Resort Fee Litigation Advisory Group: Attorney General for DC sues Marriott International over hotel "Resort Fees"
Resort Fee Litigation Advisory Group: Attorney General for DC sues Marriott International over hotel "Resort Fees"

Hotel Law Blog · 9 Jul

If you are a consumer with a Resort Fee issue, please do NOT contact us! We do not represent consumers with complaints against hotels. We are part of

The current state of financing in the hospitality industry: Discussions and presentations at Meet the Money 2019
The current state of financing in the hospitality industry: Discussions and presentations at Meet the Money 2019

Hotel Law Blog · 28 May

28 May 2019 It's hard to believe that another Meet the Money(r) is in the rear view mirror, and that we have our 30th year on the horizon in 2020!

JMBM's Global Hospitality Chairman Jim Butler Will Speak About Hotel Investment at 2019 Institutional Real Estate Forum
JMBM's Global Hospitality Chairman Jim Butler Will Speak About Hotel Investment at 2019 Institutional Real Estate Forum

Hotel Law Blog · 10 May

Jim Butler, Chairman of JMBM's Global Hospitality Group(r), along with Jack Westergom of Manhattan Hospitality Advisors, will speak at the 4th Annual

Panic Buttons: What hotel owners need to know about unions and new ordinance in Long Beach, CA
Panic Buttons: What hotel owners need to know about unions and new ordinance in Long Beach, CA

Hotel Law Blog · 21 Feb

Voters in Long Beach, California passed an initiative in November 2018 that affects all hotels in Long Beach with more than 50 hotel rooms. The Hotel

Tax Alert: Foreign Entity Ownership Compliance - Don't Ignore the Repatriation Tax
Tax Alert: Foreign Entity Ownership Compliance - Don't Ignore the Repatriation Tax

Hotel Law Blog · 23 Jan

The tax lawyers at JMBM have significant experience in advising clients with international business interests, and keep them informed of developments

Jim Butler Hosts Senior Chinese Government Officials

Hotel Law Blog · 7 Dec

Recently, a Chinese government delegation visited Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP. The delegation included some of the highest-ranking officials

Hotel Lawyer project development update: SLS Resort Residence & Marina Hallandale Beach
Hotel Lawyer project development update: SLS Resort Residence & Marina Hallandale Beach

Hotel Law Blog · 7 Dec

The Global Hospitality Group® of Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP is pleased to announce its client Ari Pearl’s development of the Diplomat Golf

JMBM Announces Sale of Marriott Warner Center Woodland Hills
JMBM Announces Sale of Marriott Warner Center Woodland Hills

Hotel Law Blog · 26 Nov

The Global Hospitality Group® of Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP is pleased to announce the recent sale of the Marriott Warner Center Woodland H

U.S. News & World Report - Best Law Firms(r) Recognizes JMBM as 2019 "Best Law Firm"
U.S. News & World Report - Best Law Firms(r) Recognizes JMBM as 2019 "Best Law Firm"

Hotel Law Blog · 1 Nov

A hotel lawyer brings together numerous legal disciplines, depending on the hospitality project. That’s why the Global Hospitality Group® is part of

California Law Firm Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP Announces Formation of Legal Cannabis Group
California Law Firm Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP Announces Formation of Legal Cannabis Group

Hotel Law Blog · 1 Oct

Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP (JMBM) has announced the formation of its Legal Cannabis Group, which provides clients with all the resources an

JMBM Hotel Lawyer Guy Maisnik Speaks on Private Equity at the 2018 Lodging Conference
JMBM Hotel Lawyer Guy Maisnik Speaks on Private Equity at the 2018 Lodging Conference

Hotel Law Blog · 19 Sep

JMBM’s Global Hospitality Group® is pleased to announce that Guy Maisnik, Vice-Chair of the Group, will participate on the panel addressing Private E

Take 5 steps NOW to avoid trouble with California's new privacy act
Take 5 steps NOW to avoid trouble with California's new privacy act

Hotel Law Blog · 31 Aug

Despite a general effective date of January 1, 2020, there are 5 steps that anyone doing business in California should take now to avoid problems und

Proposition 65 Defense Lawyer: Is your hotel ready for the new Prop 65 regulation deadline?
Proposition 65 Defense Lawyer: Is your hotel ready for the new Prop 65 regulation deadline?

