Renard Barnes, Esq.
Renard Barnes is the General Counsel of AJS Shared Services, LLC, providing legal and executive managerial support to a family of consulting firms including Paulus, Sokolowski & Sartor. He is also Managing Director of Warren Professional Services, LLC. As an attorney and engineer, Mr. Barnes combines his experience in the field and the courtroom to integrate legal decisions with business results.
Mr. Barnes has more than twenty years of experience in handling professional liability and construction litigation matters on behalf of several engineering firms, law firms, utility companies, consultants, and insurance companies.
Prior to joining AJS Shared Services and Warren Pro, Mr. Barnes was a Senior Litigation Attorney at the Law Offices of Joseph Carolan, a CNA staff counsel office. He began his career in handling professional liability matters as Corporate Counsel of Schoor DePalma/CMX. He began his career as a trial attorney at Con Edison and other law firms in the City of New York.
Mr. Barnes holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering with a Minor in Mathematics from Syracuse University, June 1987. After graduating from Syracuse, he worked with several consultants and contractors as a Field Engineer on numerous utility and heavy/highway construction projects in the City of New York and Westchester County, NY. While working as a Field Engineer, Mr. Barnes attended Pace University Law School and earned his Juris Doctorate Degree in June 1994. He joined AJS Shared Services in 2014.