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Practice Area
  • Business Law
Additional Practice Areas
  • Hospitality
  • Chinese Investment Group
  • Distressed Assets & Real Estate
  • Global Hospitality Group
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
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Nevada
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Languages
  • English
Professional Experience
Partner
Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP
Current
Partner, Chairman
Global Hospitality Group
Current
Education
University of California - Berkeley
B.A.
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University of California, Berkeley School of Law
J.D.
Activities: Berkeley Order of the Coif, Editor, California Law Review, 1968-1969
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Awards
Southern California Super Lawyer
Los Angeles Magazine
Awarded from 2009-2015 (Business Edition in 2014)
California's Top Real Estate Attorneys
Daily Journal
California Real Estate Deal Makers
Daily Journal
Professional Associations
University of California, Los Angeles Extension
Faculty
Current
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University of Southern California, Advanced Professional Program
Faculty
Current
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International Society of Hospitality Consultants (ISHC)
Member
Current
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The Hospitality Industry Forum
Founder and Seminar Chair
- Current
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Publications
Articles & Publications
The shrinking terms of hotel management agreements
Hotel News Resource
JMBM’s “preferred” EB-5 construction financing program for top developers and projects
Hotel Online and Inforuptcy Bankruptcy
Condo hotels: Don’t forget the secret sauce!
Hotel News Resource, Hotel Online, Hospitality Net, The Orlando Echo, Hotel Real Estate News and Hotel Trends
Prediction 2015: Chinese investment wave will create many opportunities in the US
Hotel Online and Hotel News Resource
Using condo hotels for financing new hotel development: The traditional condo hotel structures as ‘non-securities
Hotel Online
Speaking Engagements
The New Explosion of Hotel-Retail Mixed-Use, The Lodging Conference, The Arizona Biltmore Hotel & Resort
Hotel Development, EB-5 Conference, Las Vegas, NV
Panelist with Jonathan Bloch
Websites & Blogs
Website
Global Hospitality Group
Website
Jim Butler's Website Profile
Website
Jim Butler's Global Hospitality Group Website Profile
Website
Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP Website
Blog
Hotel Law Blog
Blog
Chinese Hotel Law Blog
Contact & Map
Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP
1900 Avenue of the Stars
7th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90067
USA
Telephone: (310) 201-3526
Cell: (310) 968-4000
Fax: (310) 203-0567