Charles M. Strain served as Farrell Fritz’s managing partner from 2001–2015. He concentrated in corporate, finance, and real estate law on behalf of large and small corporations and businesses. Charlie represented financial institutions in lending transactions with respect to regulatory and compliance issues, and healthcare providers in contract negotiations, real estate transactions, and regulatory matters. He also served as general counsel to a number of closely held corporations and not-for-profit organizations of all types, including religious corporations.
Charlie is a leader in the community and is actively involved in many civic organizations. He was elected chairman of NYU Winthrop Hospital’s board of directors in 2006. In 2017, he was elected to the board of trustees of NYU Langone Health. Charlie has served on the boards of the Long Island Association, Family and Children’s Association, and Accelerate Long Island, Inc., as well as many other organizations.
He formerly served on the council of overseers of the Tilles Center for the Performing Arts; on the board of governors of St. John’s University; as a member of the joint planning committee of the Long Island Health Network; and on the boards of Sacred Heart Academy and the New York State Health Foundation.