Lawrence Rutkowski is senior counsel in Seward & Kissel’s Corporate Finance Department. Larry has practiced law since 1979. He joined Seward & Kissel as a partner in 1992. Larry is a member of the firm’s Maritime and Transportation Finance Group, a cross section of attorneys within the firm from the Corporate Finance, Corporate Securities, Litigation and Tax departments with expertise on matters of interest to clients in the transportation industry and is a member of the firm’s Business Transactions Group. In such capacity, Larry has worked on matters ranging from the formation of joint ventures, asset finance transactions, secured and unsecured lending, registered and unregistered securities transactions, mergers and acquisitions and cross border leases to restructurings and bankruptcy. In addition to representing clients in the transportation and financial services industries, Larry’s practice has included considerable experience in commodities finance, equipment finance and in the energy sector.