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Gary M. Wingens is Chair and Managing Partner of Lowenstein Sandler. The firm has experienced substantial growth under his direction, and now comprises over 350 lawyers in offices in New York, Palo Alto, New Jersey, Utah, and Washington, D.C. Gary believes that what makes Lowenstein Sandler different is the intensity of the firm's devotion to its people, its clients, and its communities. Under his leadership, the firm's lawyers regularly invest their skills and passion to support their colleagues, advance their clients' businesses, and strengthen their communities.
Gary's legal practice spans the areas of structured finance, mortgage finance, and commercial real estate, overseeing acquisitions, dispositions, and financings of properties; mortgage loans; and servicing rights valued in the billions of dollars. Esteemed by clients for his in-depth understanding of their industries and business processes, he inspires the firm's lawyers to immerse themselves in their clients' businesses in order to deliver efficient, relevant solutions.
Gary is also passionate about public interest and pro bono work. His vision inspired the creation of the Lowenstein Center for the Public Interest to strategically channel the firm's pro bono and public interest efforts. He serves on the Executive Committee of the Victoria Foundation, the Board of Directors of Kids In Need of Defense (KIND), the Board of Directors of The Jewish Education Project, and the Board of Directors of the New Jersey Institute for Social Justice. He previously served on the Executive Committee and as Chair of the Allocations Committee and Strategic Planning Committee of the Jewish Federation of Greater Metrowest, and on the Brandeis University Alumni Board. He is former President of the Board of Golda Och Academy, a Solomon Schechter school.