Barry McTiernan & Moore is pleased to announce it has elected Cara Manz to the firm Partnership, effective January 1, 2021. Cara Manz has demonstrated that she has the legal skills, client orientation and business insight to succeed as a partner at Barry, McTiernan & Moore.
Cara Manz has a broad range of experience in both practicing law and managing the New Jersey office. Ms. Manz is recognized by her peers and was selected to Super Lawyers Rising Stars in 2018, 2019, and 2021. Her experience extends across several of the firm’s practice areas, including Insurance Coverage; Insurance Defense, Premise, Auto and Products Liability; Professional Liability and Employment Law; and Property Damage. Ms. Manz has played a leading role in many of the firm’s victories in recent years, on behalf of carriers, commercial businesses, homeowners associations, property management companies, and various contractors. Most recently, Ms. Manz won a pre-answer motion to dismiss Plaintiff’s Complaint in New Jersey, based upon theories of res judicata, collateral estoppel and the entire controversy doctrine as well as a Motion to Enforce Settlement in Queens County, New York, arguing various principles of contract law. Ms. Manz actively performs pro bono work in Monmouth County. She has been with the firm’s New Jersey office since 2013.