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Barry J. Fisher


(516) 746-2300


Since 1985, Barry J. Fisher has been exclusively limited to matrimonial and family law and appeals and he is recognized as one of the preeminent attorneys in his field. Whether the case is being litigated or negotiated, you want powerful legal representation. Barry’s extensive knowledge, coupled with his empathy and understanding, enables him to zealously represent them through all phases of their matter.  Barry can be hard-hitting as a litigator but also has the training and skills to help you successfully protect your rights and negotiate an amicable settlement.


Barry has an undergraduate degree in accounting and prior to practicing matrimonial and family law, he was a tax specialist with the international accounting firm of Deloitte, Haskins & Sells.  His accounting and tax background has been an invaluable asset when handling high net worth and complex financial cases.

In addition to being AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell, he has also been honored in New York Super Lawyers and Best Lawyers in America.  For the past 25 years, Barry has been a Fellow in the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, the most prestigious nationwide organization of matrimonial lawyers.  He has been an active member of the New York Chapter, having served as Vice-President, a member of the Board of Managers, a member of the Board of Examiners, and as Editor of their former publication, Matrimonial Law Journal, which was sent to Fellows and judges throughout New York State.

Barry has also served as Chair of the Appellate Practice and Matrimonial Law committees of the Nassau County Bar Association and was a member of its Board of Directors.  For several years, he also served as an Editor of the Matrimonial Law Committee’s publication, Recent Decisions in Matrimonial Law.  For 30 years, Barry has also been a member of the Family Law Section Executive Committee of the New York State Bar Association. 

Barry has lectured and moderated lectures for numerous organizations on a wide variety of topics pertaining to matrimonial law, family law and appellate practice.  Barry has had decisions published in the New York Law Journal and along with his associate, Cheryl Jakinovich, had an article on appellate practice published in the Nassau Lawyer.

Born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, Barry has resided on Long Island for more than 30 years.  Barry is a father, grandfather and a lifelong Mets fan.  His other interests include theater, reading, jazz, and the music of the Great American Songbook.

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