Barry McTiernan & Moore LLC is full-service defense litigation firm. Since 1930, BMM has represented Fortune 500 companies and their insureds in complex, high-exposure cases. The firm handles general liability claims across various practice areas including construction defect, employer liability, medical malpractice, premises liability, and products liability. Over the last few decades, BMM has emerged as a leader in toxic tort and environmental litigation. We specialize in the defense of asbestos, talcum powder, benzene, silica, lead poisoning and chemical exposures.

Our team delivers nuanced perspectives to elevate strategy and surface highly effective solutions. We are committed to efficiently and effectively advancing the interests of our clients and arriving at the best results.

BMM is dedicated to building a diverse workforce and creating an inclusive environment where everyone can thrive. We offer challenging and rewarding career opportunities while focusing on professional and personal development. We provide unique training, benefits, and resources to ensure our team members are equipped with the tools to succeed.

Current Openings

Spring 2021 Law Clerk

(Manhattan, NY)

Barry McTiernan & Moore’s Manhattan office is currently seeking a Spring 2021 Law Clerk in our Toxic Tort Department.

Barry McTiernan & Moore’s Law Clerk program is designed to provide the clerk with hands-on training in a real-work environment of a regional firm. We equip our clerks with career skills to enable them to more effectively understand insurance defense litigation. We value collaboration and diversity among our staff and seek to make the practice of law a rewarding experience.


  • Support Attorney in toxic tort/asbestos litigation
  • Collaborate with attorneys on complicated legal issues
  • Conduct complex legal research and discovery investigation
  • Draft memos and review legal documents
  • Prepare for and attend client meetings, depositions, and court appearances


  • Must be enrolled in an ABA accredited law school
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize and manage workload and meet deadlines within a fast-paced environment
  • Prior law firm/judicial internship or related internship experience is a plus
  • Please note this position is for an hourly wage only, 2-4 days per week (maximum of 20 hours)
How to Apply

Barry McTiernan & Moore is a firm which focuses their commitment to both our clients and employees! Please consider joining our team by sending a pdf-formatted resume and cover letter including salary expectation to

We are committed to cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity as a fundamental value. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Barry McTiernan & Moore is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to a congenial work environment in which all individuals are treated with respect and dignity. Each individual has the right to work in a professional atmosphere that promotes equal opportunities and prohibits discriminatory practices. The firm does not discriminate as to race, creed, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, citizenship status, sexual orientation or affectional preference. The firm has never been declared in default or been penalized for failure to comply with any civil rights law.

It is our policy to train and promote from within the office and thus, as to those employees who have proven themselves on the job and/or who have sought additional education, they have been accorded significant positions of responsibility. At present, our bookkeeper, billing personnel and three paralegals began with entry-level positions. When hiring we actively seek and employ qualified minority applicants.