Whenever a discussion is held about the top trial attorneys practicing in New York today, the name Barry Washor is consistently mentioned near the top of the list. Since he began practicing law in 1981, Barry has established a reputation as one of the top medical malpractice and personal injury lawyers in New York. His reputation stems from exceptional results and his integrity. His track record of success places him among the elite attorneys in New York history. Over the course of his career, Barry has recorded over 200 verdicts and settlements in excess of $1 million.
Barry’s outstanding legal skills were recognized early in his career. He began his career on the defense side, working for an insurance defense law firm representing doctors and hospitals. Within just two years Barry was trying major medical malpractice cases. By age 27 he was a partner at that law firm. In 1988 he left the defense side to become a plaintiff's attorney. His experience as a defense attorney gave him a unique and valuable insight into how insurers defend and evaluate medical malpractice lawsuits.
Not only is Barry experienced in the courtroom, he understands the need to employ top experts and cutting-edge technology, such as animated presentations and medical artists, to great persuasive effect in a complex and extremely technical area of the law. He is well-known and respected by Judges throughout the state for being an attorney who is always prepared to represent his clients and who does so with the highest ethical standards. At trial, Barry is regarded as a fierce advocate, extremely schooled in the art of cross-examination. His outstanding reputation as a trial lawyer, recognized by both the defense bar and the judiciary, enables Barry to maximize the results for his clients.