Robert H. Steinberg utilizes his business, accounting, and legal background in representing domestic and international banks, financiers, equity investors, and borrowers in sophisticated lending and financing transactions. He also advises his clients in many types of corporate and business transactions and agreements and corporate organization, governance, and structuring issues. In addition to being a member of the bar, Robert has an undergraduate degree in accounting and passed all four parts of the national CPA exam on his first attempt.
Robert’s special emphasis in entertainment financing transactions includes single motion picture production financing, equity investments, film library acquisitions and financings, tax incentive financing, and working capital revolving credit facilities secured by all of the borrower’s assets. In addition, he advises clients in general business/commercial transactions and real estate transactions. He recently assisted a client in selling an 80% interest in its company to Asian investors. He has also represented a number of private funds specializing in entertainment lending and investments. He has assisted entertainment clients that have become creditors in bankruptcy proceedings. He has also represented buyers of a number of film and television libraries.
Robert has been involved in the production and financing of the last five films in the Terminator franchise and assisted the current rights holder in the acquisition of the Terminator rights, including the review of the chain of title created from initial creation of the project through several bankruptcies.
In addition to advising his clients in a variety of business matters, Robert served as managing partner of Gipson Hoffman & Pancione from 2013 to 2019.