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Seth Weissman

Partner
SWeissman@JMBM.com
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Tel: (310) 785-5399
Fax: (310) 712-8583

1900 Avenue of the Stars
7th Floor
Los Angeles, California 90067
USA

Assistant
Rochelle Balogun
310.203.8080 Ext: 6412
RV2@JMBM.com

Seth Weissman's practice encompasses all facets of real estate transactions, including acquisitions and dispositions, entity structuring, land development, construction, finance, leasing and land use. He is a member of JMBM's Global Hospitality Group®. Seth has extensive experience representing developers, owners, operators, and lenders involved in mixed-use, office, industrial, single-family, multi-family, country club, hotel and senior-living projects, including forward planning, transactional matters, and regulatory concerns. Mr. Weissman represents clients acquiring distressed debt and assets being sold through Section 363 bankruptcy sales. Mr. Weissman also devotes significant time representing non-profit organizations in connection with real estate, land use and governance issues.

Representative Experience:

  • Acquisition, entitlement and development of 9900 Wilshire Boulevard ultra-luxury mixed-use development project in Beverly Hills, California
  • $180,000,000 disposition of office building portfolio for Fortune 100 conglomerate
  • Formation and management of joint venture for 46-acre mixed-use development outside Denver, Colorado
  • Multiple $80,000,000-$100,000,000 acquisitions of office buildings in Beverly Hills, California for Forbes 400 family real estate company
  • $35,000,000 acquisition and build-to-suit development of big-box anchored retail shopping center in Thousand Oaks, California
  • Coordinate land use due diligence for joint venture/acquisition of $3 billion portfolio of residential development assets in four states
  • Acquisition of debt and Section 363 credit bid acquisition of 150 condominium units in Los Angeles, California
  • Numerous office, industrial and retail leasing transactions

Education

J.D., University of Southern California, 1995

B.A., University of California, Los Angeles, 1992
magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa

Bar Admissions

State Bar of California
U.S. District Court, Central District California
Federal District Court Ninth Circuit

Associations

Moriah Society

Awards & Recognition

  • Named Southern California Super Lawyers “Rising Star” in 2007

Speaking Engagements

  • State Bar of California Annual Meeting (Anaheim, CA) — Program on Mixed-Use Development, 2001
  • Department of Real Estate Special Events (Oakland, CA, Los Angeles, CA and San Diego, CA) — Program on Equity Senior Housing Development, 2001

Personal Bio

My hero is my dad.
I stay at JMBM because it feels like home.
My guilty pleasure is a great hamburger.