Lawrence H. Schaefer is a Partner in the Albany office of Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman LLP where he focuses his practice on representing labor unions and individuals before arbitrators, mediators, administrative agencies, and in New York’s state and federal courts.   

After graduation from law school, Larry received a direct commission in the U.S. Air Force as a Judge Advocate where he practiced until joining a private law firm in 1998. 

Larry is also a member of the New York Air National Guard, serving as the Staff Judge Advocate for Joint Forces Headquarters-Air in Latham, New York. 

  • New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of New York

Syracuse University, J.D., cum laude
University at Albany, magna cum laude

  • New York State Bar Association Committee on Veterans 
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