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Larry Chanen

Larry Chanen is a Senior Vice President and Associate General Counsel in the JPMorgan Chase Legal and Compliance Department, where he handles large bankruptcy/workout litigation matters for the firm. For many years, he has been a Senior Sponsor of the JPMorgan Chase Pride LGBT employee networking group and has been one of the leaders of the Legal Department Diversity Committee.

Larry has long been a leader in the LGBT community in the New York area, most recently serving as co-Chair of the Board of Directors of SAGE (Services and Advocacy for GLBT Elders), the nation’s oldest and largest organization dedicated to the LGBT older community. Among his other activities, Larry served as a member of the Board of the Empire State Pride Agenda, was a member of the Legal Advisory Committee and a Cooperating Attorney for Lambda Legal, and co-founded the Lesbian and Gay Community Mediation Service, which became the Center Mediation Service. In November 2010 Larry was the recipient of the “Out and Proud Corporate Counsel Award” from the National LGBT Bar Association. Larry also received the 1999 Community Service award from LeGaL, the LGBT Bar Association of Greater New York.  He received his B.A. from the University of Michigan and his J.D. from New York University School of Law. He resides on Roosevelt Island, New York with his spouse, Jack Burkhalter.