Cozen O’Connor: Schrier, Martin T.

Martin T. Schrier

Chief Strategy Partner

Miami

(305) 704-5954

(786) 220-0209

Recent News:

57 Cozen O’Connor Lawyers, 16 Practices Earn Top Recognition in Chambers USA 2019 Guide

Chambers USA, the leading annual guide to the top lawyers and law firms in the USA, has ranked 57 Cozen O’Connor lawyers as leaders in their respective fields in the Guide’s 2019 edition.

Marty focuses his practice on complex business transactions, including domestic and international mergers and acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, debt financings, restructurings, and venture and growth capital investments.

Marty represents all categories of participants in transactions, including buyers, sellers, major stockholders, lenders, financial advisers, management, special board committees, private equity firms, other private investment funds, high net worth individuals, and venture capitalists. He works with clients across various industries, with a particular focus on financial services, digital media, consumer products, and software.

In addition, Marty represents companies and their investors in a variety of corporate organizational and transactional matters, including financings, reorganizations, restructurings, technology licensing, joint ventures, strategic investments, international transactions, and venture capital investments. He provides general corporate counseling to privately and publicly held corporations and their boards of directors on a broad range of issues, including obligations of directors and corporate governance matters.

Marty also serves as the firm’s chief strategy partner. As the firm’s chief strategy partner, Marty is responsible for working with the firm’s management team to develop and execute on client-centric growth strategies aligned with the firm’s objectives. Marty also leads other initiatives to enhance the firm’s global competitiveness and positioning for new growth opportunities across geographies and practices.  

Experience

News

57 Cozen O’Connor Lawyers, 16 Practices Earn Top Recognition in Chambers USA 2019 Guide

April 25, 2019

Chambers USA, the leading annual guide to the top lawyers and law firms in the USA, has ranked 57 Cozen O’Connor lawyers as leaders in their respective fields in the Guide’s 2019 edition.

Cozen O’Connor Names Four Shareholders to Board of Directors

September 11, 2018

Cozen O’Connor has elected shareholders James H. Heller, Lori Kalani, Howard Maycon, and Martin Schrier to the firm’s board of directors.

126 Cozen O’Connor Attorneys Named to the Best Lawyers in America

August 22, 2018

One hundred twenty-six Cozen O’Connor lawyers from 20 of the firm’s national offices have been selected for inclusion in the 2018 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.

Cozen O’Connor Board Re-Elects Heller, Promotes McGuinness and Rinaldi Bailey

February 07, 2018

The Board of Directors of Cozen O’Connor unanimously re-elected Michael J. Heller to a third, three-year term as Chief Executive Officer of the firm, and added the title Executive Chairman effective immediately.

100 Cozen O’Connor Lawyers Named to the Best Lawyers in America

August 23, 2017

Lawyers were selected for inclusion in the 2018 edition based on a rigorous peer-review that has been developed and defined for more than 30 years.

Sixty-Two Cozen O’Connor Lawyers Named to the Best Lawyers in America

August 15, 2016

Sixty-two Cozen O’Connor lawyers from 13 of the firm’s national offices have been selected for inclusion in the 2017 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.

Fifty-Two Cozen O’Connor Lawyers Named to the Best Lawyers in America

August 17, 2015

The current edition is based on more than five million detailed evaluations by the top lawyers of the country. This list will be included in dozens of city and regional publications in the United States including The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, and The Washington Post.

46 Cozen O’Connor Lawyers Named to The Best Lawyers in America

August 28, 2013

Forty-six Cozen O’Connor lawyers from eight of the firm’s national offices have been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America. Attorneys were selected based on a rigorous peer-review of more than 4.3 million detailed evaluations. The list will be included in publications such as The Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, and New York magazine.

Martin Schrier Joins Cozen O’Connor’s Miami Office

April 01, 2013

Mr. Schrier, formerly a partner with K&L Gates, focuses his practice on complex business transactions, including domestic and international mergers and acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, restructurings, and venture and growth capital investments.

Education

  • Notre Dame Law School, J.D., 1995
  • University of Texas–Austin, M.A., 1992
  • University of Notre Dame, B.A., 1990

Awards & Honors

Best Lawyers in America 2014-2019

"Top Dealmakers of the Year," Daily Business Review 2011

Super Lawyers 2007-2014, 2016-2019

Florida Trend Legal Elite 2006-2009, 2011-2017

Chambers & Partners USA 2019

  • Florida
  • Texas