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Guy Maisnik has over four decades of commercial real estate transactions with a strong expertise in hotels and finance.

A partner and Vice Chair of the JMBM Global Hospitality Group®, Guy is a senior member of the JMBM Chinese Investment Group, and a partner in the JMBM Real Estate Department.

Guy advises clients on hospitality transactions, with both a practical business and legal focus, representing buyers, sellers, lenders, opportunity funds, special servicers, REITs and developers in hotel transactions, joint ventures, hotel management agreements and franchise agreements, buying, selling and ground leasing of hotels, hotel management companies, and complex mixed used development, fractional and timeshare structuring.

Guy assists lenders and mezzanine lenders with the structuring of their hotel lending programs and the workout of their problem loans and portfolios.

Guy’s practice is equally national and foreign, where Guy advises on matters throughout the United States, Mexico, Canada, South America, Caribbean, Eastern and Western Europe, Australia, Middle East and Asia.

He also has significant experience in structuring capital raises through Asian investment funds, EB-5 and other foreign investment vehicles, and structuring workable condo hotel and resort trust solutions for domestic and foreign buyers and investors.

Guy has been recognized in The Best Lawyers in America®, California Real Estate Journal's Best Real Estate Lawyers, Los Angeles magazine's Top Southern California Lawyers, as well as a Top Real Estate Lawyer in Real Estate Southern California magazine, and selected as a top 100 lawyer in Los Angeles by the Los Angeles Business Journal.


J.D., Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, 1984

B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara, 1980

Bar Admissions State Bar of California
Awards & Recognition
  • Selected, Law360 Editorial Advisory Board, 2024
  • Listed, Los Angeles Business Journal Top 100 Lawyers 2022
  • Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review, AV Rating
  • Listed, Los Angeles Magazine's Southern California Super Lawyer, 2012-2024
  • Listed, Corporate Counsel Super Lawyer
  • Fellow, American College of Mortgage Attorneys
  • Listed, The Best Lawyers in America® 2013-2024
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association
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