Robert Handler is a Partner in Glaser Weil’s Corporate and Real Estate Departments. For more than 25 years, Mr. Handler has proved to be a trusted advisor to businesses, business owners and investors in a wide variety of matters. Mr. Handler’s clients have ranged from sole proprietors to Fortune 100 companies, in industries that include commercial banking and finance, film production, software development, real estate investment, fashion design and manufacturing, commodities, and commercial leasing.
Mr. Handler’s current practice focuses on the representation of private middle-market companies and real estate investors. He frequently serves as outside general counsel to these companies. Mr. Handler advises on business structuring and formation, business transactions, mergers and acquisitions, buy/sell agreements, financing, real estate purchases, sales and leasing, licensing and other business legal matters.
Mr. Handler graduated from the University of Michigan, with distinction, and from the University of Southern California Gould School of Law, where he was a member of the Law Review.
Represented a major apparel manufacturer in the acquisition of a contemporary women’s apparel business.
Represented a leading men’s apparel manufacturer in the sale of its trademarks and related assets to a brand management firm.
Represented a major Chinese real estate developer in the acquisition and entitlement of a property in downtown Los Angeles.
Represented an intellectual property holding company in the licensing of its trademark to multiple domestic and international licensees.
Represented a commercial finance firm in negotiating and documenting asset-based lending facilities.
Represented an online video gaming company in raising venture capital financing.
Represented a wheel manufacturer in the sale of its business to a private equity firm.
California Fashion Association, Advisory Board
City of Hope, Fashion and Retail Group, Board of Directors
Los Angeles County Bar Association, Business and Corporations and International Law Sections