Barry D. Halpern

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Attorney Awards

Biography

Barry Halpern's practice is focused in business and healthcare matters, media law and litigation, including professional liability defense and commercial litigation matters.

International Practice

•Management of Foreign Counsel
•International Alternative Dispute Resolution and Discovery

Representative Presentations and Publications

•Mayo Clinic Symposium on Anesthesia and Perioperative Medicine, Speaker (February 2016)
• Quality Assurance as Malpractice Defense, Author, MedLab Management (March-April 2014)
• Broemmer v. Abortion Services of Phoenix, Ltd.: Arizona's Curious Contribution to the Law of Contractual Arbitration, Co-Author, Arizona Attorney (December 2012)
• Cultural liaisons, Co-Author, The Phoenix Business Journal (July 6, 2012)
• Bioethics and Armed Conflict: Moral Dilemmas of Medicine and War, Book Review, Journal of Jurimetrics (April 2007)
• The Wheels of Military Justice ...The Pitfalls of Speedy Court Martial Trials, Author, The Weekly Standard (May 24, 2004)

Professional Recognition and Awards

•The Best Lawyers in America, Commercial Litigation, Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants, Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants (1991-2013, 2015-2019), Health Care Law (1991-2011)
•Southwest Super Lawyers, Health Care (2007-2018)
•Benchmark Litigation, Local Litigation Star - Arizona, Automotive, International Arbitration, Product Liability, General Commercial, Professional Liability (2013, 2016-2018)
•Ranking Arizona: The Best of Arizona Attorneys, Health Care Law (2010-2011)
•Arizona's Top Lawyers, Arizona Business Magazine (2010)
•Arizona's Finest Lawyers
•Distinguished Alumnus Award, University of Kansas School of Law (May 2, 2009)
• Stakeholder Spotlight: Barry Halpern, Greater Phoenix Economic Council (February 2009)

Community Involvement

•The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Phoenix, Admissions Committee (2015-2016)
•Greater Phoenix Economic Council, Board of Directors (2008-2017)
•Forest Highlands Community, Board of Directors (2009-2013)
•The City of Phoenix 2000 Citizens' Bond Committee
•The Phoenix Symphony, Board of Overseers (2007-2008), Board of Directors, Executive Committee & Chair of the Board (1999-2002), Musicians Liaison Committee (1997-1998)
•Combined Metropolitan Phoenix Arts and Sciences (COMPAS), Board of Directors (1994-1998), President (1996)
•The Phoenix Chamber of Commerce, Health Care Council (1993-1996)
•Governor's Task Force on Education Reform (1991)
•Crisis Nursery Board of Directors (1985-1987)
•Arizona Friends of Foster Children Foundation, Board of Directors (1985-1987)

Related News & Events

Aug 15
139 Snell & Wilmer Lawyers Listed as Leaders in Their Fields by The Best Lawyers in America 2019 Eleven Snell & Wilmer attorneys recognized as a 2019 Lawyer of the Year

Apr 24
Southwest Super Lawyers Recognizes 69 Snell & Wilmer Attorneys in its 2018 Rankings

Oct 10
Snell & Wilmer and its Attorneys Recognized in the 2018 Benchmark Litigation Rankings

Aug 15
The Best Lawyers in America 2018 Lists 133 Snell & Wilmer Lawyers as Leaders in Their Field

Apr 12
Southwest Super Lawyers 2017 Recognizes 69 Snell & Wilmer Attorneys

Oct 05
Benchmark Litigation Recognizes Multiple Snell & Wilmer Offices and Attorneys in 2017 Rankings

Aug 15
The Best Lawyers in America 2017 Lists 125 Snell & Wilmer Lawyers As Leaders In Their Field In addition, 15 Snell & Wilmer attorneys recognized as a 2017 “Lawyer of the Year”

Apr 11
Southwest Super Lawyers 2016 Recognizes 73 Snell & Wilmer Attorneys

Oct 12
Benchmark Litigation Recognizes Multiple Snell & Wilmer Offices and Attorneys in 2016 Rankings

Aug 17
The Best Lawyers in America 2016 Lists 128 Snell & Wilmer Lawyers as Leaders in their Field In addition, 19 Snell & Wilmer attorneys recognized as a 2016 “Lawyer of the Year”

Apr 10
Southwest Super Lawyers 2015 Recognizes 73 Snell & Wilmer Attorneys

Dec 31
After Long & Strong Leadership Record, Snell & Wilmer Chair to Step Down Of Counsel

Aug 18
The Best Lawyers in America 2015 Lists 123 Snell & Wilmer Lawyers as Leaders in Their Field

Aug 19
The Best Lawyers in America 2014 Recognizes 119 Snell & Wilmer Attorneys as Leaders in Their Field

Aug 12
Super Lawyers 2013 Recognizes 96 Snell & Wilmer Attorneys Also Names 45 Firm Attorneys to the 2013 Rising Stars List

Apr 12
Benchmark Litigation Recognizes Multiple Snell & Wilmer Offices and Attorneys in 2013 Rankings

Dec 01
Arizona's Curious Contribution to the Law of Contractual Arbitration

Sep 04
The Best Lawyers in America 2013 Recognizes 114 Snell & Wilmer Attorneys as Leaders in Their Field

Jul 06
Cultural liaisons

Jun 27
Super Lawyers 2012 Recognizes 80 Snell & Wilmer Attorneys

Sep 06
The Best Lawyers in America Recognizes 99 Snell & Wilmer Attorneys as Leaders in Their Field