Hotel Law Blog · 7 May

For many years, businesses operating in California have been plagued by “bounty hunter” and government lawsuits brought under Proposition 65 — the Ca

Hotel Lawyer: Tips on negotiating your annual hotel budget
Hotel Lawyer: Tips on negotiating your annual hotel budget

Hotel Law Blog · 9 Oct

It is budget season again — that time when operators and owners sit down to agree on the financial blueprint for the next year. My partner Bob Braun

Resort Fee Litigation Advisory Group: How Resort Fees became an explosive $2.7 billion issue
Resort Fee Litigation Advisory Group: How Resort Fees became an explosive $2.7 billion issue

Hotel Law Blog · 6 Oct

Resort Fees are a $2.7 billion issue — a juicy target for Federal and State governments as well as plaintiffs’ lawyers. It is very likely that the Re

Resort Fee Litigation Advisory Group: National task force of 47 Attorneys General goes after Resort Fees
Resort Fee Litigation Advisory Group: National task force of 47 Attorneys General goes after Resort Fees

Hotel Law Blog · 3 Oct

esort Fees: It is not just the FTC. Now there are 47 Attorneys General focused going after perceived abuses of Resort Fees Consumer complaints have b

Resort Fee Litigation Advisory Group: An eruption of government and private claims over Resort Fees? Part 1 - The FTC 2017 Report
Resort Fee Litigation Advisory Group: An eruption of government and private claims over Resort Fees? Part 1 - The FTC 2017 Report

Hotel Law Blog · 29 Sep

Two significant developments may signal an eruption of government and private claims over Resort Fees — (1) publication of the FTC 2017 Report and (2

Resort Fee Litigation Advisory Group: Impending eruption of litigation over Resort Fees?
Resort Fee Litigation Advisory Group: Impending eruption of litigation over Resort Fees?

Hotel Law Blog · 25 Sep

Impending eruption of government and private litigation over Resort Fees (mandatory service fees) There were earthquakes and tremblors for at least 1

Hotel Lawyer: Tax Alert for Partnerships and LLCs
Hotel Lawyer: Tax Alert for Partnerships and LLCs

Hotel Law Blog · 18 Sep

As of January 1, 2018 owners of General Partnerships, Limited Partnerships or multi-member Limited Liability Companies may soon find themselves econo

Hotel Lawyers at The Lodging Conference 2017: EB-5, Mixed-Use Development and Deal Making
Hotel Lawyers at The Lodging Conference 2017: EB-5, Mixed-Use Development and Deal Making

Hotel Law Blog · 18 Sep

The Lodging Conference is taking place at the Arizona Biltmore in Phoenix, October 30-November 2, 2017, and hotel lawyers from JMBM’s Global Hospital

EB-5 Finance Lawyer: President's Trump's budget deal includes extension of EB-5 through 12-8-17
EB-5 Finance Lawyer: President's Trump's budget deal includes extension of EB-5 through 12-8-17

Hotel Law Blog · 7 Sep

President Trump’s budget deal with Congress includes extension of EB-5 through December 8, 2017 In a message to members of the Public Policy Committe

EB-5 Finance Lawyer: The Developer's EB-5 Handbook is now published
EB-5 Finance Lawyer: The Developer's EB-5 Handbook is now published

Hotel Law Blog · 15 Aug

JMBM’s Global Hospitality Group® and EB-5 Finance Group™ are pleased to announce the publication of The Developer’s EB-5 Handbook for EB-5 Constructi

EB-5 Financing Lawyer: What JMBM does to help developers with EB-5 financing
EB-5 Financing Lawyer: What JMBM does to help developers with EB-5 financing

Hotel Law Blog · 6 Aug

Client confidentiality precludes us from listing clients and projects we have assisted with this program, but suffice it to say that some of the best

EB-5 Financing Lawyer: Why you do NOT want to form your own regional center
EB-5 Financing Lawyer: Why you do NOT want to form your own regional center

Hotel Law Blog · 4 Aug

Although the EB-5 immigrant visa program has been around since 1990, the current trend of using it as a source of financing for hotel and other real

EB-5 Financing Lawyer: The 5 questions every developer is asking about EB-5 financing
EB-5 Financing Lawyer: The 5 questions every developer is asking about EB-5 financing

Hotel Law Blog · 2 Aug

The use of EB-5 financing has exploded over the past 8 years as an important funding source for new development – particularly for hotel developments

EB-5 Financing Lawyer: EB-5 construction financing term sheet for top developers
EB-5 Financing Lawyer: EB-5 construction financing term sheet for top developers

Hotel Law Blog · 1 Aug

JMBM believes that for most developers, EB-5 financing is best structured as mezzanine debt or preferred equity, to optimize the total amount of fina