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Real Estate Partner David Tabibian Joins JMBM in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES—Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP (JMBM) is pleased to announce that David Tabibian has joined the Firm as a Partner in the Real Estate Department and the Global Hospitality Group®. He joins JMBM from Glaser Weil, where he handled and closed more than $4 billion worth of real estate transactions across the country.

“We are very excited to welcome David to JMBM’s partnership,” said Jim Butler, chair of the Real Estate Department. “His extensive real estate experience and dedication to furthering his clients’ business goals will be a great asset to our Firm.”

Tabibian’s practice focuses on acquisitions and dispositions, 1031 exchanges, construction, leasing, debt and equity financing, and joint ventures involving all asset classes. He represents a diverse group of clients, including both institutional and non-institutional real estate developers, owners and operators, private equity investors, funds, REITs, borrowers, lenders, commercial landlords and tenants, law firms, celebrities, and high net worth individuals.

“JMBM understands the significance of the real estate market,” said Tabibian. “The Firm provides tremendous depth across various specialties allowing its attorneys to handle any real estate deal of any size no matter how complex. I look forward to joining them in their commitment to helping clients achieve the best possible results.”

Tabibian received his J.D., with honors, from Loyola Law School, Los Angeles and his B.S., with honors, from the University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business. In 2019, the Daily Journal honored Tabibian as one of the “Top 40 Under 40” lawyers in California.

About JMBM’s Global Hospitality Group®
A team of seasoned professionals – with more than $87 billion of hotel transactional experience, involving more than 3,900 properties located around the globe – JMBM’s Global Hospitality Group are more than just great hotel lawyers. They help clients identify key business goals, assemble the right team, strategize the right approach to optimize value and then get the deal done. For more information, see

About JMBM
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