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Leo K. Barnes Jr

Litigation Attorney at Melville, NY

5.0   2 reviews

About Leo

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Practice areas
  1. Litigation
    34%
    Business Litigation 90% and General Litigation 10%

  2. Business
    33%

  3. Contracts and agreements
    33%

Leo K. Barnes, Jr. is a commercial litigator in Melville, New York, with a focus on complex business litigation in Federal Court, the Commercial Division of the New York State Supreme Court, and various arbitration forums. Leo is an experienced jury and bench trial attorney for more than 24 years, and represents businesses of all sizes in complex commercial llitigation.

The author of a regularly featured column in the Suffolk Lawyer, he has been quoted in a variety of media outlets, and named a Super Lawyer every year since 2011. Leo Barnes received his undergraduate degree from Hofstra University in 1992, and his J.D. from Hofstra University School of Law in 1996. His local memberships include the Suffolk County Bar Association, and the Chaminade Lawyers Alumni Association. In 2021 he was the recipient of a Leadership in Law award by Long Island Business News.

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Leo K. Barnes presenting at the "Success in Family Business" webinar in February, 2021.
Licensed for 25 years
State NY
Status Currently Registered
Acquired 1997
Updated 07/14/2022
State NJ
Status Active
Acquired 1997
Updated 11/05/2022

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Contact Leo

Barnes & Barnes, P.C.
445 Broadhollow Road
Suite 226
Melville, NY, 11747

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Posted by Andrew | December 4, 2020
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| Hired Attorney
Very Knowledgeable and Trustworthy. Committed to Your Case.
I was fortunate to find Leo. When other attorneys didn't see the merits of my case, Leo took the time to study the matter and came to the conclusion that we had a good path forward. He doggedly pursued the case, which we ended up winning. I would highly recommend Leo for any legal matter. I would be confident that he will shoot straight from the hip and will guide you in the appropriate direction.
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Posted by Mark | October 29, 2020
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| Hired Attorney
Wealth of Knowledge
I have been working with Leo for about a year now and cannot stress how pleasant it's been to work with him and his team. We primarily utilize him for contract review and negations with our clients and sales agents. His attention to detail is second to none and is always in constant communications with us never leaving us with the forgotten about feeling. If you are considering Leo and his firm to represent you, look no further.
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Resume

AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Education

  • Hofstra University School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1996
  • Hofstra University
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1992

Legal Cases

  • Mark Ghobril et al. v. C&L Interiors of NY Corp. et al.
  • The Supreme Court Justice agreed with every one of our arguments.
  • Ward Capital Management LLC v. New Pelham Parkway North LLC et al.
  • B&B recovered a $1 million down payment, plus counsel fees and $500,000 in pre-judgment interest, after the Purchaser defaulted.

Associations

  • New York State Bar Association
  • Commercial & Federal Litigation Section
  • N/A
  • Suffolk County Bar Association
  • Commercial Division Committee
  • N/A
  • Federal Bar Council
  • Eastern District of New York Chptr
  • N/A

Languages Spoken

  • English

Awards

  • Reader Rankings/Best Business Formation Law Firm
  • Long Island Business News
  • 2021
  • Reader Rankings/Best Litigation Firm
  • Long Island Business News
  • 2021
  • Leadership in Law
  • Long Island Business News
  • 2021
  • Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2020
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2020
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2019
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2018
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2017
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2016
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2015
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2014
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2013
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2012
  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2011
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Publications

  • Suffolk Lawyer
  • All for One and One for All
  • 2021
  • The Suffolk Lawyer
  • Maximizing Leverage and Collection for the Commercial Landlord
  • 2020
  • The Suffolk Lawyer
  • When Commercial Principles Surface in a Wrongful Death Action
  • 2017
  • The Suffolk Lawyer
  • Court Supervision of a Dissolved Corporation Pursuant to BCL 1008
  • 2015
  • The Suffolk Lawyer
  • WSP USA Corp. v. Marinello
  • 2013
  • The Suffolk Lawyer
  • Divided Loyalty: Damages for Employees Disloyalty Claims
  • 2011
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Attorney endorsements

Received (2)
Given (0)
Commercial real estate Attorney | Feb 11
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this lawyer. Have worked with Leo on several cases over the years involving commercial litigation. He is the ultimate professional . Very well prepared and highly skilled."
Commercial real estate Attorney | Feb 13
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Leo is a talented and pragmatic lawyer who is not intimidated to try difficult cases. His knowledge and ability surpass his years in practice."
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