Darryl Barney is a staff attorney in the Housing Unit of Staten Island Legal Services (SILS), where he focuses on tenants’ rights and eviction prevention. Prior to joining SILS, Darryl practiced foreclosure prevention as an associate at a small firm in Bronx, NY. Darryl received his B.A. in Economics and Political Science from Brooklyn College in 2012 and his J.D. from North Carolina Central University School of Law in 2015, where he was co-chair of the NCCU School of Law Chapter of the National Lawyers Guild.
Darryl has been admitted to the New Jersey State Bar since 2015 and the New York State Bar since 2016. He has also been admitted to the Federal Bar of the United States District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York since 2017. Darryl is committed to intersectional public service and empowering and advocating for transformative change for marginalized communities.