Lary Stromfeld is a partner of the firm and a member of its Management Committee. He has represented leading financial institutions and other participants in the global capital markets for more than 30 years. His versatile practice and strong technical skills have earned him global rankings as a top attorney. In 2016 and 2018, Risk magazine recognized Cadwalader as “Law Firm of the Year” on the basis of several projects that were led or co-led by Lary, including:
Lary has a reputation for giving practical advice in transactions and advisory matters involving a wide variety of financial products and complex financings. According to Chambers USA, Lary is "one of the best from a strategy perspective," "extremely logical and very good at cutting through the surface material to get to the heart of any matter," has "a true gift... which allows him to stay calm and unrattled," and he "never says 'no,' but rather suggests how to get around limitations and exploit opportunities". He is "recommended for his advice on the full range of structured products and derivatives matters." He has been called an "expert of the highest caliber" with a "derivatives practice that is truly versatile, spanning advisory and transactional matters" (Chambers Global).
Lary's recognitions include:
In addition to his role on the firm’s Management Committee, Lary is responsible for developing strategies and resources to build and expand institutional relationships for nine of the firm’s global clients and for integrating the firm’s pro bono and diversity programs with similar programs run by clients in order to increase their impact and build client relationships through shared values.