February 18, 2014
Who is Robert M. Friedman?
Robert is a seasoned corporate attorney whose practice focuses on the formation of private investment funds in various asset classes, including venture capital, buyout, mezzanine, infrastructure, secondary investment, special opportunities, hedge, debt and art. Robert’s work also encompasses general corporate and securities matters, including private placements, mergers and acquisitions and financings. Robert joined the firm in January 2014.
How does he help his clients?
Robert represents clients in complex corporate transactions including mergers and acquisitions, public and private offerings of securities, leveraged buyouts, recapitalizations, debt financings and venture capital investments. He advises on structuring private investment funds to accommodate different groups of investors in, and on all legal and business matters relating to, private investment funds. His practice encompasses investment firms and corporations in the United States, England, France, Germany, Poland, Israel, India and Japan. He acts as “general counsel” to investment managers in advising on governance matters and regulatory compliance.
What do others say about him?
Dean Swagert, partner and co-chair of the Corporate/M&A practice group, says, “Bob is a great addition to the Corporate Department. He is a first rate corporate lawyer and is one of the leading practitioners in the formation of private funds."
What is Robert’s background?
Robert is active in pro bono and community pursuits. He provided counsel to the Hebrew Free Loan Society and Chefs for Humanity and aids the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society in fundraising by participating in triathlons. He earned his B.A. from Yeshiva University and his J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center and is an Advisory Board Member of the Private Equity CFO Association.
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