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Robert Hopkins

Partner, Corporate Department


Robert Hopkins is a Partner in the Structured Credit practice at Paul Hastings and is based in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office. His practice focuses on representing domestic and international investment banks, commercial finance companies, direct lenders, private equity funds, and originators in all aspects of complex financings, including leveraged, specialty, asset-based and repo transactions, with a particular emphasis in the fintech market. Mr. Hopkins’ practice also covers securitization and structured finance, where he represents underwriters and collateral managers in collateralized loan obligation (CLO) transactions.

Prior to joining Paul Hastings, his practice included representations in RMBS/ABS securitizations involving mortgage loans, auto loans, student loans, credit card receivables, solar loans and a variety of other financial assets.



  • George Washington University School of Law, J.D. (with honors), 2014
  • University of Maryland, B.A., 2009

Practice Areas

Structured Credit

Securities and Capital Markets

Financial Restructuring

Leveraged & Syndicated Lending

Global Finance


Asset-Based Lending

Direct Lending and Private Credit Lending

Consumer Financial Services

Asset-Backed Finance




District of Columbia Bar


The George Washington University Law School, J.D. 2014

University of Maryland College Park, B.A. 2009

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