Our Firm

Barry McTiernan & Moore LLC is a full-service defense litigation firm. Since 1930, the firm has represented Fortune 500 companies and their insureds in complex, high-exposure litigation. Barry McTiernan & Moore LLC handles general liability claims across various practice areas including construction-related litigation, sexual assault and discrimination, employer liability, commercial transportation, subrogation, and property damage matters. Barry McTiernan & Moore LLC also has a storied history defending mass toxic tort and environmental matters involving asbestos, talcum powder, benzene, silica, lead poisoning, and chemical exposures.

Our client-driven focus centers around delivering value through efficiency.   We are dedicated to providing the highest quality legal advice and service to advance our clients’ interests and achieve the best results.  Our team delivers nuanced perspectives to elevate strategy and provides highly effective and innovative solutions.  Barry McTiernan & Moore LLC cutting-edge metric-based approach to litigation combined with our client's agreed-upon goals sets our firm apart.

Our firm is devoted to recruiting a diverse and talented group of individuals. In our experience, the most innovative ideas are created when a divergence of perspectives and backgrounds come together. Our structure and approach attracts talented and entrepreneurial attorneys who boast rich and varied backgrounds, enabling us to achieve excellent results for our clients in complex and critical matters.

The positive culture we work tirelessly to uphold is what drives a superior law firm experience for our clients. This dedication leads our attorneys and staff to embrace continuous learning and improvement, aided by a strong commitment to provide one another with the support and opportunities necessary to succeed.

Barry McTiernan & Moore is one of the tri-state region’s longest lasting firms that continues to meet and exceed our clients’ ever evolving needs and expectations in a cost-effective manner.

Practice Areas

New York State Labor Law Defense
Asbestos Litigation
Municipal Liability
Premises Liability
Civil Rights
Construction Litigation

Our Founders


Desmond T. Barry

Deceased April 18, 1975

Roger P. McTiernan, Sr.

Deceased February 3, 2017

John J. Moore


News & Press

Ryan Rayder Obtains Early Dismissal in Labor Law Action

Associate Ryan Rayder obtained an early and favorable result in a construction labor law action where the plaintiff was injured due to an allegedly unsafe work environment due to multiple violations of the New York Labor Law. Mr. Rayder worked with our client to draft an affidavit that convinced both plaintiff and the other defendants […]

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