Miriam O. Hyman

Miriam O. Hyman

PartnerNew York, NY

T: (212) 448-1100

F: (212) 448-0066




Mimi Hyman practices in the area of international corporate law, representing clients predominantly based in Brazil, including manufacturers, banks, financial institutions, hedge funds, private equity funds, and high net worth individuals in their activities worldwide. She also has extensive experience in employment matters.

Ms. Hyman is a 1977 graduate of Hofstra University School of Law, where she was articles editor for Hofstra Law Review, and a summa cum laude graduate of Brandeis University, where she was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. She speaks Portuguese.

Representative Matters

  • Represented Bank Negara Indonesia in a borrowing in which Bank of America acted as lender.
  • Obtained approval from the Federal Reserve Board and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) for Banco do Estado do Rio Grande do Sul, S.A. to open a branch in Miami.
  • Represented Brazilian-based clothing designer, cachaça manufacturer and cosmetic company in financing, organizing and operating their businesses in U.S.
  • Prepared disclosure documents for numerous structured products and account agreements for several banks and financial institutions.
  • Advised U.S. investor in structuring private equity fund for investment in Brazilian portfolio companies.
  • Represented U.S. banks in secured financings in U.S., Mexico, Portugal and Brazil.
  • Represented Dutch private equity group in the formation of Cayman private equity funds and in acquisitions and dispositions of portfolio investments in the U.S. and Europe.
  • Represented Spanish-based group in disposition of assets and liquidation of U.S. retail operations.
  • Represented Brazilian banks in cross-border aircraft leasing and secured financing transactions.

Publications & Honors

  • Outstanding Women in Law, Hofstra University Law School, Awardee, 2019
  • Listed in Avenue Magazine's Legal Elite: New York City's Top Women Lawyers, 2011
  • Listed in Manhattan edition of Super Lawyers, 2006
  • AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®