• California


  • J.D., Santa Clara University
    • Certificate in Public Interest and Social Justice Law
    • Witkin Awards in Family Law and Labor Law: Public Sector 
    • Herman and Edith Wildman Social Justice Law Writing Award
    • Bronze Pro Bono Award
    • B.T. Collins “Captain Hook” Scholarship for Public Service
    • Policy Research Fellow, Panetta Institute for Public Policy
    • Articles Editor, Santa Clara Journal of International Law, Vols. 14 and 15
    • Executive Board, Honors Moot Court Internal
    • Katherine & George Alexander Community Law Center’s Workers’ Rights Clinic
  • M.A., Area Studies (Latin America), University of London
  • B.A., Political Science and History, Notre Dame de Namur University
    • Minors in Spanish/Latin American Studies and Communications 
    • Summa Cum Laude
    • City of Belmont Community Service Award 
    • Board of Trustees Award of Excellence 
    • History and Political Science Department Academic Achievement Award 
    • President, Associated Student Body
    • Omicron Delta Kappa National Leadership Honor Society 
    • Alpha Mu Gamma Foreign Language Honor Society, Alpha Delta Chapter

Honors & Awards

  • Super lawyers Northern California Rising Star, 2019

Mallory A. Barr is an associate at Cotchett, Pitre & McCarthy, where she practices in a variety of fields, including False Claims Act litigation, consumer protection, financial elder abuse, mass torts, employment law, and other complex civil litigation.

Ms. Barr received her J.D. from Santa Clara University School of Law with a certificate in Public Interest and Social Justice Law.  While attending Santa Clara, Ms. Barr participated in various extracurricular activities, including Honors Moot Court and the Santa Clara Journal of International Law.  Ms. Barr also had the honor of being a Policy Research Fellow at the Panetta Institute for Public Policy in Monterey, where she focused on immigration policy.  She also worked in the Workers’ Rights Clinic at the Alexander Community Law Center and received the Herman and Edith Wildman Social Justice Law Writing Award.  During law school, Ms. Barr continued to work full-time as a Litigation Paralegal and Law Clerk at Cotchett, Pitre & McCarthy, LLP.

Before law school, Ms. Barr graduated from the University of London with her M.A. in Latin America Area Studies, where her studies focused on development and security policies in the region.  Ms. Barr also graduated Summa Cum Laude with her B.A. in Political Science and History from Notre Dame de Namur University (NDNU), where she had the honor of receiving the Belmont Student Community Service and Leadership Award from the City of Belmont and the Board of Trustees Award of Excellence at graduation.  While attending NDNU, Ms. Barr served as the President of the Associated Students of NDNU and held a variety of other Student Life and Leadership positions.

Community/Civic Activities

Ms. Barr currently serves on the Executive Board of the Barristers for San Mateo County Bar Association and the Board for the San Mateo County Trial Lawyers Association. 

Ms. Barr also volunteers in her community, including serving on the San Jose Sharks Foundation’s Young Professionals Board.


Professional Affiliations

American Bar Association

Federal Bar Association

American Association for Justice

San Mateo County Bar Association

Consumer Attorneys of California

San Mateo County Trial Lawyers Association

Irish American Bar Association

Tax Payers Against Fraud