New York Injury Attorney Steve Barnes

Personal Injury Attorney – The Barnes Firm

Awards & Recognitions

best lawyers in america award


At The Barnes Firm, our lawyers have dedicated their careers to helping those who have suffered an injury or loss in an accident. Our number-one priority is always to our client. When a family hires our firm, we are honored by the fact that they have invested trust in us to help them get the best result possible. I am proud of our team and the work that we do, and that pride drives us to put in the time needed – day or night – to maximize our client’s case; because we know that’s the kind of effort it takes to win.

As a former Marine Corps officer and combat veteran of the Gulf War, I know how important a disciplined focus can be when achieving a goal. This clear vision gives our team the strength and resolve needed to take on our opponents: some of the biggest insurance companies and businesses in the world. They’ve come to learn that when they’re going up against The Barnes Firm, our lawyers will be prepared and determined to do what it takes to achieve a successful outcome for our clients.

The success our attorneys have had in the courtroom gives us significant leverage when we’re at the negotiation table, and our adversaries know that we won’t hesitate to take our client’s case to trial if that’s what it will take to get the best result possible.

Over the course of my 30+ year career as a personal injury attorney at both the law offices of Cellino & Barnes and The Barnes Firm, I have been involved as counsel in scores of multi-million dollar cases, including motor vehicle accidents, construction accidents, severe burns, traumatic brain injury cases and medical malpractice litigation.

Recently, I acted as lead trial counsel in a products liability case venued in Manhattan that resulted in one of the largest settlements in American history.


  • Managing Attorney, Cellino & Barnes
  • Managing Attorney, The Barnes Firm

Awards & Recognitions

  • Best Lawyers in America
  • Who’s Who in Law

Bar Admissions

  • New York

Steve Barnes is not admitted to practice law in California. All California cases are handled by attorneys admitted to practice in the State of California.

Practice Area(s)

“The Barnes Firm did an excellent job on my car accident case. Jade was extremely helpful an answering all of my questions.”

Ghyar A.

“The Barnes Firm was very friendly, always quick to respond to our calls and emails. When we had any questions or concerns, they were there to walk us through everything. I would definitely recommend them to anyone that is looking for an attorney that will honestly fight for you and has your best interest in mind.”

Nichole W.

“They handled everything with my accident and got me the maximum amount of money back, more than I thought I would get! Thanks!!”

Philip F.