Lawrence T Gresser is the Managing Partner of the firm, which he co-founded in 2002. Larry's practice focuses on advising clients on complex commercial matters, including international litigation and arbitration, securities law, real estate litigation, partnership and LLC law, executive compensation, and private equity transactions. He serves as outside general counsel to a number of private companies and private equity funds.
Larry is a magna cum laude graduate of the University of Michigan Law School, where he received the Order of the Coif and was an Executive Note Editor of the Law Review. Following graduation, Larry served as a Law Clerk to Honorable William C. Canby, Jr. of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, and practiced with Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton.
Larry has been recognized in the 2015 and 2016 editions of the Chambers USA guide in the General Commercial Litigation category. He has been recognized in Legal 500’s U.S. guide for securities litigation since 2013, he has been named one of New York's Super Lawyers for Business Litigation each year since 2007, and he has been recognized as a "Local Litigation Star" for New York by Benchmark Litigation. In 2016, Larry was selected by Super Lawyers as one of the top 100 lawyers in the New York metropolitan area. Larry is a member of Law360's editorial advisory board for its Legal Industry coverage. He is the immediate past Chairman of the Board of Directors of the New York Lawyers for the Public Interest, a Trustee of the Citizens Budget Commission, and a member of the firm's Diversity Committee.
University of Michigan Law School (J.D., magna cum laude, 1986; Executive Note Editor, Michigan Law Review); Columbia University (B.A. 1982)
New York State; U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Activities and Affiliations
Immediate past Chairman of the Board of Directors, New York Lawyers for the Public Interest
Member, Forum on Defense Class Action 2017 Steering Committee
Member, New York City Bar Association
Member, Law360’s Legal Industry Editorial Advisory Board
Member, Federal Bar Council (Program Committee and Winter Bench and Bar Committee)
Member, American Bar Association
Member, International Bar Association (Arbitration Committee, Corporate and M&A Law Committee, Litigation Committee, Law Firm Management Committee)
Trustee, Citizens Budget Commission