Phone : 845.352.4080
Office: 80 Red Schoolhouse Road, Ste 110, Chestnut Ridge NY, 10977

Harvey S. Barr


Harvey S. Barr


Since becoming an attorney in 1964, Harvey S. Barr has served as counsel to a state assemblyman, First Assistant County Attorney for Rockland County and attorney for various municipalities throughout the area. Mr. Barr also served on the U.S. Department of Justice’s Panel of Bankruptcy Trustees for many years. As a seasoned litigator with substantial experience in business law, he has negotiated multi-million-dollar business and real estate transactions and has successfully managed complex commercial litigation in state and federal courts.

  • Bankruptcy
  • Mergers, acquisitions and divestitures
  • Taxation
  • Construction law
  • White collar crime
  • Asset protection

Bar admissions

  • New York, 1964
  • U. S. District Courts, Southern, Eastern, Northern and Western Districts of New York
  • U. S. Courts of Appeals for the 2d Circuit
  • U. S. Supreme Court
  • U. S. Tax Court


  • LL.B., New York Law School, 1964
  • Phi Delta Phi, Magister, Dwight Inn, 1963
  • Fairleigh Dickinson University
  • Rutgers University


  • Editorial Board, New York Law Forum (Law Review), 1962, 1963 and 1964
  • U. S. Department of Justice, Panel of Bankruptcy Trustees, 1979–1987
  • Rockland County, New York State and American Bar Associations
  • Hudson Valley Bankruptcy Bar Association


Professional history

  • Attorney: Village of Spring Valley, 1965–1967
  • Counsel to State Assemblyman for 94th Assembly District, New York, 1968
  • Attorney: Village of Sloatsburg, 1970–1974 and 1981–1982
  • Attorney: Village of Suffern, 1975–1977
  • First Assistant County Attorney, Rockland County, 1970–1974
  • Lecturer on various bankruptcy and commercial law topics for the New York State and Rockland County Bar Associations and the National Business Institute