Martin J. Carrara is admitted to the practice of law in New Jersey and New York. He has significant experience negotiating and preparing contracts for complex, domestic and international business, commercial, technology, and real estate transactions, and in counseling clients in a wide variety of legal matters. Mr. Carrara is a nationally featured speaker and author on a variety of legal topics, with a particular emphasis on contract law, contract negotiation and drafting, the legal aspects of purchasing and supply management, technology and electronic commerce law, and professional ethics.
Mr. Carrara earned his juris doctor (J.D.) degree from Fordham University School of Law, and also holds a master of business administration degree (MBA) from Wagner College.
Mr. Carrara is Senior Corporate Counsel at Wyeth where he is responibles for transactional matters for the Wyeth Consumer Healthcare Division. His previous experience includes several years as a Senior Corporate Counsel at Pfizer Inc in New York and Pharmacia Corporation in Peapack, New Jersey, as well as significant experience as Vice President at Citibank, N.A. and in key contract management and supply management positions at NYNEX Corporation/Bell Atlantic (now Verizon Communications) and L.K. Comstock & Co., Inc. His experience spans industries including pharmaceuticals, financial services, telecommunications, and construction.
The combination of his legal and business experience and education enables Mr. Carrara to fully understand both the legal and the business issues in any transaction, to identify risks, and to help his clients find innovative solutions.