Kathryn J. Barry


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P 631-247-0404 F 631-247-0417


Kathryn J. Barry


Kate Barry is a principal in both the Long Island, New York and the Raleigh, North Carolina, offices of Jackson Lewis P.C. She advises clients on compliance with various state and federal laws affecting the workplace, including Title VII, Family and Medical Leave Act, Americans with Disabilities Act, Age Discrimination in Employment Act, Fair Labor Standards Act and New York State and City laws.

Kate also assists federal contractors in the preparation of affirmative action plans and defends contractors against allegations of discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, and veteran status in connection with audits by the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs and in related litigation brought on the OFCCP’s behalf by the solicitor’s office at the U.S. Department of Labor.

Prior to joining Jackson Lewis, she was a legal fellow at Stony Brook University’s Office of general counsel. While attending law school, Kate was executive editor of the Duke Journal of Gender Law and Policy.

Honors and Recognition

  • The Best Lawyers in America©, "Employment Law – Management" (2023)
  • New York Super Lawyers®, "Rising Stars" (2022)