Brett Rosenblatt is the former Managing Partner of the San Diego office. He previously led the San Diego office's Finance Department and was a founding Co-Chair of the firm's Hospitality, Gaming & Leisure Industry Group. Mr. Rosenblatt represents public and private sector clients, including financial institutions, in connection with a broad array of domestic and international gaming, hotel, hospitality, and leisure interests and energy, real estate, and infrastructure transactions. Mr. Rosenblatt has been recognized in Project Finance by The Legal 500 US, named a Leading Lawyer for his work in Leisure & Hospitality, and described as an "exceptional talent at organizing large groups of lawyers, bankers and principals." Chambers USA calls him "a classic syndicated loan project finance expert," and he has been named a Top Attorney in Real Estate & Construction by the San Diego Daily Transcript.
Mr. Rosenblatt's practice focuses on leveraged, mezzanine, acquisition, and project financings; the development and operation of (and investment in) gaming, hotel, hospitality, leisure, and real estate properties, and energy and infrastructure projects (with an emphasis on renewable and alternative energy); acquisitions and dispositions; and representations of issuers and underwriters in connection with 144A offerings and private placements. Mr. Rosenblatt also represents clients in the negotiation of joint venture and other development/management relationships.