Robert S. Insolia

Robert S. Insolia

Partner Managing Partner, Goodwin
Robert S. Insolia

Rob Insolia, a partner in Goodwin’s nationally recognized Real Estate Group, represents and advises clients involved in the capitalization of real estate through public and private capital markets. Formerly co-chair of the firm’s Real Estate Private Investment Funds Practice, Mr. Insolia assists clients with the formation of domestic and international private equity and real estate funds, REIT IPOs and follow-on public offerings, the formation and capitalization of investment managers and finance companies, mergers and acquisitions of real estate operating companies, and the purchase, sale, financing and restructuring of real estate and real estate-related assets.

Mr. Insolia is Goodwin’s Managing Partner and serves on the firm's Executive Committee and as chair of its Management and Allocations Committees. In 1997, Mr. Insolia was a founding partner of Goodwin’s New York office, which he chaired through 2004. He chaired the Business Law Department of the firm’s New York office through 2007.


Mr. Insolia has been selected for inclusion in Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business and The Legal 500 U.S. In 2009, he was honored by New Destiny Housing Corporation for his and Goodwin’s work on behalf of the organization which helps low-income victims of domestic violence and others at risk of homelessness transition to stable, safe and violence-free futures by providing housing and services.

Areas of Practice


Mr. Insolia represents more than two dozen real estate investment managers in strategic transactions such as sponsoring commingled real estate funds and acquiring or selling real estate operating companies or investment managers. He also has represented investment banks, insurance companies and commercial banks, as well as issuers, underwriters, joint ventures, REITs, partnerships, other public and private real estate operating companies and investors in capital markets real estate transactions.



J.D., 1984
Fordham University School of Law
B.A., 1979
State University of New York at New Paltz



New York
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