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
Shareholder and Partnership Agreements
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
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
MARK HOBSON, ESQ.
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.
Hobson Firm (Miami)
Shutts & Bowen (Miami)
Citibank (São Paulo)
SHUTTS & BOWEN, LLP,
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
Admitted in both Florida & Colorado