Robert A. Finkel, Partner

Robert Finkel has more than 20 years of experience in real estate law, general business and corporate matters, employment law and non-profit law.

Robert has assisted many clients with the acquisition, development, leasing, refinance and sale of real estate properties.  He also has extensive experience in counseling private and institutional lenders and investors in connection with their real estate and business backed financings and transactions. His clients are based in Massachusetts, throughout the U.S. and worldwide.

Working with entrepreneurs, Robert has substantial experience assisting clients with the launch and growth of their businesses. He has represented many clients in connection with their incorporation, LLC formation, shareholder agreements, equity financings, bank financings, employment agreements, stock option plans, contracts, and asset and stock purchase agreements.  Robert also works with non-profit foundations and public charities in incorporating and establishing their organizations and in providing ongoing corporate counsel.

Attorney Finkel is Chair of the firm’s Emerging Company Finance and Non-Profit Practice Groups and is a founding partner of KCL.

Representative Experience:

  • Serving as corporate counsel to many businesses and nonprofits.
  • Drafting and negotiation of loan and investment round documents.
  • Purchase, refinance and sale of real estate properties.
  • Drafting and negotiation of stock and asset purchase agreements.
  • Drafting and negotiation of commercial office and retail leases.
  • Organization of new nonprofits under section 501 (c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
  • Representing employees in connection with employment, stock option and severance agreements.
  • Representing Boston teachers as an approved provider on the Boston Teachers Union prepaid legal services plan provider list.

Community Involvement:

  • Vice-Chair, City of Newton’s Economic Development Commission
  • Board of Directors, Temple Emanuel of Newton, Massachusetts
  • Past President, Temple Emanuel Brotherhood
  • Board of Directors, The Wurtman Foundation
  • Former Member of the Board of Trustees, the Solomon Schechter Day School of Greater Boston
  • Former Chair, Strategic Facilities Committee, the Solomon Schechter Day School of Greater Boston

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