In 2019, Ms. Barrington was a key member of the trial team that secured a complete victory for a major e-commerce company in a contract dispute relating to a multi-year operating agreement with a former business partner. Following a five-day evidentiary trial and post-trial briefing, the Weil team secured a complete victory and significant damages for the client. In 2019, Ms. Barrington was a key member of the trial team that won a complete defense verdict for Johnson & Johnson in New Jersey state court following a four-week jury trial alleging that exposure to trace amounts of asbestos in J&J’s Baby Powder caused cancer. In 2018, Ms. Barrington helped secure a complete defense jury verdict for C&S Wholesale Grocers in a multi-hundred million dollar antitrust class action alleging that C&S and Supervalu – the two largest grocery wholesalers in the nation – entered into a conspiracy to allocate geographic markets in violation of the Sherman Act. In 2020, following oral argument, the Eighth Circuit affirmed the verdict dismissing all claims, and the U.S. Supreme Court subsequently denied plaintiffs’ motion for a writ of certiorari. In 2017, Ms. Barrington was a member of the trial team that successfully challenged the enactment and enforcement of an Arizona state statute as discriminatory under the First and Fourteenth Amendments of the Constitution.
Ms. Barrington is extremely active in Firm and other professional organizations’ initiatives focusing on mentoring, diversity, and development. Currently, she serves as a co-leader of AsianAttorneys@Weil, Weil’s global affinity group dedicated to the recruitment, retention, and professional development of Asian attorneys. Ms. Barrington also is a member of the leadership development program at the Asian American Bar Association in New York (AABANY), and serves as co-chair of AABANY’s Litigation Committee. In 2020, she was selected to Law360’s Trials Editorial Advisory Board.
In 2020, Ms. Barrington was shortlisted for the 2020 “Rising Star in Litigation” Award for Euromoney Legal Medial Group’s Americas Women in Business Law Awards, and named a “Future Star” by Benchmark Litigation.
Prior to joining the Firm, Ms. Barrington served as a law clerk to the Honorable Richard M. Berman, United States District Court for the Southern District of New York. Ms. Barrington received her J.D. from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law, where she was a member of the Hastings Business Law Journal. Ms. Barrington received her undergraduate degree from the University of California, Santa Cruz.