Michael Barry is a senior associate with Alston & Bird’s Litigation & Trial Practice Group. He represents clients in general business and complex commercial litigation, especially in antitrust, class action, health care and privacy and data security litigation. Mike has defended clients in litigation in Georgia’s state and federal courts and matters in federal courts throughout the country.
He has experience litigating actions arising under multiple statutes, including the Clayton Act, False Claims Act, FCRA, FDCPA, FTC Act, RICO, Sherman Antitrust Act, TCPA and TILA, as well as an array of state statutes, including state unfair competition laws. Mike also counsels clients on various regulatory issues.
In 2014, the U.S. Department of State recognized Mike for his service with the Hague Convention Attorney Network, a group of lawyers that provides pro bono legal services to parents whose children have been abducted to the United States.
Before joining Alston & Bird, Mike received his J.D. from Columbia Law School, where he was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar and served as a managing editor of the Columbia Journal of European Law. He received his A.B., cum laude, in history and political science from the University of Georgia.