Gwenn B. Barney



Gwenn Barney provides legal support and counsel to corporate clients. From formation to transactions to contractual due diligence, Gwenn partners with companies to pursue their objectives and advance their business goals.

Clients rely on Gwenn to draft commercial contracts, and she is also an asset to companies seeking to grow their business through mergers, acquisitions and partnerships. She has experience drafting contractual agreements and performing due diligence in the lead up to mergers and acquisitions. Gwenn has also assisted companies through the dissolution process.

In addition to her transactional work, Gwenn advises clients on compliance with data privacy laws and regulations, including the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the California Consumer Protection Act (CCPA).

Personal Interests

Gwenn enjoys playing basketball, running, and reading fiction in her spare time. Book and movie recommendations are always welcome.


Bar Admissions



Washington University in St. Louis School of Law
J.D. Washington University Law Review (executive editor) (2016)

University of Pittsburgh
B.A. in English Writing and Politics & Philosophy, magna cum laude (2013)

Leadership & Community

Pro Bono

  • Volunteer with Philadelphia VIP

Professional Associations

  • Philadelphia Bar Association
  • International Association of Privacy Professionals
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