Mr. Barry John Brooks

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Biography

Barry J. Brooks is a Partner in Peckar & Abramson’s Dallas office, where he concentrates his practice on construction law, employment law, and general commercial litigation matters. He represents a broad range of commercial and construction clients, including contractors, owners, healthcare providers, and corporate executives, as well as U.S. and international corporations. Mr. Brooks thrives in high-stakes litigation and has maintained a strong reputation for protecting and advancing his clients’ sensitive business interests.

Bio

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)

Areas of Practice (5)

  • Construction & Infrastructure
  • Employment Law and Practices
  • Commercial Litigation & Dispute Resolution
  • Construction Dispute Resolution
  • Government Contracts

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
512-433-4678  Phone
www.pecklaw.com
University Attended:
Texas A&M University, B.A., Civil Engineering
Law School Attended:
University of Denver Sturm College of Law, Editor-in-Chief, Denver University Law Review
Year of First Admission:
1974
Admission:
United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit; United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas; United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas; United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas; United States District Court for the Western District of Texas
Memberships:

Memberships

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

Military:
With Texas National Guard, 1970-1971; USAR, 1971-1976
Birth Information:
Dallas, Texas, June 25, 1948
ISLN:
908773327

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