David Barry

Collins Gann McCloskey & Barry PLLC
138 Mineola Blvd
Mineola, NY 11501
(516) 294-0300

David Barry has extensive experience as a civil and criminal litigator, and concentrates his practice in personal injury law and complex personal injury cases.

David is a former Nassau County Assistant District Attorney with extensive experience as a civil and criminal litigator. As an Assistant District Attorney, he handled the prosecution of all types of criminal cases from arraignment through trial. During his tenure as an ADA, David was assigned to the prestigious DWI Trial Bureau, and successfully conducted numerous trials to verdict.

Based upon his demonstrated trial skills, David was hired as a litigation associate for Weitz & Luxenberg, P.C., where he handled complex personal injury actions for the country’s largest and most successful plaintiff’s personal injury firm. At W&L, David tried numerous cases in courts throughout New York State, and conducted and defended depositions in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Florida, Virginia, Alabama, Arizona, Louisiana, Montana, Texas, Georgia, Indiana and Idaho. During his tenure at W&L, David was responsible for the recovery of tens of millions of dollars on behalf of his injured clients and their families.

David has been awarded an AV Preeminent® peer-review rating in Personal Injury, Torts and Toxic Torts. An AV Preeminent® rating (Martindale’s most prestigious) signifies that a lawyer has reached the highest level of professional excellence. Additionally, the National Trial Lawyers selected David for membership into the “Top 40 Under 40” based upon his performance as an exceptional attorney. The Top 40 Under 40 is a professional organization comprised of America’s top trial attorneys 40 years of age and under, with membership by invitation only.

David Barry and Collins Gann McCloskey & Barry PLLC offer experienced and skilled legal counsel for a wide variety of issues, and have been honored by the legal community for their leadership in law. Contact them at www.cgmbesq.com or at 516.294.0300 today.

Practice areas

  • Personal injury
  • Criminal defense

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 2009
  • U.S. District Court, S.D.N.Y., 2011
  • U.S. District Court, E.D.N.Y., 2011


  • J.D., Hofstra University School of Law, Hempstead, New York, 2008
  • B.A. & M.A., John Jay College of Criminal Justice, 2005

Professional Associations

  • Nassau County Bar Association
  • New York State Trial Lawyers Association
  • New York County Lawyers’ Association


  • AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®
  • Top 40 Under 40, National Trial Lawyers