Barry J. Peek joined the board of the National Cancer Center in 2011 and currently serves as the President of the Board. He obtained his B.A. degree from Brooklyn College of the City University of New York in 1974. He graduated from Hofstra Law School in 1977.
He has been an attorney in private practice for approximately forty years, thirty-two of which were with the distinguished law firm Meyer, Suozzi, English & Klein, P.C., where he served as Co-Chair of the firm’s Labor Group. He recently began working as a full-time arbitrator and mediator and is now associated with the well known arbitrator/mediator Martin F. Scheinman, Esq. Barry’s career practice has specialized in employment and labor relations matters, representing clients before the National Labor Relations Board, New York State Public Employment Relations Board, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and the State Division of Human Rights.
Barry has participated in over 1,000 discipline and contract interpretation arbitration proceedings in a wide variety of industries, including healthcare, restaurants, publishing, manufacturing, hospitality, broadcasting and the public sector. He has served as lead negotiator on behalf of his union clients in hundreds of contract negotiations.
Barry is currently a member of the American Arbitration Employment Panel as well as the Nassau County CSEA Arbitration Panel.