Jul 29
Snell & Wilmer Congratulates its 99 Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2011

Jun 20
Super Lawyers 2011 Recognizes 74 Snell & Wilmer Attorneys Also Names 21 Firm Attorneys to the 2011 Rising Stars List

Oct 21
Ninety-Nine Snell & Wilmer Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers in America 2011

Jun 22
Sixty-Seven Snell & Wilmer Attorneys Named as Super Lawyers 2010

Aug 01
Ninety-Eight Snell & Wilmer Attorneys Listed in Best Lawyers in America 2010

Jul 10
Law & Politics Selects 75 Snell & Wilmer Attorneys as 2009 Super Lawyers

May 04
Snell & Wilmer Partner Barry D. Halpern Selected as a 2009 Distinguished University of Kansas School of Law Alumnus

Feb 01
Arizona Business Magazine: Greater Phoenix Economic Council Stakeholder Spotlight - Barry Halpern

Related Publications

Nov 10
Legal Alert - Beyond the CDC Guidelines - Additional Preparations for Ebola Virus

Sep 18
Health Law Checkup - New Arizona Physician Fingerprinting Requirements for Renewal and Initial License Applications

Aug 06
Health Law Checkup - FDA Draft Guidance: How Drug and Device Firms Can Correct Third-Party Misinformation Appearing on Social Media (Part II of II)

Jul 23
Health Law Checkup - FDA Draft Guidance Aims to Clarify Appropriate Character-Space-Limited Social Media Use by Drug and Device Firms (Part I of II)

Jul 01
Health Law Checkup - OIG Issues Special Fraud Alert About Laboratory Payments to Referring Physicians

May 22
Health Law Checkup - Future of Nevada’s Insurance Exchange Uncertain after Exchange Board Votes to Cut Ties with Xerox

May 12
Health Law Checkup - Integrated Health in Limbo After U.S. District Court Decision

Jan 02
Health Law Checkup - January 2013 Trends to Watch in 2013: Physician-Owned Distributors Trends to Watch in 2013: Physician-Owned Distributors

Nov 30
Health Law Checkup - November 2012 HHS Office for Civil Rights Releases Guidance on De-Identification of Health Information HHS Office for Civil Rights Releases Guidance on De-Identification of Health Information

Sep 28
Health Law Checkup - September 2012 Government Warns Hospitals on Using Electronic Medical Records to Engage in Fraudulent Billing Government Warns Hospitals on Using Electronic Medical Records to Engage in Fraudulent Billing

Arizona Bar Foundation

•University of Kansas School of Law, Board of Governors (1998-2000)

•Arizona Association of Defense Counsel

•American Academy of Healthcare Attorneys

•Judge Pro Tempore, Maricopa County Superior Court

•Maricopa County Superior Court Civil Study Committee, Maricopa County Superior Court (1998-present)

•The Sandra Day O'Connor Inn of Court (1997-2000), Pupillage Leader (1998)

•Maricopa County Bar Association, Medical-Legal Committee, Chair (1995-1996)

•State Bar of Arizona, Jury Instructions Committee (1989-1991), Public Relations Committee, Chair (1984-1985), Ethics Committee (1983-1984)

•Maricopa County Bar Association, Public Relations Committee, Chair (1982-1983)

•State Bar of Arizona and Maricopa County Bar, Joint Ad Hoc Media Relations Committee (1982-1983)

Areas of Practice (10)

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Constitutional and Political Litigation
  • Europe
  • First Amendment
  • Government Relations
  • Healthcare
  • International
  • Life Sciences and Medical Technology
  • Professional Licensure
  • Special Litigation and Compliance

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
602.382.6345  Phone
www.swlaw.com
University Attended:
University of Kansas, B.A., with honors, 1971
Law School Attended:
University of Kansas School of Law, J.D., 1973
Year of First Admission:
1973
Admission:
Supreme Court of Kansas; United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit; United States Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit; United States Court of Appeals, Armed Forces; Supreme Court of Colorado; Supreme Court of Florida; United States District Court, District of Arizona; Colorado; Florida; United States Supreme Court; Arizona; Kansas; Supreme Court of Arizona
Memberships:

Professional Memberships & Activities

•State Bar of Arizona
•Maricopa County Bar Association
•American Bar Association
•fellow, Arizona Bar Foundation
•University of Kansas School of Law, Board of Governors (1998-2000)
•Arizona Association of Defense Counsel
•American Academy of Healthcare Attorneys
•Judge Pro Tempore, Maricopa County Superior Court
•Maricopa County Superior Court Civil Study Committee, Maricopa County Superior Court (1998-present)
•The Sandra Day O'Connor Inn of Court (1997-2000), Pupillage Leader (1998)
•Maricopa County Bar Association, Medical-Legal Committee, Chair (1995-1996)
•State Bar of Arizona, Jury Instructions Committee (1989-1991), Public Relations Committee, Chair (1984-1985), Ethics Committee (1983-1984)
•Maricopa County Bar Association, Public Relations Committee, Chair (1982-1983)
•State Bar of Arizona and Maricopa County Bar, Joint Ad Hoc Media Relations Committee (1982-1983)

Military:
Commissioned, United States Air Force (1971); Captain, United States Air Force, Office of the Judge Advocate General (1973-1978)
Birth Information:
Champaign, Illinois, February 25, 1949
ISLN:
906755141

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Affiliations

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