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Lawrence N. Barshay

  • Partner | Asset Management

New York

T: +1.212.859.8551

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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.

Lawrence 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.

Lawrence 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 Private Equity: Fund Formation and Hedge Funds. He is also consistently recognized by Legal 500 in Investment Fund Formation and Management: Alternative/Hedge Funds (Hall of Fame; Leading Lawyer).

Professional associations

  • Board of Trustees, New York University School of Law
  • Member, American Bar Association

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