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Robert M. Lazar

Robert M. Lazar represents borrowers, lenders and other parties in finance and corporate transactions. Rob advises private equity sponsors, portfolio companies, corporate borrowers and fund clients in a range of financing transactions, including acquisition financings, refinancings, direct lending and subscription lines of credit.


  • Fund financing, including subscription line credit facilities, management company credit facilities and special purpose vehicle leverage facilities.
  • Acquisition financings and refinancings, including senior secured financings, ABL financings and first lien/second lien financings.
  • Compliance for mutual funds, hedge funds, ERISA investor and separately managed accounts pursuant to the Securities Act of 1933, the Securities & Exchange Act of 1934, and the Investment Company Act of 1940.



  • Represented a large private equity sponsor in multiple matters, including an $850 million multi-fund revolver facility.°
  • Represented a large private equity sponsor in connection with the acquisition of a large apparel and sports gear retailer, including a $170 million split collateral credit facility.°
  • Represented a client in the acquisition of the management contracts for four CLOs, involving about $1.6 billion in assets under management, and in the issuance in another transaction of about $408 million in CLO notes.°

°The above representations were handled by Mr. Lazar prior to his joining Greenberg Traurig, LLP.

  • GRT Capital Partners, L.L.C., 2013-2015
    • Assistant General Counsel, 2014-2015
    • Compliance Counsel, 2013-2014

Recognition & Leadership

  • Member, Boston Bar Association


  • J.D., Northeastern University School of Law, 2013
    • Associate Articles Editor, Northeastern Law Journal
  • B.A., Emory University, 2009
  • Massachusetts
  • New York