Lary Stromfeld

Phone212 504 6291

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Practice Areas

  • Derivatives & Structured Products
  • Distressed Municipal Finance
  • Financial Regulation
  • Municipal Derivatives
  • Swap Regulation
  • Municipal Securitization
  • OTC Derivatives
  • Securitization & Asset Based Finance
  • Structured Products
 
University Brandeis University, B.A., 1977
 
Law SchoolUniversity of Pennsylvania Law School, J.D., 1981
 
Admitted1982, New York
 
Biography

Lary Stromfeld has a diverse practice based upon more than 30 years of experience in the capital markets. He represents global financial institutions and other leading market participants in a wide variety of financial products and complex financings, as well as disputes and bankruptcies.

Lary is ranked among the top derivatives attorneys in the world. He is also the co-head of Cadwalader's Distressed Municipal Finance Practice and the founder and head of Cadwalader's historically famed. .. leading Municipal Derivatives practice (Chambers USA).

He 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 (Chambers USA). He is recommended for his advice on the full range of structured products and derivatives matters, including bankruptcies, close-outs and disputes (Chambers USA). 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:

• Chambers Global - The World's Leading Lawyers : Band 1 in global rankings of derivatives specialists.
• Chambers USA -America's Leading Lawyers : Band 1 in U.S. national rankings of derivatives specialists.
• US Legal 500 : a “Leading Lawyer” in Municipal Bankruptcy with deep municipal finance experience and part of a derivatives team that is “incredibly thoughtful and knowledgeable; if there is a solution, they will find it.”
• The Best Lawyers in America : a leading lawyer in Derivatives and Futures, Securitization and Structured Finance, where clients praised his strong technical skills and noted that he is extremely practical in his advice.
• Euromoney Guide to the World's Leading Securitization Lawyers : Capital Markets/Derivatives specialist.”
• Super Lawyers (New York) : listed in the inaugural and each subsequent edition.
• IFLR 1000 : “a leading lawyer.”

Lary is the co-author of Chapter 9 Bankruptcy Strategies: A Big Stick, Rarely Used, published in Inside the Minds by Aspatore Books and Lehman Brothers Bankruptcy Filings: Issues for Replacement Swap Counterparties and their Municipal Clients published in Pratt's Journal of Bankruptcy Law. Lary is a frequent lecturer at industry conferences.

News & Resources

News

News Releases

Cadwalader Recognized Among Leading Law Firms in 2015 Edition of IFLR 1000
Oct 21, 2014

Cadwalader Named 2014 Americas Derivatives Law Firm of the Year; Ray Shirazi Recognized as Top Derivatives Lawyer
Sep 19, 2014

More Than 40 Cadwalader Attorneys Recognized by Super Lawyers 2014 New York Metro Edition
Sep 15, 2014

Cadwalader Attorneys, Practices Recognized in 2015 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America
Aug 18, 2014

Cadwalader's Capital Markets Group Retains Top Spot in CMBS Representations
Jul 25, 2014

Cadwalader Recognized Among Leading Firms in The Legal 500 US 2014
Jun 27, 2014

Cadwalader Recognized as Best Securitization Law Firm by GlobalCapital
Jun 23, 2014

Cadwalader Tops Mortgage-Backed Securities Tables in The American Lawyer 2014 Corporate Scorecard
Apr 14, 2014

Cadwalader Attorneys, Practices Recognized by 2014 Chambers Global Guide
Mar 25, 2014

Cadwalader Tops List of CMBS Law Firm Representations-Again
Feb 07, 2014

Cadwalader Again Recognized Among Legal Leaders by IFLR 1000
Nov 15, 2013

Cadwalader Recognized in 2013 Edition of The Legal 500 US
Oct 25, 2013

2014 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America Recognizes 44 Cadwalader Attorneys Across a Range of Practices
Oct 22, 2013

Super Lawyers 2013 New York Metro Edition Recognizes More Than 30 Cadwalader Attorneys
Sep 18, 2013

More Than 25 Cadwalader Attorneys in 17 Practice Areas Recognized by 2013 Chambers Global Guide
Apr 08, 2013

Cadwalader Has Another Breakout Year at the IFLR Americas Awards - Firm is Recognized for Two Outstanding Achievements in Deal and Team Categories
Mar 27, 2013

IFLR 1000 Again Names Cadwalader a Leader in Core Transactional Areas of Practice
Nov 06, 2012

Super Lawyers Names Metropolitan New York Cadwalader Lawyers in More Than 20 Areas of Practice as Outstanding in Their Fields
Oct 15, 2012

2013 Edition of The Best Lawyers In America Recognizes 45 Cadwalader Attorneys in Multiple Areas of Practice
Oct 06, 2012

The Legal 500 Recognizes More than 15 Cadwalader Practices and 47 of the Firm's Lawyers Across U.S. Offices
Jun 06, 2012

ISDA Retains Cadwalader as Legal Counsel for Dodd-Frank Documentation Project
Mar 28, 2012

IFLR 1000 Again Names Cadwalader a Leader in Core Transactional Areas of Practice
Oct 19, 2011

Super Lawyers Taps More Than 40 Metropolitan New York Cadwalader Attorneys as Outstanding in Their Fields
Sep 26, 2011

