Barry M. Willoughby Esq.

Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP
Willoughby, Barry M.

Barry M. Willoughby is Chair of the Labor and Employment Law Section of Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP. Mr. Willoughby also serves as a member of the firm's Management Committee. His practice focuses on the representation of employers in claims of employment discrimination, retaliation, "whistleblower," and other "wrongful discharge" cases under federal and state law, including defense of charges of racial and sexual harassment.

Mr. Willoughby also defends public employers in First Amendment, due process, equal protection, and other constitutional law allegations. He represents employers in union related conflicts, including representation in organizing campaigns, unfair labor practice proceedings, and grievance/arbitration hearings.

Mr. Willoughby received his B.A. from the University of Delaware and his J.D. from Pennsylvania State University's Dickinson School of Law.


He is a co-author of Bloomberg BNA Corporate Practice Portfolio Series No. 97, Noncompetition Agreements.This portfolio discusses the importance of noncompetition agreements in today's global economy.  It begins with an overview of the use and history of noncompetition agreements.  The portfolio goes on to discuss the different transactions where noncompetition agreements should be used, the legitimate economic interests courts look for in enforcing agreements, the key terms found in noncompetition agreements, and the requirements for enforceability.