Professor Barrie is Partner of McLaughlin & Stern, LLP and Chair of Tax Practice Group. He is the former Attorney-Advisor to the Honorable Leo H. Irvin of the U.S. Tax Court. Professor Barrie has chaired several committees on tax issues of the ABA and is a member of tax sections of state bars and bar associations in California, Missouri, New York and the District of Columbia. He is a member of the American Bar Association Section on Taxation and is a past vice-chair to the section. He is a past chair, Committee on Affiliated and Related Corporations; past chair, Committee on IRS Regional Liaison Meetings, past chair, Committee on Government Submissions, past Council Director to the section and a member of the American Bar Association Section on Litigation; past chair, Subcommittee on State and Local Tax Controversies and Litigation, the Missouri Bar (past chair, Taxation Committee); the State Bar of California (member, Tax Section), the District of Columbia Bar (member, Tax Section, past chair), the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis (member, Tax Section), the New York State Bar (member, Tax Section), and the Executive Committee of the National Association of State Bar Tax Sections (past chair); Fellow and past Regent (2nd Circuit), American College of Tax Counsel; listed in the The Best Lawyers in America and Super Lawyers.