Robert M. Keane, Jr.

Partner at Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Robert M. Keane, Jr.

Robert M. Keane, Jr.

Partner at Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Biography

Paul Hastings LLP.
ROBERT M. KEANE, JR.
Partner, Real Estate Department
Los Angeles


T 1(213) 683-6341
F 1(213) 996-3341
robertkeane@paulhastings.com

Robert Keane is a partner in the Real Estate practice of Paul Hastings and is based in the firm’s Los Angeles office. He concentrates his practice primarily on the representation of domestic and international investment banks, commercial banks, opportunity funds, non-regulated lenders and pension funds in equity investments, joint venture formations, acquisitions and dispositions, real estate-related lending, and debt restructuring, workouts and reorganizations.

Recent Representations

Represented funds managed by Oaktree Capital Management, L.P. in a structured transaction with the FDIC to acquire approximately $390,000,000 of real estate loans and assets once held by various failed banks

Represented Infinity World Development Corp., a subsidiary of Dubai World, in the successful US$2Bn refinancing and high yield note offering for CityCenter Holdings, LLC, a 50:50 joint venture between Infinity World Development Corp. and MGM Resorts International

Represented funds managed by Oaktree Capital Management, L.P. in a structured transaction with the FDIC to acquire approximately $160,000,000 of real estate loans and assets once held by FirsTier Bank
Represented funds managed by Oaktree Capital Management, L.P. in the acquisition of two portfolios of non-performing loans and REO from a Midwest regional bank

Represented TPG Capital in the acquisition of a portfolio of Catellus properties and the Catellus name from distribution facility owner ProLogis

Represented funds managed by Oaktree Capital Management, L.P. in the acquisition of a portfolio of performing and non-performing loans and REO from a Northwest regional bank

Represented funds managed by Oaktree Capital Management, L.P. in a structured transaction with the FDIC to acquire approximately $188,000,000 of real estate loans and assets once held by various failed banks

Represented an opportunity fund in the restructure of a joint venture for the development of a large regional mall

Represented affiliates of Rockwood Capital, LLC on a number of joint venture equity investments, financings and acquisitions and dispositions of commercial projects

Represented Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. in more than sixty workouts, foreclosures, receiverships and restructuring of commercial loans

Represented funds managed by Oaktree Capital Management, L.P. in the acquisition of a portfolio of performing and non-performing loans from a Southeast regional bank


Accolades and Recognitions

Recognized as a leading lawyer in the area of real estate in consecutive editions of Super Lawyers–Rising Stars Edition (2004-2012)
Listed in The Best Lawyers in America (2010-2012)


Speaking Engagements and Publications

Presentation to the Financial Lawyers Conference entitled “Hedging Your Bets: Are You Swapping One Problem For Another?” which discussed selected enforceability issues with respect to securing hedge, swap and derivative transactions with California real property
Article Editor for the Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review

Professional and Community Involvement

Member of the State Bar of California

Education
Loyola Law School, J.D., 1997
Loyola Marymount University, B.A., 1994

PRACTICE AREAS
Real Estate Restructuring and Reorganization
Real Estate Equity Investments and Joint Ventures
Real Estate Development and Construction
Real Estate Acquisitions and Dispositions
Real Estate Finance
Real Estate

ADMISSIONS
California Bar

Education

Loyola Law School, J.D., 1997
Loyola Marymount University, B.A., 1994

News
October 2, 2012

Paul Hastings Represents Oaktree Capital Management in NPL Securitization
September 6, 2011

Paul Hastings Advises Oaktree Capital Management Funds on Purchase of FDIC CADC/RADC Loans
August 5, 2011

Paul Hastings Advises Oaktree Capital Management On Purchase Of FDIC SIP Loans

PUBLICATIONS
May 1, 2002
California Civil Code Section 3110.5

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Education
J.D.
Class of 1997

The administration of the school is divided into eight areas: Research and Academic Centers, Finance and Administration, Faculty, Student Affairs, Enrollment Management, Advancement, Admissions, and Career Services.

B.A.
Class of 1994

Founded in 1911, LMU is a premier Catholic university rooted in the Jesuit and Marymount traditions. Our enrollment includes 6,087 undergraduate, 2,220 graduate and 1,236 law school students. Our 142-acre bluff-top campus is located in West Los Angeles and is among the nation's most beautiful and green campuses.

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Partner
2019 - Current

Kirkland & Ellis LLP provides legal services. The company counsels clients in complex litigation, corporate and tax, intellectual property and restructuring matters. The company was founded in 1909 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

Partner
Prior

Paul Hastings is a leading international law firm that provides innovative legal solutions to many of the world's top financial institutions and Fortune Global 500 companies. With a strong presence throughout Asia, Europe, Latin America, and the U.S., they have the global reach and extensive capabilities to provide personalized service wherever their clients’ needs take them.

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TDR Capital LLP, Euro Garages Ltd. purchase The Kroger Co. /Convenience Store Bus from The Kroger Co.

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TPG Capital, LP purchases ProLogis /Catellus Retail & Mixed-use Ops from ProLogis

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