Barry Schochet

Barry Schochet is an attorney who came to La Jolla from Washington, DC and Aspen, Colorado. He was a staff attorney for the US Senate Watergate Committee and served as Staff Director for the Near East/South Asia Subcommittee of the US Senate Committee on Foreign Relations.

Schochet has been a partner in a major law firm in Washington, DC specializing in international business and has assisted in developing a number of companies. Among the most notable is The Cheesecake Factory. He is currently a partner in Volt Energy, an alternative energy development company based in Washington, DC.

Schochet and his wife Gayle are proud parents of Amanda, who received both her BS and Master’s Degrees in Computational Biology and Ecology from UC San Diego.

Schochet received his JD from Emory University School of Law and his BA from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.