THE WEITZ LAW GROUP

A 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.

PRACTICE AREAS

 

Mergers & Acquisitions 
Business Entity Formation
Employment Agreements & Compensation Matters
Shareholder Agreements

Partnership Agreements
LLC Operating Agreements
Joint Venture Agreements

Buy-Sell Agreements
Nondisclosure & Non-Competition Agreements
Confidentiality Agreements
Start-up Advising
Option, Warrant & Restricted Stock Agreements
Management Agreements
Project Finance
Fund Subscription and Side Letter Agreements 
Licensing Agreements 
Distribution & Supply Agreements 
Lending & Finance Transactions

Loan Agreements & Promissory Notes
Asset-Based Lending
Mortgage Financing
Acquisition & Construction Financing
Infrastructure and Development Agreements
Commercial, Retail & Industrial Property Leasing
Architectural and Design Agreements
International and Cross-Border Transactions

Business Meeting
 

LISA SOHAYEGH WEITZ, ESQ.

Managing Partner

 

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.

Experience:

White & Case, LLP (New York)

Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP (Miami)

Education:

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

 

Admissions: 

Admitted in both New York and Florida

 

Languages: English, Farsi, Hebrew and Spanish​

MARK HOBSON, ESQ.

 

Collaborator

 

Mark Hobson is a partner in Halloran Farkas + Kittila LLP's  Miami office.  Mr. Hobson is an experienced securities, corporate, and transactional lawyer licensed in Colorado and Florida.

 

Mr. Hobson’s legal work ranges from helping founders of startups or other entrepreneurs form their entity or enter into joint venture projects or other contractual arrangements, to drafting employment agreements, to representing companies acquiring other companies or being sold. During his career, Mr. Hobson has assisted clients in structuring and documenting mergers and acquisitions.  Mr. Hobson's clients include private equity funds, sophisticated entrepreneurs and investors, sole proprietors and start-ups, small businesses and medium-sized business, broker-dealers, investment advisers and investment companies, and EB-5 Regional Centers, among others. Mr. Hobson's practice spans an array of industries.

 

Mr. Hobson started his career in São Paulo, Brazil, where he worked in private practice and then in-house at Banco Citibank, N.A.  After relocating to South Florida in November 1988, he worked for 12 years at Shutz & Bowen and then worked over 3 years with a boutique law firm in the heart of Miami’s financial district, before establishing his own firm in July 2014.   

Experience:

Hobson Firm (Miami)

Shutts & Bowen (Miami)

Citibank (São Paulo)

SHUTTS & BOWEN, LLP,

Education:

Master of Laws, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, cum laude, in International, European & Comparative Law, 1993

J.D., Florida State University College of Law, Katzentine-Simon II Scholarship, Managing Editor, Journal of Transnational Law, 1992

B.S., Tampa College, summa cum laude, Marketing and Management, 1998

 

Admissions: 

Admitted in both Florida and Colorado

 
REPRESENTATIVE TRANSACTIONS

 

Corporate & Securities Sectors:

 

  • 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.

 

Energy Sector:

 

  • 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.

 

GET IN TOUCH

Address

The Weitz Law Group, PA.
New York | Miami
21150 Point Place, Suite 1104, Miami, FL 33180
95 Delancey Street, New York, NY 10002

Contact

786.708.2602

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