Foley & Lardner LLP

Leisure & Hospitality Department

USA - Nationwide
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What the team is known for Experienced team focusing on the hotel and resort industry, alongside wider capabilities in the restaurant, food and beverage space. Works across the spectrum of hospitality matters, from real estate and corporate transactions through to management agreements and brand protection issues. Draws on a firmwide pool of expertise to advise on wider areas such as labor, tax and mezzanine financing.

Strengths"I enjoy working with them," confirms a client. "There is a culture there of get it done but find a way to do it that will best serve the client's needs."

Work highlights Represented Aimbridge Hospitality in the negotiation of a master management agreement for 38 Hyatt Hotels as well as its strategic alignment with a $20 million opportunity fund for hotel acquisitions.

Notable practitioners


Clifford Risman
has wide-ranging experience within the hospitality sector, including management agreements and large-scale transactions. Interviewees speak highly of his expertise in representing hotels.