Joseph C.Barry (Joe)


Cleveland + 1.216.586.1024

Joe Barry represents financial institutions in complex commercial litigation in state and federal courts. His practice covers a range of matters, including representing trustees in cases relating to residential mortgage-backed securities and representing consumer reporting agencies.

Joe's recent experience includes work for a financial institution in litigation brought by investors and for a consumer reporting agency in litigation brought by consumers under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). Joe has played an active role in cases pending in a number of jurisdictions, including Ohio, New York, and Missouri.

Joe has also handled pro bono cases involving federal prisoners applying for clemency.


  • U.S. Bank prevails on summary judgment in case alleging hundreds of millions of dollars in losses relating to residential mortgage-backed securitiesJones Day secured summary judgment on behalf of U.S. Bank National Association in a lawsuit seeking hundreds of millions of dollars in alleged losses concerning investments in certificates issued by residential mortgage-backed securities trusts for which U.S. Bank served as trustee.
  • Molycorp emerges from bankruptcy as Neo Performance MaterialsJones Day advised Molycorp, Inc. in the bankruptcy buyout of the company by Oaktree Capital Management, L.P.