Larry Welch is a partner and Chair of the Real Estate Group. He handles real estate transactions for high-profile individuals and businesses in the entertainment, advertising, restaurant, personal care, and professional services industries.
Mr. Welch regularly advises on purchases, sales, leases and financings of a wide range of commercial properties -- including retail stores, restaurants, music studios, art galleries, advertising agencies, gyms, professional offices, schools and other public spaces across the country. He guides clients at every stage of their real estate journey – from opening their places of business, to buying and selling land and buildings, to purchasing investment properties and personal residences.
In addition to his real estate transactions practice, Mr. Welch works with the Frankfurt Kurnit Litigation Group to resolve real estate-related disputes, and with the Frankfurt Kurnit Restaurants Group to provide legal advice to restaurateurs and their business partners.
Mr. Welch serves as Chair of the New York City Bar Association’s Hospitality Law Committee. He has presented on real estate issues for the New York City Bar Association and other organizations. During the COVID-19 pandemic, he provided pro bono advice to individual tenants, including via an advice hotline for restaurateurs. He is an active member and former Chair of the “Prep in Real Estate” Alumni Committee of “Prep for Prep,” an organization that prepares students of color to attend private schools.
Mr. Welch received his J.D. from Fordham University School of Law and his B.A. from Vassar College. He is admitted to practice in New York.
Fordham University School of Law (J.D.)
Vassar College (B.A.)
Upcoming Speaking Engagements
Past Speaking Engagements
ReWIREd – Adventures in Rehabbing Baltimore
May 9 2022
Retail Lease and Guaranty Agreements – Pandemic Updates
February 10 2022
Opening a Restaurant in New York City: Legal Issue Boot Camp
Larry Welch presented, “Five Courses of Restaurant Leasing,” during a New York City Bar Association program in connection with the Opening a Restaurant in New York City: Legal Issue Boot Camp.
March 1 2017
news & press
Frankfurt Kurnit Adds Real Estate Practice Chair
Crain’s New York, The New York Law Journal, Law360, and The New York Real Estate Journal covered the news that Larry Welch joined the firm as a partner and chair of our real estate group. View Article