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"Each and every attorney that we have used was very seasoned and intelligent," reports one source.

Work highlights Served as lead timeshare and exchange counsel for Marriott Vacations Worldwide on its $5.7 billion merger with Interval Leisure Group.

Notable practitioners

Clifford Risman is "easy to get along with, very efficient and very knowledgeable about hotel issues," according to impressed sources. He is highlighted for his experience in negotiating management and branding agreements, as well as handling the financing, development and sale of hotel property.