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's practice includes: 

  • Representing public and private sector clients, including financial institutions
  • Domestic and international (including Indian) gaming, hotel, hospitality, and leisure interests     
  • Leveraged, mezzanine, acquisition, and project financings     
  • Development and operation of (and investment in) gaming, hotel, hospitality, and leisure properties and companies     
  • Acquisitions and dispositions     
  • Advice in connection with distress scenarios     
  • Representation of issuers and underwriters in connection with 144A offerings and private placements
  • Joint venture and other development/management relationships 

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 has worked on a variety of transactions in the gaming, hotel, entertainment and hospitality space, including working with:

  • Accel Entertainment
  • Affinity Gaming     
  • Bank of America    
  • Barclays     
  • Cadillac Jack
  • Churchill Downs  
  • Credit Suisse     
  • Deutsche Bank  
  • Draft Kings  
  • Eastern Bank of Cherokee Indians
  • ECL Entertainment 
  • Fontainebleau Resorts
  • Full House     
  • Gaming Capital Group
  • Goldman Sachs     
  • Golden Entertainment
  • Hard Rock     
  • Jefferies    
  • J&J Ventures 
  • J.P. Morgan
  • Lucky Bucks          
  • Majestic Star     
  • Macquarie Capital     
  • Mohegan Sun     
  • Morgan Stanley     
  • Peninsula Pacific      
  • Poarch Bank of Creek Indians
  • Riverwalk Casino
  • Rivers Casinos/Rush Street Gaming     
  • Seminole Tribe     
  • Stations Casinos     
  • VICI
  • Wells Fargo     
  • Wynn Resorts

Bar Qualification

  • California


  • JD, University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, 1996
  • BA, University of California, Los Angeles, 1993