THE WEITZ LAW GROUP
Boutique Corporate Law Firm
Miami | New York
ABOUT THE FIRM
The Weitz Law Group is a boutique corporate law firm founded by Lisa Sohayegh Weitz, a corporate attorney with years of AmLaw 100 experience at prominent multi-national law firms in New York City and Miami.
Attorneys at The Weitz Law Group act as "out-of-house" counsel to VIP clients advising individuals and companies on corporate, commercial, transactional, and compliance matters.
Whether you need legal consultation on an agreement, or to sell your business, our team of highly skilled attorneys will walk you through every step, taking care of any issues you may have along the way.
Mergers & Acquisitions
Business Entity Formation
Employment Agreements & Compensation Matters
LLC Operating Agreements
Joint Venture Agreements
Nondisclosure & Non-Competition Agreements
Option, Warrant & Restricted Stock Agreements
Fund Subscription and Side Letter Agreements
Distribution & Supply Agreements
Lending & Finance Transactions
Loan Agreements & Promissory Notes
Acquisition & Construction Financing
Infrastructure and Development Agreements
Commercial, Retail & Industrial Property Leasing
Architectural and Design Agreements
International and Cross-Border Transactions
LISA SOHAYEGH WEITZ, ESQ.
Lisa Sohayegh Weitz is a corporate attorney with years of AmLaw 100 experience at prominent multi-national law firms.
Ms. Weitz started her legal career in New York City at White & Case, LLP and later joined Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP in Miami. Most recently, Ms. Weitz worked with the late Carlos Deupi at Deupi Law Group. Upon his passing, Ms. Weitz founded The Weitz Law Group, and advises clients on a broad range of corporate, venture capital, employment and transactional matters.
Ms. Weitz has represented both private and public entities in a wide range of general corporate and corporate finance transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, secured and unsecured commercial lending, mortgages, project finance, fund formation, and asset-based lending. She regularly advises entrepreneurs with start-up ventures. Ms. Weitz also handles private equity investments, corporate governance, and employment matters. In the energy sector, Ms. Weitz has represented both sponsors and borrowers in financing the development, acquisition and operation of numerous electricity generating facilities including wind and solar powered projects.
Ms. Weitz served on the Board of Directors of Atlantic II at the Point in Aventura, FL as its Treasurer.
White & Case, LLP (New York)
Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP (Miami)
J.D., Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, 2009, Cardozo Journal of Conflict Resolution, Class Senator
B.S., cum laude, New York University, Leonard N. Stern School of Business, Finance, Marketing, Spanish, 2006
Admitted in both New York and Florida
Languages: English, Farsi, Hebrew and Spanish
Corporate & Securities Sectors:
Represented Florida advertising agency with respect to purchase of shares from owner, operation of new company and ongoing corporate legal advice with respect to setting up company and running the business.
Represented purchaser of inventory and intellectual property assets in an M&A deal from a lender that had foreclosed on such assets.
Representing owner of real estate assets in different LLCs and corporations with respect to the purchase and sale of such interests and shares.
Representing a mortgage broker in connection with a commission and non-circumvention agreement with respect to the arrangement of seller financing for a real estate deal.
Representing corporate real estate owner with respect to sale of stock that occurred in Argentina for ratification in Florida and clean-up of corporate books for sale of property.
Representing Hard Money Lender in connection with is Loan documents, including Convertible Note and Security Agreement.
Representing start-up business consulting company in connection with creation of business and entity as well as two rounds of financing via Regulation S offering, including drafting of PPM, Subscription Agreement, Amended & Restated Operating Agreements, and related transaction documents.
Representing international telecom company in connection with the sale of its telecom towers in Peru to a national private equity firm.
Advising start-up health and skin care company in connection with investment from a large beauty company and negotiation and draft of operating agreement.
Representing clothing design company with sale of stock to new partners and draft of operating agreement for operation of same.
Representing a large, publicly traded borrower in connection with the refinancing of a $1.1 billion term loan facility.
Representing the borrower and the guarantor in connection with numerous term loan agreements with different banks with aggregate value of $1.5 billion.
Representing the borrower in connection with a $1.15 billion Term Loan B financing of two natural gas fired combined cycle generating facilities aggregating 3002 MW of capacity in Texas.
Representing the borrower in connection with a $258 million acquisition financing of a wind energy project aggregating 165 MW of capacity in Kansas.
Representing the sponsor in connection with the sale of membership interests pursuant to a $248 million tax equity financing of a wind energy project with total nameplate capacity of 249 MW of capacity in Texas.
Representing the limited and the general partner in connection with a $275 million credit agreement for the financing of a 102 MW wind farm in Ontario, Canada.
Representing the borrower in connection with a $88 million project financing of a 62 MW wind energy facility in California.