Joe Barnello is an Associate in the Labor & Employment Practice Group and is based in the Birmingham office. He earned his J.D., summa cum laude, from the University of Alabama School of Law. While in law school, he served as an editor on the Alabama Law Review and as a member of the John A. Campbell Moot Court Board and New York City Moot Court team. Upon graduation, Joe was inducted into the Order of the Coif and Order of the Barristers in addition to receiving the Dean M. Leigh Harrison Award, which is the law school’s highest academic honor.
Prior to joining Burr & Forman, Joe was a clerk for the Honorable R. David Proctor of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Alabama.
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B.A., summa cum laude, University of Central Arkansas (2018)
J.D., summa cum laude, University of Alabama School of Law (2021)
- ArticleNLRB Returns to Categorical Ban of Overbroad Confidentiality and Non-Disparagement Provisions in Severance Agreements
- ArticleEmployee Handbook or Employment Contract? The Alabama Supreme Court Holds Employee Handbooks Can Create Contractual Liability Without the Proper Disclaimers
- Is It the End of Non-Compete Clauses? The Federal Trade Commission Proposes a Prohibition and Rescission of Non-Compete Clauses