Barry Temkin is a partner at Mound Cotton Wollan & Greengrass LLP. His practice includes securities arbitration and litigation, commodities and securities regulation, legal ethics, professional liability defense, employment and commercial litigation. Mr. Temkin represents broker dealers, financial advisors, insurance brokers, financial firms and lawyers in litigation, arbitration and regulatory investigations.
Mr. Temkin is an adjunct professor at Fordham University School of Law, where he teaches courses on securities regulation and professional responsibility. As an Assistant District Attorney in Brooklyn, he tried dozens of jury cases and served as a Senior Trial Attorney in the Homicide Bureau. Mr. Temkin has published articles on securities law and attorney professionalism in the Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics, The Securities Regulation Law Journal, Seattle University Law Review, Securities Arbitration Commentator, and the New York Law Journal. Mr. Temkin has been a member of the FINRA (Financial Industry Regulatory Authority) Board of Arbitrators since 1999, and served for ten years as co-chair of the New York Country Lawyers’ Association Professional Ethics Committee. Mr. Temkin has participated in panels on securities, commodities, professional liability and legal ethics at the New York State Bar Association, the New York County Lawyers’ Association, the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, the Practicing Law Institute, the Futures Industry Association and The Defense Association of New York, along with numerous corporations and insurance companies. He has been quoted in the ABA Journal, New York Law Journal, The Economist, The Wall Street Journal.com, Law360.com, The National Law Journal, Lawyers U.S.A., and other publications. He is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania Law School and the University of Rochester.