ELKINS KALT WEINTRAUB REUBEN GARTSIDE LLP is a full-service law firm with a focus on the following practice areas: Real Estate and Finance, Land Use and Environmental, Tax, Estate Planning, Corporate, Securities, Hospitality and Leisure, Investment Advisor/Broker-Dealer, Litigation and Family Law.
Shai N. Halbe
J.D., University of California, Los Angeles, School of Law
B.A., Duke University
Shai also routinely represents borrowers in structuring and negotiating commercial real estate loans ranging in size from $10 million to $300 million. As part of his pro-bono work, Shai recently represented a community credit union serving a faith-based, low-income community in obtaining a low-interest loan from the federal government’s TARP program.
Shai has done extensive work in the leisure and hospitality industry, having represented some of the world’s leading hotel companies, golf course owners, investment banks, institutional investors, entrepreneurs and family offices. He negotiates and structures management agreements, equity investments, secured financings (mezzanine and mortgage), acquisitions, dispositions and joint ventures for hotels, resorts and golf courses around the world. Shai has spoken at hospitality industry conferences across the United States, in Europe and in Mexico.
Shai was previously a shareholder at Heller Ehrman and Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck.
With over 20 years of experience, Shai carefully considers each client issue and situation and provides thoughtful, creative and practical advice. Consequently, clients entrust Shai to guide them from the initial acquisition of a project through its financing, development, leasing and operation to its ultimate, successful disposition.
State Bar of California