A highly skilled litigator and defense attorney, Mr. Brooks vigorously represents his clients’ interests throughout the litigation process and understands the importance of efficient and decisive action. He has successfully represented numerous entities in multimillion-dollar disputes, including breach of contract, fraud, and defective construction lawsuits, as well as high-profile Department of Labor (DoL) investigations, theft of trade secrets, and breach of fiduciary duty claims. He also works closely with businesses before problems arise to find creative solutions to protect their most vital resources and assist them in avoiding costly disputes.
Mr. Brooks offers his clients a wealth of hands-on construction industry experience, having worked for several years as a civil engineer throughout Texas and Colorado. In this capacity, he managed and designed numerous engineering projects from preliminary feasibility through final construction for residential and commercial developments. This practical knowledge provides him with a well-rounded understanding of his construction clients’ needs, as well as the numerous nuances and complexities that affect major building projects.
Barry earned his B.S. in Civil Engineering from Texas A&M University, where he served as a member and later as a company commander in the Texas A&M Corps of Cadets. He later earned his J.D. from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law, where he graduated in top three percent of his class, served as Editor-in-Chief of the Denver University Law Review, and received numerous awards for academic achievement and student leadership. Barry spent his first year of practice as a law clerk to Justice Nathan B. Coats of the Colorado Supreme Court.
Awards and Recognitions
Texas Rising Stars, Super Lawyers, 2014-2016
News and Events
Future of the Construction Industry, Dallas
Peckar & Abramson’s Dallas office Hosts Rising Star Program - Document Control
High Risk Construction & Best Practices to Avoid Claims (Dallas)
State Bar of Texas
State Bar of Texas, Construction Law Section
State Bar of Texas, Labor & Employment Law Section
Dallas Bar Association
Dallas Bar Association, Construction Law Section
Dallas Bar Association, Labor & Employment Law Section
Rockwall County Bar Association
American Bar Association
American Society of Civil Engineers
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