Jim Mace

Jim Mace

Shareholder

Jim Mace, Managing Shareholder of the firm’s Las Vegas office, focuses his practice in the development, acquisition and disposition of virtually all asset classes of real estate. He represents private equity funds, developers and other investors and operators in the acquisition, financing, development, sale and leasing of commercial properties, including mixed use projects, resort hotels, retail assets, multi-family projects, timeshare developments, condominium properties, golf courses and strategic land sites.

Concentrations

  • Acquisition, development, financing and operation of real estate projects of all types
  • Design, structure, regulatory compliance and financing for mixed use, timeshare, condominium, retail and resort hotel projects
  • Land use and the development regulatory process

Capabilities

Experience

  • Represented Orange Lake Holdings, LLP with the acquisition of Silverleaf Resorts, Inc. from an affiliate of Cerberus Capital Management, L.P. Orange Lake Holdings, LLP is home to the Holiday Inn Club Vacations brand.
  • Represented several gaming companies in the acquisition and disposition of hotel-casinos.
  • Represented the developer of casino-hotel, condominium, condominium hotel and retail exceeding $8 billion in cost.
  • Represented the developer of a casino-hotel, condominium hotel and retail development exceeding $3 billion in cost.
  • Represented various developers of condominium hotels exceeding $3 billion in cost.
  • Represented the developer of a condominium project exceeding $800 million in cost.
  • Represented the developer of an approximate 100-acre lifestyle retail project.
  • Served, U.S. Army, 82nd Military Police Company, 82nd Airborne Division

Recognition & Leadership

  • Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, Real Estate Law; Land Use and Zoning Law, 2006-2019
  • Listed, Chambers USA Guide, 2002-2018
  • Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, Mountain States Super Lawyers, 2005-2018
  • Team Member, Chambers USA Award for Excellence, Real Estate, 2013 and 2017-2018
  • Team Member, a U.S. News - Best Lawyers®, "Law Firm of the Year" in Real Estate Law, 2015
  • Team Member, The Legal 500 United States, "Top Tier" Firm in Real Estate, 2013 and 2014
  • Listed, VEGAS INC, "Top Lawyers," Real Estate, 2013
  • Team Member, a Law360 "Real Estate Practice Group of the Year," 2012-2013 and 2015
  • Rated, AV Preeminent® 5.0 out of 5

°AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell DistinguishedSM and Martindale-Hubbell NotableSM are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell® certification procedures, standards and policies.

  • Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) Clark County, Nevada District Court, Family Division
  • Trustee Member, American Resort Development Association (ARDA)
  • Board Member, Child Focus, Inc.
  • Board Member, St. Jude's Ranch for Children
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Clark County Bar Association
  • Member, The Florida Bar
  • Member, New York State Bar
  • Member, State Bar of Nevada

Credentials

Education
  • J.D., cum laude, Syracuse University College of Law, 1983
  • B.A., State University of New York at Buffalo, 1981
Admissions
  • Nevada
  • Florida
  • New York