Robert Frastai


Robert Frastai
Robert Frastai is a partner in Weil’s Tax 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.

Robert 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.

Robert 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.

Robert is recognized as a leading lawyer for Tax in New York by Chambers USA, where clients note he is “a very creative and practical problem solver” and has “broad and deep industry experience.” He is recognized as a “Bankruptcy Tax Specialist” by Turnarounds & Workouts magazine. He has also been recommended for U.S. Taxes: Non-Contentious by Legal 500 US and is recognized for Tax by Super Lawyers.

Robert received his J.D. and LL.M. degree in Taxation from New York University School of Law and his B.S., cum laude, in Accounting from New York University Stern School of Business where he was a member of the Beta Gamma Sigma Business Honorary.

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