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JMBM’s Meet the Money® in the Wall Street Journal today!

Hotel Lawyers at Meet the Money®. It was nice to wake up this morning to find JMBM’s hotel finance conference in a Wall Street Journal blog article by Kris Hudson, along with quotes from conference speakers Marty Collins of Gathouse Capital, Jan Freitag of Smith Travel Research, Robert Alter of Sunstone Hotel Investors, and Greg Mount of Richfield Hospitality.

We will be sharing some of the great information presented at the conference over the coming days, but if you missed this article, please take a look!

Luxury Hotels Fully Recovered? Not So Fast

We were delighted to have a Who’s Who of the meda at our 21st Annual Hotel Conference this week, including Kris Hudson of the Wall Street Journal, Nadja Brandt of Bloomberg, Roger Vincent of the Los Angeles Times, Jay Schultz of Hotel Business, and one of our favorite PR experts, Elizabeth Lampert.

More on the hotel finance conference soon.

This is Jim Butler, author of and hotel lawyer, signing off. We’ve done more than $87 billion of hotel transactions and have developed innovative solutions to unlock value from troubled hotel transactions. Who’s your hotel lawyer?


Our Perspective. We represent hotel lenders, owners and investors. We have helped our clients find business and legal solutions for more than $125 billion of hotel transactions, involving more than 4,700 properties all over the world. For more information, please contact Jim Butler at or 310.201.3526.

Jim Butler is a founding partner of JMBM and Chairman of its Global Hospitality Group®. Jim is one of the top hospitality attorneys in the world. GOOGLE “hotel lawyer” and you will see why.

JMBM’s troubled asset team has handled more than 1,000 receiverships and many complex insolvency issues. But Jim and his team are more than “just” great hotel lawyers. They are also hospitality consultants and business advisors. For example, they have developed some unique proprietary approaches to unlock value in underwater hotels that can benefit lenders, borrowers and investors. (GOOGLE “JMBM SAVE® program”.)

Whether it is a troubled investment or new transaction, JMBM’s Global Hospitality Group® creates legal and business solutions for hotel owners and lenders. They are deal makers. They can help find the right operator or capital provider. They know who to call and how to reach them.

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