Barry J. Sinoway

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Barry J. Sinoway

New Haven, Connecticut
866-689-1248 (Toll Free)

Barry Sinoway is recognized nationally for his success in litigating personal injury claims on behalf of injured parties. Known for his courtroom skill and ability to relate to jurors in a clear, direct and simple way, Barry has been litigating cases in Connecticut for over 30 years. He brings to all his cases the ability to make logical and compelling presentations of complex issues.

Barry has testified before the Connecticut State Legislature and been interviewed on "20/20" for his successful representation of patients harmed by the negligence of ambulance and emergency medical personnel, For the past 15 years, Barry has concentrated his efforts in the area of personal injury, including automobile accidents, workers' compensation claims, fall-down incidents and more complicated matters, such as medical malpractice and products liability. Barry is well known and respected by other attorneys who frequently request his assistance in the evaluation, preparation and litigation of their most complicated personal injury cases. With his courtroom expertise and clear, candid manner Barry has realized settlements and judgments in the millions for many of our clients. He has received Martindale - Hubbell's highest Peer Review RatingTM (AV) which attests to a lawyer's legal ability and professional ethics. Barry has been recognized as a Top Attorney in Connecticut by Connecticut magazine's Super Lawyers Section since 2007.

Barry is a life long New Haven area resident and has been the proud sponsor of the Max Sinoway Baseball League, named in honor of his father, for many years. He graduated with honors from Trinity College and the Duquesne University School of Law and is an active member of the American Bar Association, Connecticut Bar Association, Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association and American Trial Lawyers Association.

Areas of Practice

  • Medical Malpractice -- Plaintiff's
  • Complex Personal Injury -- Plaintiff's
  • Products Liability-- Plaintiff's
  • Toxic Torts-- Plaintiff's
  • Workers Compensation-- Plaintiff's
  • Professional Malpractice-- Plaintiff's
  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • Apparel
  • Asbestos
  • Chemicals & Cosmetics
  • Firearms
  • Food & Agricultural Products
  • Machinery & Tools
  • Medical Products & Devices
  • Motor Vehicle Defects
  • Pharmaceutical Products
  • Recreational Products
  • Tobacco
  • Dental Malpractice
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Class Actions
  • Hazardous Waste
  • Pesticides
  • Radiation & Electromagnetic Energy
  • Mass Transit
  • Shipping
  • Railroad
  • Trucking
  • Slip and Fall--Plaintiff
  • Railroad Accidents--Plaintiff
  • Defamation & Privacy--Plaintiff

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Connecticut, 1974
  • U.S. District Court District of Connecticut, 1974


  • Duquesne University School of Law, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    • J.D.
    • Honors: With Honors
    • Law Review: Duquesne University School of Law Review, 1970 - 1973
  • Trinity College, Hartford, Connecticut
    • B.A.
    • Honors: With Honors
    • Major: Psychology
  • Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee

Honors and Awards

  • Martindale - Hubbell’s highest Peer Review Rating™ (AV)
  • Top Attorney in Connecticut by Connecticut magazine’s Super Lawyers Section since 2007

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association, Board of Governors, 2000 - Present
  • Connecticut Bar Association, Member, 1994 - Present
  • American Association for Justice, Member, 1994 - Present
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • American Trial Lawyers Association, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Barry & Sinoway P.C., President, 1975 - 1996
  • Sinoway Mcenery Messey & Sullivan, President, 1997 - 2011

Pro Bono Activities

  • Sponsor, Max Sinoway Baseball League