Jim Butler was quoted in Hotel Business in the article "Lenders, Buyers, Sellers All Willing to Play Deal Waiting Game Deep into 2010," commenting on the current lodging transactions market with predictions for 2010.
The Law360 article titled “Court Rules for Forever 21 on Fabric Design Copyright” discusses Rod Berman’s case and mentions JMBM for representing Forever 21 in the win. Susan Allison and Jessica Bromall Sparkman are also involved in the case.
Michael Gold is quoted in the article "Top Level Corporate Communications: Managing the Technology Risk", which appears in the current online version of Financier Worldwide magazine, and appeared in the hard copy version of the magazine in November.
Mark Adams was mentioned in the Fall 2009 issue of the Baylor Business Review for joining JMBM’s Orange County office.
Jim Butler’s recent LA Times quotes regarding the current state of the hotel industry were reprinted in Corporate Meetings & Incentives in the article "The Shape of Things to Come."
Jim Butler was quoted in Mortgage Bankers Association Newslink in the article, "California Faces Hotel Downturn", regarding the current downturn in the hotel industry in California as being representative of what is going on across the country.
Jim Butler was quoted in the Los Angeles Times in the article titled, "Hotel Defaults, Foreclosures Rise in California", regarding the amount of hotel properties in California that are closing due to lack of business. Jim’s quote was also reprinted in CalculatedRisk and The Motley Fool.
Jim Butler’s blog article, "Hotel Lawyer: Distressed hotel investments — Maximizing the value for Lenders, Borrowers and Investors," appeared in Hotel Online and ehotelier.com.
Rod Berman was listed in "LA’s Top 100 Lawyers", which appeared in the October 5 issue of the Los Angeles Business Journal.
Jim Butler was quoted in the California Real Estate Journal article, "Debt & Equity – Special Servicers Brace for Looming CMBS Defaults", stating that troubled CMBS loans are beginning to be worked out by special servicers, with assets being put into receiverships.