Charles M. Strain

Charles M. Strain is the managing partner of Farrell Fritz.  He is actively involved in many civic organizations. Charlie has served as Chairman of Winthrop-University Hospital’s Board of Directors since 2006.  He also serves on the boards of the Long Island Association, Family and Children’s Association, the Winthrop South Nassau University Health System, Inc. as well as on the Joint Planning Committee of the Long Island Health Network.  Charlie 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, on the Boards of Sacred Heart Academy and the New York State Health Foundation and on the Advisory Panel of the Long Island Power Authority.

Charlie concentrates his practice in corporate, banking and real estate law on behalf of large and small corporations and businesses. He represents financial institutions in lending transactions with respect to regulatory and compliance issues and health care 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.

Charlie received his Juris Doctor from St. John’s University School of Law and his Bachelor of Arts cum laude from Washington and Lee University.