Joel Barras

Senior Vice President & Managing Counsel
Citizens Financial Group, Inc.

JOEL BARRAS is Senior Vice President & Managing Counsel, Employment Law for Citizens Bank, N.A. He is responsible for the day-to-day management of the enterprise’s employment law litigation and provides counseling and support to human resources leaders and business line executives on labor and employment law policies, practices and procedures. Prior to joining CFG, Joel was a partner in the Labor and Employment Group at Reed Smith, LLP in Philadelphia, PA. Before Reed Smith, Joel spent two years as Assistant Counsel to the Pennsylvania Labor Relations Board, the state analog to the National Labor Relations Board.