Real Estate Partner Jarrett L. Fugh Joins Squire Patton Boggs (Los Angeles)

Squire Patton Boggs is pleased to announce that Jarrett L. Fugh has joined the firm as partner in its Global Real Estate and Corporate Practices. He will be based in the firm’s San Francisco and Los Angeles offices. Mr. Fugh joins from Duane Morris.

“We are thrilled to have a lawyer of Jarrett’s caliber join our firm,” said Adam R. Fox, managing partner of the Squire Patton Boggs Los Angeles office. “Squire Patton Boggs historically has had a strong connection with clients across the Pacific Rim due to this firm’s close network between its California, China, and other Asian offices. Jarrett’s knowledge of the US hospitality market and his experience representing domestic and Asian investors will be a tremendous asset for our real estate practice and our clients.”

“We’re seeing an accelerated trend of Chinese direct investment in the US, particularly in large-scale real estate,” said John E. Thomas, Squire Patton Boggs partner and head of the Global Real Estate Practice. “Jarrett’s experience with cross-border financings and investments will prove invaluable as we continue to grow and add depth to our global real estate team. Welcome aboard Jarrett.”

Mr. Fugh focuses his practice on the acquisition, financing, development and leasing of real property, with an emphasis on hospitality and resorts. He guides clients in the origination and restructuring of syndicated, mezzanine and securitized loans, as well as in the construction financing of major commercial, residential and hospitality properties.

Additionally, Mr. Fugh advises clients, mainly in the technology sector, in mergers and acquisitions and corporate financings. He also assists institutional and individual investors with structuring and consummating venture financings, private equity funds and other private debt and equity investments.

Mr. Fugh received his B.A. from Duke University. He earned his J.D. cum laude, from George Washington University Law School, where he was a staff member of The George Washington Journal of International Law and Economics. He was awarded with the Client Choice Award 2014 for Commercial Property in California.

“Squire Patton Boggs’ real estate and corporate practices have an excellent reputation. The real estate practice is ranked among the top ten real estate law firms in the country. I’m excited to collaborate with my colleagues across the firm’s vast global platform,” said Mr. Fugh.