Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP

Leisure & Hospitality Department

USA - Nationwide
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What the team is known for Increasingly recognized for its broad hospitality practice, which attracts a notable cross-border client base comprising investors, owners and developers. Strong transactional capabilities complemented by recent expansion into the representation of hotel operators. Also noted for its niche historic hotel expertise.

New developments The firm further enhanced its hospitality strength with the addition of Christina Hassan, previously at Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP.

Strengths"They have served us with great subject expertise and a high level of energy and engagement, while providing well-conceived counsel and insight," observes one client.

Work highlights Continued to advise Salt Hotels on the management of Asbury Hotel and Asbury Lanes in New Jersey, as well as handling the hotel management agreement for an additional new development in Asbury Park, Asbury Ocean Club.

Notable practitioners

Carol Weld King is "widely recognized in the hotel industry as having expertise in a variety of hotel transactions," states one source, highlighting that she "knows the industry well" and is a "trusted adviser with good business instincts." She advises on the acquisition, financing and sale of luxury hotel and report property, as well as handling management and franchising agreements.

Christina Hassan has widespread experience in assisting clients with management agreements and ground-up hotel developments as well as a number of commercial transactions across the US. Clients report: "She is excellent from a legal and operational perspective, she understands the business and gives honest, practical and sound advice."