Nicomedes Sy Herrera is the Corporate Secretary of the InterVivos Foundation and is a member of its Board of Directors. Mr. Herrera is an attorney with expertise in financial and commercial matters. He previously served as General Counsel for Corridor Capital Group Holdings LLC headquartered in New York, which launched the first set of tradable indices for the commercial real estate market in partnership with State Street and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
In his legal practice, Mr. Herrera was a Senior Counsel at Lowenstein Sandler PC, where he managed commercial litigation involving securities and complex contract disputes and helped develop the client base of the New York office. Previously, he was an attorney at Torys LLP, a Toronto and New York-based firm specializing in sophisticated cross-border transactions. At Torys, Mr. Herrera successfully briefed and argued the seminal Harrison v. Barkley litigation that clarified the scope of Eighth and Fourteenth Amendment due process protections.
Mr. Herrera graduated from Columbia Law School in 1997, where he was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar. He graduated cum laude from Columbia College in 1994. Mr. Herrera was an adjunct law professor and taught contract law. Over the years, Mr. Herrera has been involved with and has served on the advisory boards of various charities. Most recently, he organized and co-lead a committee of lawyers to establish the Pope Francis Legal Help Center in Oakland, CA, where he continues to volunteer on a pro bono basis.