Lawrence N. Barshay

Lawrence N. Barshay

  • Partner
  • Corporate
  • New York
  • T:   +1.212.859.8551
  • F:   +1.212.859.4000
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Lawrence N. Barshay is a corporate partner resident in Fried Frank's New York office. He joined the Firm in 1991 and became a partner in 1999.

Mr. Barshay is the founder and head of Fried Frank's Asset Management Practice specializing in the structuring and representation of investment funds and other alternative investments. He also has extensive experience in private equity transactions and mergers and acquisitions.

His clients include major financial institutions, hedge funds, private equity funds, real estate funds, funds-of-funds, and investment management companies. These clients include, among others, Goldman Sachs Asset Management, Morgan Stanley, JP Morgan, Bank of New York, BlackRock, Brookfield Asset Management, D. E. Shaw Group, Citadel LLC and EJF Capital.

Mr. Barshay serves as a member of the Board of Trustees of New York University School of Law.

Honors & Awards

Mr. Barshay is consistently recognized by Chambers Global: The World's Leading Lawyers for Business and by Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business as a leading individual in Investment Funds: Private Equity: Fund Formation and Investment Funds: Hedge Funds. He is also consistently recognized by Legal 500 in Investment Fund Formation and Management: Alternative/Hedge Funds (Hall of Fame Leading Lawyer).

Bar Admissions/Licensed Jurisdictions

New York

Practices & Industries


New York University School of Law, JD – 1991
Columbia College, BA – 1988
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