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Lawrence J. Hass

Partner, Corporate Department

New York

Phone: 1(212) 318-6401
Fax: 1(212) 230-7897


Larry Hass is a partner in the Corporate Department at Paul Hastings in New York and in the firm’s Global Private Investment Funds practice group. Mr. Hass concentrates his practice in assisting clients in the formation of private real estate investment funds and other private equity funds, and in the management, operation and regulatory compliance of such funds. Mr. Hass is also recognized as a leading expert on the interpretation and application of the fiduciary responsibility requirements of ERISA.

Before entering private practice, Mr. Hass served as an attorney at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, as assistant counsel for Fiduciary Responsibility in the Solicitors Office of the U.S. Department of Labor, and as special assistant to the Assistant Secretary of the Pension and Welfare Benefits Administration at the U.S. Department of Labor.

Mr. Hass is also the general counsel of the Pension Real Estate Association and is a past member of its Board of Directors.


  • The Legal 500, Investment Fund Formation & Management - Private Equity Funds (Including Venture Capital) (2021)
  • The Best Lawyers in America (2021)


  • Brooklyn Law School, J.D., 1971
  • University of Pennsylvania, B.A., 1967


  • Alidade Capital
  • Alpine Grove Partners
  • BKM Capital Partners
  • Davis Companies
  • Elion Partners
  • Graceada Partners
  • Lone Star
  • Mast Capital
  • National Electrical Benefit Fund
  • National Real Estate Advisors
  • Park Madison Partners
  • Sentinel Real Estate
  • Sterling Organization
  • WhiteStar Advisors
  • Yucaipa Companies

Practice Areas

Investment Management
Mergers and Acquisitions
Private Investment Funds
Global Compensation, Benefits, and ERISA




District of Columbia Bar
New York Bar


Brooklyn Law School, J.D. 1971
University of Pennsylvania, B.A. 1967

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