JMBM represented ORIX Capital Markets, LLC in confirming a Creditor’s Plan of Reorganization and defeating the Debtor’s Plan of Reorganization in a Chapter 11 case filed by a hotel located in the Monterey Peninsula so that a liquidating agent could be appointed to sell the hotel at an auction sale. Robert B. Kaplan and Joseph […]
JMBM successfully defended a lender after a week-long trial against a borrower/guarantor seeking to set aside guarantees and deeds of trust on real property securing commercial loans based upon allegations of fraud and mutual mistake. The lender was represented by Joseph N. Demko and Richard A. Rogan.
JMBM has drawn on its broad expertise representing motor vehicle manufacturers, secured lenders and real estate investors to create the JMBM Distressed Dealer Task Force. JMBM recognized the need for the Task Force after several partners were asked to represent clients’ financial interests that were put at risk by failing vehicle, farm implement and marine […]
JMBM’s Distressed Assets and Real Estate Group comprises a team of experienced finance, real estate, bankruptcy, tax and land use lawyers. Whether it is a solution to a problem or the response to an opportunity, we mobilize quickly to address the complex issues surrounding distressed real estate and other assets. To position our clients for […]
JMBM represented Phoenix American Incorporated in a two-week trial obtaining a declaratory judgment that it was not the successor-in-interest to an acquired company and therefore was not liable for the company’s debts; successfully defended the cross-complaint that claimed the transfer of assets from the acquired company was a fraudulent transfer and that Phoenix American Incorporated […]
On behalf of its client, CMR Mortgage Fund, LLC (CMR), of San Francisco, California, Jeffer, Mangels, Butler & Marmaro LLP (JMBM), a California full-service law firm with expertise in complex real estate sales, financings, work-outs, and bankruptcies, has closed a nearly $100 million loan to Halekua Development Corporation (Halekua), an out-of-possession debtor in a Chapter […]
Our attorneys negotiated, documented and closed a $258 million construction loan and mezzanine financing transactions for the development and construction of a major hotel and condominium complex and related facilities in Hollywood, California.
On behalf of the lender, JMBM is lead land use counsel involved in preserving, enhancing and protecting the land use entitlements and regulatory approvals for a number of large master planned community development projects that have gone through foreclosure.
Recently, JMBM’s lawyers brought a timely end to a disputed loan by filing and confirming a creditor plan that resulted in transfer of the asset to our creditor client.
JMBM has performed system-wide ADA audits for large national banks and regional banks. We advise major lenders regarding procedures and polices for cyberaccessibility issues, and pre- and post-foreclosure accessibility compliance.