Kyle Barry serves as Legislative Counsel at the Alliance for Justice. Prior to joining AFJ, Kyle was a litigation associate at the law firms of Poe & Burton PLLC and Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP in Washington, D.C., where he handled primarily white collar criminal defense matters. Kyle also clerked for U.S. Magistrate Judge John M. Conroy and U.S. District Judge Christina Reiss in his home state of Vermont.
Kyle received his B.A., summa cum laude, from the University of Vermont, with a degree in Political Science and a Philosophy minor. He also completed Georgetown University’s Washington Semester Program, during which he interned for then-Congressman Bernie Sanders of Vermont. Kyle received his J.D. from Yale Law School, where he externed at the New Haven U.S. Attorney’s Office through the law school’s federal prosecution clinic, and was a research assistant for Professor John Donohue on an empirical study of how Connecticut has applied the death penalty.