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Barry leads the Public Finance department’s derivatives practice, acts as bond counsel and additionally acts as counsel to nonprofit borrowers, underwriters and liquidity/credit providers. His derivative clients include municipal entities, for-profit and nonprofit corporations, retirement systems, and swap providers.

What do you focus on?

Swap Transactions

I have extensive experience in drafting and negotiating ISDA Master Agreements and related Credit Support Documentation and Confirmations of transactions involving interest rate and commodity swaps. Additionally, I have advised clients with respect to the applicable requirements of the Dodd-Frank Act, including drafting internal policies and procedures and working with clients to complete ISDA Protocol documentation and bilateral contracts with swap counterparties.

Bond Counsel

I have significant experience in:

  1. Drafting and negotiating bond documentation for clients relating to fixed rate and floating rate new money and refunding transactions.
  2. Reviewing and negotiating liquidity/credit agreements for variable rate bond issues and for revolving credit agreements providing for working capital and other non-bond related needs.


  • 55 West 46th Street
    New York, NY 10036-4120


  • Albany State University, B.S.
  • Fordham University , J.D.

Bar Admissions

  • New York, New York State Bar Association

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