Jensen Baird Gardner & Henry
Larry has extensive experience representing commercial lenders and developers throughout Maine. He has handled the construction, financing and foreclosure of major commercial, recreational, natural resource, residential, apartment and resort facilities, ranging from the purchase of a multi-state retail chain with over 80 owned and leased facilities, the assembly and development of a 400,000 square foot multi-parcel regional distribution center, and the structure of cross border loans to the foreclosure and disposition of troubled projects. His approach features adding value to the client.
Larry was also the primary draftsman of the Maine Condominium Act and represents developers and condominium-homeowner associations across the state. He is considered to be the leading condominium attorney in Maine and his innovative approaches to structure and administration of residential and commercial projects have become the standard statewide. He drafted the multi-phase multi-tier structure of largest residential project in the state, featuring alternative approaches to conventional developments, and recently arranged the financing and investment structure for the largest new apartment complex in the greater Portland area.
Over the past 37 years, he has been a speaker at many programs on commercial lending and condominium law and is co-author of Commercial Lending in Maine. He has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America for 16 consecutive years.
Larry graduated from Yale University with honors in economics and from the University of Michigan Law with honors. He has been active in civic affairs, serving as Chairman of the Cape Elizabeth Zoning Board, as president of the Cape Elizabeth Land Trust and as Commodore of Centerboard Yacht Club.
Larry has two grown children and lives with his wife, Cathy in Cape Elizabeth. He is active in the outdoors, having climbed all 62 mountains in excess of 4,000 feet in New England and is now an active sailor on his boat Katahdin.