Robert Bendiner Weiss Joins Kramer Levin As Partner In Fund Formation Practice

Robert Bendiner Weiss has joined Kramer Levin as a partner in the firm’s New York office. He will practice in the Investment Management group, broadening its private fund formation practice.

Mr. Weiss focuses on private fund formation and advises clients on private equity, credit, ESG and venture fund structures as well as transactional and regulatory matters relating to investment funds.

Kramer Levin co-managing partners Paul H. Schoeman and Howard T. Spilko said, “Rob’s experience in fund formation will add valuable depth to the firm’s Investment Management group that will help us realize synergies with existing practice areas and capitalize on promising opportunities for strategic growth.”

“Rob has extensive experience shepherding clients through the complex process of structuring, marketing and closing investment funds,” said Corporate Chair Ernest S. Wechsler. “The breadth and depth of Kramer Levin’s work representing fund sponsors has expanded significantly in recent years. Adding Rob to our Investment Management practice will enhance our ability to provide excellent service to this growing client group at Kramer Levin.”

Mr. Weiss said, “I am looking forward to helping Kramer Levin continue to broaden its fund formation practice. The firm has an outstanding platform of highly experienced lawyers who perfectly complement my fund formation practice, and I am excited to partner with them.”

Mr. Weiss comes to Kramer Levin from K&L Gates. He earned his J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law and his A.B. from Princeton University.

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