Barry R. Goldman

Senior Vice President & General Counsel at Acuity Brands, Inc.

Barry R. Goldman

Barry R. Goldman

Senior Vice President & General Counsel at Acuity Brands, Inc.

Biography

Barry R. Goldman has served as Senior Vice President and General Counsel of the Company since January 2015. Previously he served as Senior Vice President and General Counsel of Acuity Brands Lighting, Inc. ("ABL") from January 2007 to January 2015; as Vice President and Associate Counsel of ABL from April 2003 to January 2007; and as Associate Counsel of the Company from August 2001 to April 2003. Prior to joining Acuity Brands, Mr. Goldman served in as Associate Counsel at National Service Industries, Inc. from August 1997 to August 2001. Mr. Goldman has a B.A. degree with Special Honors in Philosophy from The University of Texas at Austin and has J.D. and M.B.A. degrees from the University of Georgia.

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Acuity Brands, Inc.

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Former President & Chief Executive Officer at Acuity Brands, Inc.

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Acuity Brands, Inc.

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Senior Vice President National Property Management & Sustainability at Columbia Property Trust, Inc.

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Member, Board of Directors at Southface Energy Institute

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Vice Chair, Board of Directors at Southface Energy Institute

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Board Member at Southface Energy Institute

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Senior Vice President & General Counsel at Acuity Brands, Inc.
Education
Philosophy & English with Special Honors
Class of 1988

The University of Texas at Austin is one of the largest public universities in the United States and is the largest institution of The University of Texas System. Founded in 1883, the university has grown from a single building, eight teachers, two departments and 221 students to a 350-acre main campus with 17 colleges and schools, about 24,000 faculty and staff, and more than 50,000 students.

JD

The University of Georgia School of Law (also referred to as Georgia Law) is a graduate school of the University of Georgia. Founded in 1859 and located in Athens, Georgia.

MBA

The C. Herman and Mary Virginia Terry College of Business is the business school at the University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia. The Terry College is the flagship business school in the state of Georgia and one of 17 schools and colleges at the oldest state-chartered public university in the country.[1] Consistently ranked among the nation's top business schools, the Terry College is home to several top 10 programs, including risk management and insurance, real estate, management information systems, and accounting, according to U.S. News & World Report and Public Accounting Report. All programs are accredited by AACSB International – the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. The University of Georgia was the first Southern university – and one of the first in the United States – to establish a school of business.

Career History
Senior Vice President & General Counsel
1997 - Current

Acuity Brands, Inc. engages in the provision of lighting and building management solutions and services. It caters commercial, institutional, industrial, infrastructure, and residential applications for various markets. It offers luminaires, lighting controls, controllers for various building systems, power supplies, prismatic skylights, and drivers, as well as integrated systems for various indoor and outdoor applications. The company was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in Atlanta, GA.

Associate
Prior - 1997

Eversheds is an international law firm with a clear vision of the future. A firm that is adapting to new demands and business pressures. A firm that understands what clients need today and, equally important, what they will need tomorrow.They have recognised that the marketplace is changing, and they have analysed what is shaping the industries they serve. Now they are focusing on creative and cost-effective solutions that ensure their clients receive the best service at the best price. It is an approach that makes Eversheds such a distinctive and innovative force in the legal world. It is what makes their 21st century lawyers.

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Member, Editorial Board
Prior

Established in 1966, the Law Review is the flagship publication of the University of Georgia School of Law. The Law Review is Georgia Law's only general subject-matter publication, publishing new issues quarterly. Staffed entirely by second and third year law students, the Law Review has been dedicated to publication of quality legal scholarship and commentaries for 45 years and continues to publish timely articles by legal scholars and practitioners in addition to student notes written by Law Review members.

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purchases Zep, Inc. from Acuity Brands, Inc.

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