John P. Barry

Proskauer Rose LLP

John is a partner in the Labor & Employment Law Department and co-head of the Non-Compete & Trade Secrets Group. An experienced trial lawyer who has appeared in courts across the U.S., John is sought out by clients to litigate and provide counsel for their most sensitive, sophisticated and important restrictive covenant, trade secret and employment matters. He can dissect the issues and recognize the pressure points of how a case will unfold before a judge, jury, or administrative agency. John assists clients with situations involving an executive's departure, a mass exodus (or raid), the planned hire of an employee or team of employees from a competitor, or claims of discrimination, harassment and retaliation. Clients call on John for his knowledge and experience in restrictive covenants in incentive compensation programs, acquisitions, investments and agreements between business partners, vendors and customers.