Barry Kirschner graduated with high distinction from the University of Arizona College of Law in 1978 and has been suing insurance companies for bad faith in handling claims throughout his career. Kirschner, now a prominent Tucson, AZ insurance attorney including a heavy caseload representing ERISA disability plaintiffs, entered private practice after completing a two-year judicial clerkship in 1980 with Judge James A. Walsh of the United States District Court for Arizona. With an emphasis on representing people with claims against insurance companies, his comprehensive work in this area includes disability insurance claims, ERISA litigation, property loss claims, and personal injury claims. In addition to handling a variety of commercial litigation throughout Pima County and Arizona, Mr. Kirschner represents accident victims in personal injury cases, as well as investors who have been taken advantage of by brokers, dealers or investment counselors. Kirschner has successfully advocated on behalf of his clients against insurance companies including Allstate, Atlantic Travelers, Cigna, The Equitable, Farmers Insurance, The Hartford, Jefferson Pilot, Liberty Mutual, Lincoln National, MetLife, New York Life, Northwestern Mutual, Paul Revere, Penn Treaty, Reliance Standard, Safeco, State Farm, and UNUM/Provident.
Mr. Kirschner is recognized to be one of the best insurance lawyer’s in Tucson, and enjoys an AV® rating from Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rate given by its peer review system for quality of lawyering and professional ethics.