Barry is a partner in the firm's Telecommunications practice group. He focuses his practice on the representation of broadcasters, common carriers, enterprise customers, communications lenders, broadcast talent and televisions program producers. Barry is experienced in a broad range of telecommunications issues including new technologies; telephone service agreements; acquisitions and divestitures; and debtor/creditor rights involving telecommunications ventures.

Prior to joining the firm, Barry was a partner at Semmes, Bowen & Semmes, in Washington, D.C., from 1990 to 1995; and a partner at Wilner & Scheiner, in Washington, D.C., from 1979 to 1990. He was also a trial lawyer at the U.S. Department of Justice, Criminal Division, from 1977 to 1979; and a staff lawyer at the Chamber of Commerce of the U.S., Antitrust and Trade Regulation Section, from 1975 to 1977, both in Washington, D.C.

  • “CPSC Demands Effective Compliance Programs,” Thompson Hine Product Liability eNewsletter, Fall 2015
  • Co-author, "Transactional Work in the Telecommunications Arena," Inside the Minds: Telecommunications Client Strategies, June 2008
  • "The Effect of Petroleum Divestiture on Price and Supply," The Future of American Oil, 1976
  • Book review, Ling: The Rise, Fall and Return of a Texas Titan, 1973
  • Co-author, "Consumer Redress Through the Small Claims Court: A Model Consumer of Justice Act," Industry & Communications Law Review, 1977
  • AV® Preeminent Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
Professional and Civic

Professional Associations

  • District of Columbia Bar
  • Federal Communications Bar Association

Community Activities

  • Leadership Montgomery, Class of 1995, member

Professional Activities

  • Cable Communications Advisory Committee, Montgomery County, Maryland, past member