PRESS RELEASE May 15, 2014
Jonathan Bloch joins JMBM, adding expanded channels of capital-raising resources to the Firm’s Global Hospitality Group® and Chinese Investment Group™
Los Angeles—Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP (JMBM) is pleased to welcome Jonathan Bloch as a corporate partner in its Los Angeles office. Formerly of Manatt, Bloch’s law practice focuses on the needs of large institutional investors, including venture capital and private equity. He counsels clients in fund formation, operations, and legal and regulatory compliance. He has participated in raising capital for real estate, hospitality, technology and telecommunication companies, manufacturing facilities and Internet distribution centers.
“Jonathan brings some very exciting capital-raising resources to JMBM’s Global Hospitality Group® and Chinese Investment Group™,” according to Jim Butler, Chairman of those two internationally-respected practice groups. “Jonathan will be a senior member of both of these groups,” said Butler.
According to Butler, “In just four months, Jonathan and the JMBM team will have directly connected clients with more than $125 million in EB-5 financing sources. Bloch adds a new dimension to our EB-5 team which has worked on more than 40 EB-5 projects all over the country.”
Our corporate attorneys are very active in assisting investors, both domestic and abroad, in making capital investments in the U.S.,” said William F. Capps, Chairman of JMBM’s Corporate Department. “Our clients will certainly benefit from Jonathan’s expertise, and we are pleased to welcome him to the firm.”
Additionally, Bloch works with real estate developers, including hotel developers, and energy infrastructure companies in negotiating, documenting and obtaining loans through the EB-5 immigrant investor visa program. He has served on numerous boards of directors of public and private companies, taken several companies public through the IPO process and directly interacted with many state public pension funds.
“JMBM provides a great platform for my law practice,” said Bloch. “The lawyers here are very accomplished and their business-oriented approach will serve my clients well. I look forward to working with such a dynamic group of attorneys.”
Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP is a full-service law firm committed to providing clients with outstanding results. JMBM’s Corporate attorneys serve large publicly traded corporations, emerging entrepreneurial businesses and growing middle-market companies in a full range of financing, transactional and operational issues. The Firm’s Global Hospitality Group® focuses on the needs of hotel owners, developers, investors and lenders. From our offices in San Francisco, Los Angeles and Orange County, we serve our clients’ needs worldwide. For more information visit www.jmbm.com.