Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP (JMBM) is pleased to announce that two senior Global Hospitality Group® members were honored last month for their legal accomplishments.

Guy Maisnik, Vice Chair of JMBM’s Global Hospitality Group®, has been included in the Los Angeles Business Journal’s list of “Top 100 Lawyers.” This list honors the top lawyers in Los Angeles for their legal achievements, professional impact and community involvement.

Guy advises clients on hospitality transactions, representing buyers, sellers, lenders, opportunity funds, special servicers, REITs, and developers in hotel transactions, joint ventures, hotel management agreements and franchise agreements, buying, selling and ground leasing of hotels, complex mixed-used development, and fractional and timeshare structuring.

David Sudeck, senior member of JMBM’s Real Estate department, has been recognized as a 2022 “Commercial Real Estate Visionary: Professional Service Advisor” by the Los Angeles Times. This list spotlights the top commercial real estate professionals in the region who have helped businesses reach the next level of growth.

David is a seasoned deal maker with an international reputation as an expert in hospitality projects. He provides critical business and legal advice to owners and lenders in the purchase, sale, development, construction, financing, leasing, and sale-leaseback of hotel, resort and mixed-use properties, including structuring complex hotel management and branding agreements.

These awards are a result of their excellent legal work and dedication to client service. To read Guy Maisnik’s profile in the Los Angeles Business Journal click here and to read David Sudeck’s profile in the Los Angeles Times click here.

MGM.Photo.jpgGuy Maisnik has over three decades of commercial real estate transactions with a specialty in hotels and finance. In advising clients in hospitality matters, which includes insurance structured coverages, Guy provides both a practical business and legal focus, representing buyers, sellers, lenders, funds, special servicers, REITs and developers in hotel matters, such as workouts, remedies, joint ventures, hotel management agreements and franchise agreements, buying, selling, ground leasing, development and construction of hotels, complex mixed used development and fractional and timeshare structuring.

Guy’s practice is equally domestic and foreign, where he advises on matters throughout the United States, Mexico, Canada, South America, Caribbean, Eastern and Western Europe, Australia, Middle East and Asia. Guy specializes in structuring capital raises through private equity, securitization, qualified opportunity zones, Chinese and EB-5 investments, and structuring workable condo hotel and resort trust solutions for domestic and foreign buyers and investors. A partner and Vice Chair of the JMBM Global Hospitality Group®, Guy is a senior member of the JMBM Chinese Investment Group, and a partner in the JMBM Real Estate Department. Guy is a fellow in the American College of Mortgage Attorneys, has been recognized in The Best Lawyers in America®, California Real Estate Journal’s Best Real Estate Lawyers, Los Angeles magazine’s Top Southern California Lawyers, as well as a Top Real Estate Lawyer in Real Estate Southern California magazine. For more information, please contact Guy Maisnik at [email protected] or +1 (310) 201-3588.

Profile-David-SudeckDavid Sudeck is a senior member of JMBM’s Global Hospitality Group® and JMBM’s real estate department. His practice primarily involves the complex issues associated with major commercial real estate projects, particularly those involving hotels, resorts, and mixed-use projects.

David is a seasoned real estate attorney and deal maker with an international reputation for his expertise on projects with a hospitality component, and he focuses in particular on providing practical counsel on critically important management and branding agreement issues. He is also widely recognized for providing top business and legal advice to hotel owners and lenders in the purchase, sale, development, construction, financing, leasing, and sale-leaseback of properties.

When he is not working on traditional senior debt or mezzanine financings for owners or lenders, David is likely working on creative joint ventures or “alternate” commercial property assessed clean energy (C-PACE) or EB-5 financings, as the head of the Firm’s C-PACE and EB-5 Finance groups. In the last 12 months, David and his team have closed more than $350 million of C-PACE financings, and David has been involved in virtually all of the $1.5 billion of EB-5 financings the Firm has handled. David also serves on the Public Policy Committee of the IIUSA, the EB-5 industry’s trade group for regional centers.

Contact David at +1-310-201-3518 or [email protected]