News & Press

Christine Klimczuk Joins The Firm

We are excited to welcome Christine Klimczuk to the Barry McTiernan family. Ms. Klimczuk will be working in the firm’s New Jersey office. Ms. Klimczuk has over 20 years of experience handling complex cases in a variety of areas including, but not limited to, toxic torts, personal injury and product liability litigation. Previously, Ms. Klimczuk was engaged in the […]

New Jersey Appeals Court Rules on Admissibility of Evidence in Proving Apportionment Claims In Asbestos Litigation

On September 11th, 2019, the New Jersey Superior Court ruled that defendants sued in mass tort asbestos litigation may offer into evidence statements of settled co-defendants’ as statements against interest in establishing a prima facie case for apportionment of fault. Reversing the Appellate Division and reinstating the trial court’s holding, a unanimous New Jersey Superior […]

Bridge Prep Charter School, NY’s First and Only Public School Designed to Meet Needs to Students with Language-Based Learning Difficulties, Opens In Staten Island

Bridge Prep Charter School is New York State’s first and only public school specifically designed to meet the needs of students with dyslexia and other language-based learning difficulties. Bridge Prep is a literacy-focused elementary school designed to ensure that all students, especially those struggling with literacy, gain the skills and confidence to meet their full […]

BMM Bowling Summer Event

Last week, Barry McTiernan & Moore employees took a trip to Times Square to take over the bowling alleys. Employees enjoyed a day of relaxation and friendly competition. We hope everyone enjoyed the day bowling! Throughout the year, BMM sponsors a variety of social events providing employees the opportunity to get to know each other […]

BMM Sponsors Middletown PBA 124’s Annual Golf Outing

Barry McTiernan & Moore was a proud sponsor of the Middletown, NJ Policemen’s Benevolent Association Local 124 Annual Golf Outing last week on August 9, 2019. The Middletown Township Policemen’s Benevolent Association Local 124 is a non-profit organization representing the officers of the Middletown Township Police Department. The Middletown Township PBA 124 is committed to […]

BMM Annual Fishing Trip

This past weekend, Barry McTiernan & Moore hosted it’s annual fishing trip. This year we fished off the coast of Rockaway Beach. We escaped the 102 degree temperatures and enjoyed the sea breeze. Our employees caught sea bass, flukes, porgies, and searobins. Luckily, this year no one caught tires or boots. Despite our best efforts, […]

Claire Rush Joins Manhattan Office As a Partner

We are excited to announce that Claire Rush is joining Barry McTiernan & Moore’s Manhattan office as a partner. Ms. Rush is a trial attorney who specializes in the defense of high exposure personal injury actions. She has received a Preeminent AV rating of 5.0 / 5.0 from Martindale- Hubbell and has been identified as […]

Summary Judgment Granted In Slip-And-Fall Case

The firm’s New Jersey office successfully obtained Summary Judgment in our client’s favor in Hudson County, New Jersey. This action stemmed from personal injuries allegedly sustained by Plaintiff when he slipped and fell at a store in New Jersey. While walking in the store, Plaintiff walked through a puddle of water on the floor which […]

Welcome Summer 2019 Interns and Law Clerks

We have finally concluded our rigorous search for summer interns and law clerks. This year, we are welcoming four students to work at the Manhattan office and two students to work at the New Jersey office. Thanks to everyone who submitted an application. It was great to see such an incredible number of responses! Each […]

Summary Judgment Granted In Contractual Indemnification Case

The firm’s Manhattan office successfully argued a Summary Judgment Motion in New York County. The Court additionally found that our client was entitled to contractual indemnification from the second third-party defendant. Pursuant to the Order, our client is entitled to reimbursement of a settlement with plaintiffs in excess of $3 million plus over three years […]

Ryan Rayder Joins Barry McTiernan & Moore

We are excited to welcome our new associate Ryan D. Rayder whose practice focuses in defense of labor law and other construction-related cases. Ryan has joined our general litigation practice as an associate in the firm’s Manhattan office. Ryan received his Juris Doctorate from St. John’s University School of Law. We are thrilled to have […]

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 […]

Marissa Steiner Joins Barry McTiernan & Moore

We are excited to welcome our new associate Marissa Steiner whose practice focuses in product liability and mass toxic tort litigation. Marissa has extensive experience defending product manufacturers, distributors, suppliers and their insurers in cases involving high risk exposures to asbestos and cosmetic talcum powder products, acting as National Coordinating Counsel and local counsel throughout New […]

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 […]