News & Press

BMM Employees Run With Heart

BMM employees participated in the 2019 Wall Street Run & Heart Walk on May 16, 2019 (Partner Mark Collesano and Associates Marissa Steiner and Claire Huynh pictured below). The event successfully fundraised $98,495! The Wall Street Run & Heart Walk is a 3-mile run/walk, hosted by the American Heart Association, designed to engage NYC corporations […]

Summary Judgment Granted In A Slip-And-Fall Case

The firm’s New Jersey office successfully argued a Summary Judgment Motion in Burlington County. The Court found that there was no genuine issue as to any material fact and that plaintiff failed to establish a claim of negligence against our client. This action stemmed from a slip-and-fall which occurred on the premises of a condominium […]

SCOTUS Limits The “Bare Metal” Defense

In Air & Liquid Sys. Corp. et al., v. DeVries et al., No. 17-1104 (March 19, 2019) the United States Supreme Court recently ruled that under federal maritime law, product manufacturers are liable for asbestos-containing materials they did not make, distribute or install but were needed for their equipment to function. This 6-3 decision came […]

Firm Wins Summary Judgment For Client In Personal Injury Action

The firm’s White Plains office won a summary judgment motion on behalf of a client. Plaintiff commenced this personal injury action against our client, Arlington Central School District, alleging that the 6-year old Plaintiff was injured while playing on the school’s playground during recess. Plaintiff claimed that our client, failed to properly supervise and protect […]

International Women’s Day & Women in Law

International Women’s Day is celebrated around the world every March 8, to honor the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. International Women’s Day took root in the 1900s and continues to inspire people to celebrate the achievements of women in history and advocate for greater gender parity. Barry McTiernan & Moore is committed […]

Firm Wins Summary Judgment In Difficult Jurisdiction

The New York City Asbestos Litigation is considered one of the toughest jurisdictions for defendants to litigate asbestos cases.  Rarely are motions for summary judgment successful.  A defendant must first establish its entitlement to summary judgment before the burden shifts to plaintiff.  In most cases, the supervising Judge Manuel Mendez has denied motions for summary […]

Partner Announcement

Barry McTiernan & Moore LLC is pleased to announce that it has promoted to the firm partnership associate Patrick W. Kenny. As the practice of law becomes increasingly competitive, our newest partner has demonstrated that he has the legal skills, client focus, and business acumen necessary to succeed as a partner at Barry McTiernan & […]

Partner Alex R. Malino Named Certified Litigation Management Professional by the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance

Alex R. Malino, a partner of Barry McTiernan & Moore LLC, Manhattan office, has successfully completed the extensive requirements of the Litigation Management Institute and has been awarded the prestigious designation of Certified Litigation Management Professional (CLMP) by the Claims & Litigation Management Alliance (CLM). This Institute, hosted at Loyola University Chicago School of Law, […]

Suzanne M. Halbardier To Speak At Perrin Conferences’ 2018 “Cutting-Edge Issues In Asbestos Litigation Conference”

Barry McTiernan & Moore’s co-managing partner Suzanne M. Halbardier will be a featured speaker at Perrin Conferences’ Cutting-Edge Issues in Asbestos Litigation Conference. Over her 35 years of toxic-tort litigation on behalf of many different companies, including manufacturers, distributors, suppliers, contractors and property owners, Ms. Halbardier has participated in over 100 asbestos health trials in […]

Adverse Decision Reversed

The firm is proud to announce that an adverse decision on a motion for summary judgment, drafted by Patrick W. Kenny, in a declaratory judgment action in Supreme Court, Kings County, that was on appeal was reversed by the Appellate Division, Second Department, finding that the subcontractor’s insurance carrier owed contractual indemnification and defense costs to the […]

2017 New York Super Lawyers

The firm is proud to announce that Paul McTiernan and Suzanne Halbardier have once again both been selected for inclusion to 2017 New York Super Lawyers – Metro Edition. The firm is also proud to announce that Associate Anna Hadjitheodosiou was selected as a 2017 Super Lawyer Rising Star for the New York metro area, […]

Defense Verdict Alert!

We are pleased to announce that the firm has obtained a defense verdict in an asbestos case tried in New York City, a very difficult jurisdiction for defendants. Charles Zammit claimed he was exposed to asbestos and alleged his lung cancer and asbestosis were wrongfully caused by asbestos. The jury concluded that his cancer was […]