Jay Larry focuses his practice on commercial real estate finance. Jay represents investment banks, insurance companies, commercial banks and other financial institutions in real estate finance transactions. His practice encompasses financing a variety of property types, including retail, multifamily, office, hotel and industrial assets, as well as multi-asset portfolios.
Earlier in his career, Jay represented debtors, acquirers, and investors in complex Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings and non-judicial debt restructurings, acquisitions, financings, and liquidations, as a corporate restructuring attorney.
As a pro bono attorney, Jay has counseled, incorporated and obtained tax-exempt status for several non-profit organizations, won political asylum for a torture victim, and provided bankruptcy counseling to low-income individuals. Jay was awarded the 2008 Cornerstone Award by Lawyers Alliance for New York for Outstanding Pro Bono Service to Non Profits.
Adjunct Professor: Taught Bankruptcy Practice – Litigation in LL.M. in Bankruptcy in Program at St. John’s University School of Law, 2009-2014.
Association of the Bar of the City of New York – Real Property Committee - Leasing Subcommittee, 2016-2018
American Bankruptcy Institute