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DLA Piper LLP (US)

Leisure & Hospitality

2 ranked lawyersBand 2USA - NationwideUSA 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Leverages its extensive global network to advise on international mandates for a range of leading multinational brands in the hospitality industry, alongside roles acting for developers, lenders and investors. Highly experienced in real estate transactions, financing, resort development and litigation. Also adept at handling global hotel franchising and licensing matters.

Strengths

Clients comment: "They are 'bet the company' litigators. They uncover every stone and are collaborative with clients."

Sources say: "The firm provides a high degree of technical expertise."

Another states: "The lawyers are all excellent in the fields. The strengths of the team include breadth of expertise and the ability to rapidly tap those resources as requested."

One interviewee reports: "It was a great experience working with them. The firm always had someone who was supportive and great."

Work highlights

Represented Treasure Island Hotel & Casino and its owner Phil Ruffin in connection with the $825 million acquisition of MGM Resorts' Circus Circus hotel and casino property on the Las Vegas Strip.

Notable practitioners

Lynn Cadwalader is renowned for her broad transactional capabilities, which include advising on management and license agreements.
"Lynn is an expert in fractional ownership and related governance. She provides sound advice and resources." "She is really awesome." "I have been impressed with her work. She is really thoughtful."

Sandra Kellman maintains a strong reputation for her extensive experience in matters such as management agreements, sales and acquisitions.
"She is very practical, extremely experienced and a pleasure to deal with - she is wonderful." "Sandra understands the industry."

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Leisure & Hospitality

DLA Piper LLP (US)

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Location

444 W. Lake Street

Suite 900

Chicago

Illinois

USA

IL 60606-0089

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

USA - Nationwide

Leisure & Hospitality


Lynn K Cadwalader
Band 2
Sandra Y Kellman
Band 2