ROBERT KREITMAN, co-leader of the firm’s global Tax group, focuses on the structured finance, securitization and financial products areas. He also represents a wide range of registered and non-registered investment funds in the acquisition, disposition, and financing of financial, real estate and infrastructure assets. Robert’s principal areas of experience include residential and commercial mortgage-backed securitization, asset-backed securitization, structured finance and capital markets, including CLO and CRE CLO transactions, the structuring of funds for corporate and real estate loan origination, the structuring of REO-to-rental financings, servicer advance financings, debt repackagings, securitization of non-performing and re-performing loans, catastrophe bonds, insurance-linked securities, distressed asset funds, structured notes, credit-default swaps and synthetic securitizations.
Strong leadership on behalf of his clients has earned Robert acknowledgement in numerous industry publications. He has been consistently recognized by Chambers USA for his work in Tax (2010–2022) and was ranked by Chambers Global as a Band 1 lawyer in Capital Markets: Securitization: Tax (2021–2023), where he was lauded as “an asset to clients seeking advice on securitizations.” Clients describe him as someone who “knows the market, knows the tax issues, and has a pragmatic but informed view of what’s needed.” His work has been recognized by The Legal 500, Tax Directors Handbook, The International Who’s Who of Corporate Tax Lawyers, and Practical Law Company.