Lawrence J. Brody
Lawrence "Larry" Brody is a partner of Bryan Cave LLP, an international law firm. The leader of its Private Client Service Group, he focuses his practice on estate planning for high net worth individuals and the use of life insurance in estate and non-qualified deferred compensation planning.
Brody is an adjunct professor at Washington University School of Law and a visiting adjunct professor at the University of Miami School of Law. He is the author or co-author of numerous articles and books on the use of life insurance in estate and employee benefit planning, including two BNA Tax Management Portfolios, two books for the National Underwriter Company, and a number in the ABA Insurance Counselor Series.
Brody is a member of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC) and the American College of Tax Counsel, and is a frequent participant at ALI-ABA programs and Society of Financial Professionals programs and teleconferences. He is a member of the Advisory Committee for the Philip E. Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning, of the University of Miami School of Law.
Brody received a bachelor's degree from the University of Pennsylvania. He received his law degree from Washington University. He also holds a master of law degree from New York University.