and litigation, and in other civil and criminal actions involving health care fraud and abuse.
Barry’s practice also involves counseling regarding regulatory issues governing clinical trials and compliance in promotional and payor activities. He advises clients regarding regulatory, competitor, compliance and litigation risks presented by the launch of new products and emerging technologies, including in the mobile medical applications and health IT fields.
Barry is a frequent writer and speaker on matters affecting the life sciences industry, including litigation prevention, regulatory compliance and settlement strategies. He is a member of organizations dedicated to the causes of his clients, including the Defense Research Institute and Lawyers for Civil Justice. He also is a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation.
His civic activities have included mentoring a local high school student through the Philadelphia Futures organization, and coaching youth soccer and baseball. He also has served on the executive board of a local religious organization.