Barry Brooks concentrates his practice on construction law, employment law, and general commercial litigation matters. He represents a broad range of commercial and construction clients in both heavy civil and vertical construction. His clients include general contractors, specialized subcontractors, and owners, based both in the U.S. and international corporations. Barry maintains a strong reputation for vigorously protecting and advancing his clients’ sensitive business interests.
As a skilled litigator and defense attorney, Barry aggressively represents his clients’ interests throughout the litigation process and understands the importance of efficient and decisive action. He has successfully protected numerous entities in multimillion-dollar disputes, including breach of contract, fraud, and defective construction lawsuits, as well as high-profile Department of Labor (DoL) and OSHA investigations, theft of trade secrets, unfair competition, 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. But, when necessary to fully advance his clients’ goals, Barry has the necessary skillset and vast experience in trying cases to juries, judges, and arbitrators.
Barry has hands-on construction industry experience, having worked for several years as a civil engineer across 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 complexities that affect major building and highway projects.
Barry graduated in the top 3% of his class at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law, where he served as the 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.