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GT Attorneys Present at Hospitality Asset Managers Association Spring 2019 Conference

WASHINGTON, D.C. – April 1, 2019 — Three hospitality attorneys from Greenberg Traurig, LLP will give a presentation at the Hospitality Asset Managers Association (HAMA) Spring 2019 Conference April 4, 2019, at the Marriott Marquis in Washington, D.C.

Nelson F. Migdal, Nicholas N. Palmer, and Rosemarie Salguero will lead an education session for asset managers seeking to obtain Certified Hotel Asset Manager (CHAM) designation – the only advanced certification available for hotel asset management professionals seeking to gain advanced knowledge in all facets of hotel ownership and operations.  The Greenberg Traurig team will present an overview of the mechanics of management and franchise agreements, addressing the benefits and trade-offs of each model, and will discuss strategies for negotiating with these agreements in the evolving hospitality industry.

Nelson, co-chair of the firm’s Hospitality Practice, focuses his practice on the acquisition and disposition of hotels, hotel operations and management, franchising, licensing and branding, development and finance, large mixed-use projects, hotel management agreements, licensing agreements, commercial real estate acquisition and sale, and commercial leasing.

Palmer also handles commercial real estate and hospitality matters.  He represents clients in the acquisition, disposition, financing, development, and leasing of office, retail, and mixed-use buildings as well as the acquisition, disposition, management, franchising, licensing, and branding of hotels and resorts.

Salguero focuses her practice on a wide range of transactional matters in the real estate, hospitality, and restaurant industries. She advises clients on acquisitions, dispositions, management, franchising, licensing, branding, and leasing for a broad range of asset types including single building, shopping centers, mixed-use, and hotel projects.

About Greenberg Traurig's Real Estate Practice: The Greenberg Traurig Real Estate Practice is a cornerstone of the firm and recognized leader in the industry. The firm’s real estate attorneys deliver diversified and comprehensive counsel for property acquisition and investment, development, management and leasing, financing, restructuring, and disposition of all asset classes of real estate. The team draws upon the knowledge and experience of more than 400 real estate lawyers from around the world, serving clients from key markets in the United States, Europe, the Middle East, Latin America, and Asia. The group’s clientele includes a broad range of property developers, lenders, investment managers, private equity funds, REITs, and private owners. The firm’s real estate team advises clients on a variety of matters across a broad spectrum of commercial, recreational, and residential real estate, including structured equity and debt and the hybrids.

About Greenberg Traurig, LLP: Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT) has more than 2,000 attorneys in 39 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. GT has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, diversity, and innovation, and is consistently among the largest firms in the U.S. on the Law360 400 and among the Top 20 on the Am Law Global 100. Web: Twitter: @GT_Law.