Nicholas Barnes

With a background as a technology consultant, project manager, intellectual property counsel, and general counsel for a software startup, Professor Barnes combines his love of law and technology and brings that experience into the classroom.

Industry Experience

  • Brighton House Associates, former General Counsel, Director of Compliance, Project Director
  • Fidelity Investments (FMR Co.), former Trademark Associate
  • Information Security and Technology Consultant


In his spare time, Professor Barnes is an avid runner, surfer and ultimate Frisbee player.
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Nicholas Barnes

Dean for the School of Liberal Arts and Sciences