CHRIS K. BARRY-SMITH serves as Deputy Attorney General in the office of Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley. In thirteen years with the Attorney General's office, he has focused on consumer protection, false claims and financial fraud litigation in several industries including pharmaceuticals, pharmacy benefits managers and subprime mortgage lenders. Since 2007, Chris has implemented the Attorney General's initiatives seeking accountability for unlawful subprime lending, including enforcement actions against Fremont Investment & Loan, Option One Mortgage Company, and subprime securitizers. Chris served as chief of the Attorney General's Consumer Protection Division beginning in 2007. In 2009, he became chief of the Public Protection and Advocacy Bureau, where he supervised the antitrust, civil rights, consumer protection, environmental protection, health care, and insurance/financial services divisions. In December 2011, Attorney General Coakley appointed Chris as Deputy Attorney General, where he oversees the office's affirmative civil litigation. B.A., Harvard '88; J.D., William & Mary Law School '93. Chris clerked for U.S. District Judge Alfred Covello in Hartford, Connecticut, and also practiced intellectual property and commercial litigation in Boston.