Barry Kearney, former associate general counsel of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), is of counsel in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office. Barry’s career with the NLRB spanned 46 years, during which he helped decide some of the NLRB’s most difficult and important decisions in the agency’s role in enforcing the National Labor Relations Act.
Barry is active in the Developing Labor Committee in the Labor and Employment Section of the American Bar Association, where he was public co-chair of the committee for two decades. He is the editor of the 4th, 5th and 6th edition of the labor law treatise Developing Labor Law.
Barry earned his J.D. from St. Louis University and his M.B.A. in industrial relations from Syracuse University. He has a B.S. in business management from the University of Harford.