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Jeff Sultan's practice, spanning more than 30 years (including 25 years with JMBM), emphasizes oil and gas, purchase and sale of California properties, corporate securities including public and private offerings and 1934 Act matters, 1933 Act registration and exemption issues, venture capital transactions, public and private mergers & acquisitions, limited liability companies, general partnership, limited partnership, limited liability partnership and joint venture organization, formation and operation, oil and gas matters, investment advisor and investment company issues, and legal opinions in business transactions. In the area of syndicated offerings, Jeff has extensive knowledge of all aspects of public and private real estate and energy-syndicated limited partnerships, partnership rollups and partnership dispute resolution. He specializes in serving the following industries: oil & gas, restaurants, hotels & hospitality, as well as high-tech, hospitals, and outpatient medical facilities.

Representative Experience
  • Represented a major California oil and gas producer in the acquisition of oil and gas properties from a private equity fund
  • Represented a major national religious non-profit corporation in debt offerings aggregating over $1 billion
  • Represented public limited partnerships in hundreds of millions of dollars of oil and gas syndications and real estate syndications in public registrations with the Securities and Exchange Commission
  • Represented a subsidiary of an Australian public corporation in the first international joint venture for exploration and development of oil and gas in South East Turkey
  • Represented management in buyout of a division of California's largest investor-owned public utility
  • Represented video post-production company in a $60 million participating preferred stock proprietary acquisition by a major Wall Street investment banking firm
  • Represented a Canadian public company in a $90 million Preferred Stock offering for a server-based computing network
  • Draftsman "Legal Opinions Concerning California Partnerships" by the Partnership and Limited Liability Company Subcommittee of the Business Law Section of the State Bar of California

J.D., UCLA School of Law, 1973
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B.A., University of California, Los Angeles, 1970

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice State Bar of California

Member, Natural Resources and Business Law Sections, American Bar Association

Member Subcommittee on State Regulation of Securities, American Bar Association

Member, Partnerships and Unincorporated Business Organizations, State Bar of California

Committee of the Business Law Section, State Bar of California, 1994-99

Legal Opinion Subcommittee of Business Law Section, State Bar of California, 2001-present

American Bar Association

Los Angeles County Bar Association

Awards & Recognition
  • 2017 Los Angeles  Business Journal Leader in Law Nominee
  • Graduation Rank 3 out of 300, University of California, Los Angeles, School of Law, 1973
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