516-227-0700

Charles M.
Strain

Corporate

Partner

Uniondale

T: 516-227-0703|F: 516-227-2201

About Charles

Charles M. Strain served as Farrell Fritz’s managing partner from 2001–2015. He concentrates in corporate, finance, and real estate law on behalf of large and small corporations and businesses. Charlie represents 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 serves as general counsel to a number of closely held corporations and not-for-profit organizations of all types, including religious corporations.

Credentials

Education

  • St. John’s University School of Law
  • Washington and Lee University

Articles & Advisories

Create an innovation district at the Nassau Hub

The opportunity to redevelop the Nassau Hub’s Coliseum site into a proposed biotech park is an extraordinary one that can…

September 13, 2017

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News

Farrell Fritz, PC – Rebranding, New Office & Volunteerism

Charlie Strain was interviewed for the 60th anniversary edition of Long Island Business News that was published on October 25,…

October 25, 2013

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On the Move – Nonprofits – LIPA President & CEO, Kevin S. Law, Announced New Advisory Panel

January 09, 2009

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JLNS – Law Firm News – Charles M. Strain Appointed to LIPA Advisory Council

January 08, 2009

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NYLJ Newsbriefs: Charles M. Strain Appointed to the Long Island Power Authority’s Advisory Panel

January 06, 2009

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Newsday People on the Move: Charles M. Strain Named to LIPA’s Advisory Council

January 05, 2009

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David Award Honoree, Charles Strain

January 12, 2006

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Farrell Fritz Expands Eastward

January 07, 2005

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Moving to the Head of the Class

Law firm leaders scan local talent pool for new partners Amid the fanfare of year-end elections, with the general public…

January 23, 2004

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Farrell Fritz to Open NYC Office

UNIONDALE – Farrell Fritz, Long Island’s third-largest law firm, is taking a bite of the Big Apple. The 71-attorney firm…

January 23, 2004

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Press Releases

Ten Farrell Fritz Attorneys Named to The Best Lawyers in America© 2020

Farrell Fritz congratulates ten attorneys on being selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2020.…

August 15, 2019

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Ten Farrell Fritz Attorneys Named to The Best Lawyers in America© 2019

Farrell Fritz congratulates ten attorneys on being selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2019.…

August 09, 2018

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Ten Farrell Fritz Attorneys Named to The Best Lawyers in America 2018

Farrell Fritz congratulates ten attorneys on being selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2018.…

August 15, 2017

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Nine Farrell Fritz Partners Named to The Best Lawyers in America© 2017

Farrell Fritz congratulates nine partners on being selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2017.…

August 16, 2016

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Robert C. Creighton Elected Managing Partner at Farrell Fritz

Farrell Fritz is pleased to announce that Robert C. Creighton, Partner, has been named the Firm’s Managing Partner, effective January…

November 30, 2015

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Three Farrell Fritz Attorneys and One Paralegal to Receive LIBN’s Inaugural “Leadership in Law”

Farrell Fritz congratulates Charles Strain, Senator J. Kemp Hannon, Kathryn Carney Cole and Rena Dellis on being selected to receive…

November 10, 2011

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Charles M. Strain, Farrell Fritz Managing Partner, Appointed to LIPA Advisory Council

December 29, 2008

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Recognition

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The Best Lawyers in America

Lawyer of the Year–Long Island 2019

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The Best Lawyers in America

Health Care Law 2017–2020

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Long Island Press

50 Most Influential Long Islanders 2012, 2014

Community Work

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 and continues to serve in that capacity. In 2017, he was elected to the board of trustees of NYU Langone Health. Charlie also currently serves on the boards of the Long Island Association, Family and Children’s Association, and Accelerate Long Island, Inc.

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.

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