Barry M. Schwartz is a Partner in the Firm’s Corporate Practice Group. He represents start-up, closely held and publicly traded companies in corporate matters, including mergers and acquisitions, asset-based lending and debt and equity financing. Barry often works with entrepreneurs from the “ground-up,” helping in the selection and formation of their entity; the drafting of their charter documents; and the creation and protection of their intellectual property. Experienced in-house counsel for both publicly traded and closely held companies frequently rely on Barry’s corporate acumen, advice and drafting skills. He also represents medical groups physicians, dentists, and veterinarians in the acquisition and sale of professional practices and in corporate matters. Clients frequently call upon Barry to draft and counsel them with respect to confidentiality, shareholder, operating, employment, consulting, distribution and trademark licensing agreements.

Over the past decade, Barry has represented major players in the retail automobile, beverage manufacturing and nutraceutical manufacturing industries. Barry has significant experience in UCC Article 9 non-judicial foreclosures, having represented both debtors and secured parties with respect to businesses involved in vintage automobiles, cosmetics manufacturing, software development, cheese manufacturing, retail sporting goods and biomass energy production.

Barry has played a prominent role in a multitude of transactions including:

  • The closing of multimillion-dollar revolving credit facilities on behalf of borrowers with nationally known lenders, including Bank of America, Webster Bank, Wells Fargo, PNC Bank, Live Oak Banking Company, Valley National Bank, Capital One and TD Bank;
  • The sale of five separately-owned endodontic practices pursuant to an affiliation agreement to a nationally-known endodontic dental service organization
  • The sale of a school-centric security business to a Texas-based security company
  • An Article 9 non-judicial foreclosure on the personal and real property assets of a biomass facility located in California;
  • The merger of a New Jersey-based financial management firm with a Massachusetts-based financial management firm

Barry has been selected by his peers for inclusion in Best Lawyers every year since 2012.*

Barry is the immediate past Chairman of the Financial Transactions Committee of the New Jersey State Bar Association’s Banking Law Section and sits on the board of directors of the New Jersey State Bar Association’s Banking Law Section. He has lectured for West LegalEd Seminars on the topics of “Buyouts under Shareholder and Operating Agreements” and “Remedies Under Commercial Loan Agreements,” and has presented to the Bergen and Hudson Counties (New Jersey) Transactional Inns of Court on “How to Accomplish an Article 9 Non-Judicial Foreclosure.”

Barry earned his B.A. from Columbia College of Columbia University and his J.D. from Rutgers University School of Law – Newark.


*No aspect of this advertisement has been submitted to or approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey. For information regarding Best Lawyers selection process please see:

  • New Jersey Bar Association, Banking Law Section, Financial Transactions Committee (Chairman)
  • New Jersey State Bar Association Banking Law Section (Board of Directors)

  • New Jersey, 1988
  • New York, 1989

  • Rutgers Law School – Newark, J.D., 1988
  • Columbia University, B.A., 1985

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Mandelbaum Barrett is proud to announce 17 of our attorneys have been named to the Best Lawyers in America 2023 list.

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15 years of recognition: Barry R. Mandelbaum, Steven Adler, Jeffrey M Rosenthal and Michael Saffer 10 years of recognition: Jeffrey Cappola, Gordon C. Duus, Arthur D. Grossman, Owen T. Hughes and Barry Schwartz William Barrett, David Carton, Damian Conforti, Rebecca Frino, Raj Gadhok, Martin D. Hauptman, Esq., Steven Holt and Lynne Strober *No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey or the American […]

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August 15, 2019

We are proud to announce that thirteen of our attorneys have been selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2020 edition. In addition, Barry Mandelbaum has been recognized as Lawyer of the Year in Real Estate Law. Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers© has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation. Many of the below attorneys have been listed in this publication for over ten years. *No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey or the American Bar Association. To learn more about Best Lawyers, visit