2012 Edition of The Best Lawyers In America Recognizes 45 Cadwalader Attorneys in 30 Areas of Practice
Sep 06, 2011

The Legal 500 U.S. Recommends Cadwalader in 13 Areas of Practice and Highly Ranks More Than 50 Attorneys
Jun 01, 2011

Cadwalader Recognized for Continued Excellence by Chambers Global 2011
Apr 19, 2011

The Best Lawyers In America Recognizes 37 Cadwalader Attorneys in 21 Areas of Practice
Aug 04, 2010

Cadwalader Practices Commended by US Legal 500
Jun 16, 2010

Cadwalader Recognized as Industry Leader by Chambers
Jun 15, 2010

Cadwalader Represents Markit in Development and Structuring of Convertible Bond Indices
Sep 22, 2009

2010 Edition of The Best Lawyers In America Recognizes Numerous Cadwalader Attorneys
Aug 07, 2009

Cadwalader Lauded in Multiple Practices in Chambers USA
Jun 12, 2009

Cadwalader Receives High Marks from The Legal 500
Jun 03, 2009

Recent Press

Cadwalader Continues to Dominate Law-Firm Ranking
Jul 25, 2014

Cadwalader Remains Top CMBS Legal Advisor
Feb 07, 2014

Cadwalader Still Top CMBS Law Firm, as Sidley Makes Inroads
Jul 26, 2013

Recognition

Cadwalader Recognized Among Leading Law Firms in 2015 Edition of IFLR 1000
Oct 21, 2014

Cadwalader Named 2014 Americas Derivatives Law Firm of the Year; Ray Shirazi Recognized as Top Derivatives Lawyer
Sep 19, 2014

Cadwalader Attorneys, Practices Recognized in 2015 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America
Aug 18, 2014

Cadwalader Recognized Among Leading Firms in The Legal 500 US 2014
Jun 27, 2014

Cadwalader Recognized as Best Securitization Law Firm by GlobalCapital
Jun 23, 2014

Chambers and Partners USA 2014
May 23, 2014

Cadwalader Attorneys, Practices Recognized by 2014 Chambers Global Guide
Mar 25, 2014

Cadwalader Again Recognized Among Legal Leaders by IFLR 1000
Nov 15, 2013

Cadwalader Recognized in 2013 Edition of The Legal 500 US
Oct 25, 2013

2014 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America Recognizes 44 Cadwalader Attorneys Across a Range of Practices
Oct 22, 2013

Chambers and Partners USA 2013
May 24, 2013

International Financial Law Review's 2013 IFLR 1000
Nov 06, 2012

Super Lawyers 2012
Oct 15, 2012

The Best Lawyers In America 2013
Oct 06, 2012

Chambers and Partners USA 2012
Jun 07, 2012

2012 Legal 500 US
Jun 06, 2012

Chambers and Partners Global 2012
Mar 01, 2012

RESOURCES

Clients & Friends Memos

Final Credit Risk Retention Requirements for Asset-Backed Securities Transactions
Oct 30, 2014

Lehman Bankruptcy Court Issues Safe Harbor Decision
Jan 06, 2014

Court Rules that Detroit is Eligible for Chapter 9 and that Pensions May be Impaired in Chapter 9
Dec 06, 2013

Insurers Seek Enforcement of State Law Protections for City of Detroit GO Bonds
Nov 12, 2013

Court Holds that San Bernardino is Eligible to File for Chapter 9
Oct 24, 2013

Detroit Bankruptcy Court Refuses Stay of Chapter 9 Eligibility Hearing Under Stern v. Marshall
Sep 30, 2013

Reproposed Credit Risk Retention Requirements for Asset-Backed Securities Transactions
Sep 13, 2013

Court Approves Extension of the Automatic Stay in Detroit's Chapter 9 Case to State Officials
Jul 26, 2013

City of Detroit Files Chapter 9 Bankruptcy Petition - Challenges Ahead
Jul 19, 2013

Court Holds that Stockton is Eligible to File for Chapter 9
Apr 03, 2013

State Review Team Finds Financial Emergency in City of Detroit. What is Next for the City of Detroit?
Feb 19, 2013

City of Stockton: Bankruptcy Court Holds that Rule 9019 Does Not Apply to Chapter 9 Debtors
Jan 31, 2013

S&P's New Counterparty Risk Criteria for Structured Finance Securities Offer Additional Flexibility for Derivative Transactions
Sep 28, 2012

CFTC Adopts Final Rules and Interpretations Further Defining Products and Final End-User Clearing Exception Rule; Proposes Clearing Exception for Swaps Entered into by Certain Cooperatives
Jul 11, 2012

English Court of Appeal Interprets the ISDA Master Agreement
Apr 12, 2012

ISDA March 2012 Supplement and Protocol: Updating Muni CDS
Mar 28, 2012

Harrisburg: A Case Study in State Law Barriers to Chapter 9
Jan 10, 2012

A Critical Analysis of the Potential Impact of the Volcker Rule on Municipal Bonds
Dec 12, 2011

The Dodd-Frank Act: How It Impacts Specific Institutions, Entities and Transactions
Jun 22, 2011

SEC Launches FCPA Probe of Financial Services Industry's Interactions with Sovereign Wealth Funds
Mar 18, 2011

High Court Interprets Section 2(a)(iii) of the ISDA Master Agreement
Dec 22, 20

 
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