News & Press

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 […]

Michelle Hou Joins Firm’s New Jersey Office

We are pleased to welcome our new associate, Michelle Hou who has significant experience representing insurance carriers and policyholders in multi-million dollar coverage and defense actions. She previously served as in-house counsel in the coverage and defense offices of a large insurance carrier. She has successfully filed declaratory judgment actions and defended coverage cases involving various […]

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 […]