Raymond H. Barr, Phillips Lytle Of Counsel

Raymond H. Barr

Of Counsel
(716) 847-5414
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Mr. Barr focuses in the areas of qualified retirement plans, welfare benefit plans and other employee benefits (ERISA), as well as taxation and professional organizations.

Admitted to Practice

  • New York
  • Arizona
  • U.S. Tax Court
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Honors & Awards

  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America©
    • Named the Best Lawyers® Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Buffalo, 2013, 2019
  • Selected for the Upstate New York Super Lawyers® list, 2009-2020


  • State University of New York at Buffalo Law School, J.D., 1972
  • State University of New York at Buffalo, B.S., 1969

Professional Associations

  • Bar Association of Erie County
  • New York State Bar Association
    • Tax Law Section
    • Life Insurance and Employee Benefits Committee
  • New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants

Present Activities

  • Brookfield Country Club

Past Activities

  • New York Employee Benefits Conference, Director, President
  • Canisius College, CEBS Program, Instructor
  • Hilbert College, Adjunct Instructor
  • 100 Club of Buffalo