Gary has 6 grandchildren, who are his pride and joy. He loves to golf and work out, and he loves rock and roll. He lives by, and loves the quote from the Beatles:
“With every mistake we must surely be learning.”
Gary L. Barr
Gary Barr is the consummate lawyer.
He is an immeasurable strategist, negotiator, and has a depth of knowledge from over 44 years of practicing law. He listens to his clients, instills confidence in them, eases their concerns, and develops a relationship built on trust, respect, and devotion to help them reach their goals.
To some of his clients, Gary is the only attorney they have ever known. He has had clients for over 30 years, helping their business grow from a 3-person operation to a large-scale company with 120 employees. Gary is gifted with patience and an ability to explain the details of a case in a way his clients can truly understand, so they can make the best decisions for their business and life.
Gary L. Barr is a Senior of Counsel at Grant | Shenon, focusing on outside general counsel matters and all forms of business, real estate, and commercial law and litigation. As outside general counsel for individuals and small and mid-size businesses, Gary works to thoroughly understand the culture of each client’s business in order to develop strategic plans based on the needs and nuances of each client.
Gary’s clients range from individuals to small businesses, national and multinational corporations, including banks and financing companies, real estate developers, real estate brokers, property management businesses, manufacturers, trust companies, law firms, and many others throughout California, and the world. He started his career in litigation, where he litigated and won multi-million dollar lawsuits, and eventually moved into transactional work. With his extensive experience, he has the expertise to navigate the toughest business challenges, and to guide his clients in negotiating the sometimes unpredictable nature of transactional matters.
Gary’s approach to all clients is simple: Listen carefully to their needs and service preferences, and provide each with competent, effective, cost-appropriate legal representation with individualized service.