Robert Frastai is a Tax partner in Weil’s Tax, Executive Compensation & Benefits Department and is based in New York. His practice is focused on the tax aspects of the formation and investing activities of domestic and international private equity funds.
Mr. Frastai has extensive experience advising clients with respect to transactions involving partnerships, limited liability companies and other pass-through entities. These transactions include acquisitions, dispositions and joint ventures. He also has significant experience advising on complex private fund seeding arrangements, secondary transactions and spin-outs.
Mr. Frastai regularly advises a wide variety of private investment funds including buyout, growth equity, infrastructure, debt and real estate opportunity funds. He has also represented investment banks, sovereign wealth funds and major pension funds in their United States and international investment activities.
Mr. Frastai is recognized as a leading lawyer for Tax in New York by Chambers USA, where clients note that he is “a very creative and practical problem solver” and that he “takes an incredibly complex issue and can explain it in basic layman’s terms. He is terrific at converting from the tax rule to the business issue.”
- New York University (B.S., 1992)
- New York University School of Law (J.D., 1996)
- New York University School of Law (LL.M., 1999)
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