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Hospitality, Hotel and Leisure

The hospitality, hotel and leisure team at McGuireWoods is dedicated to providing creative and effective counsel to the multitude of players in this global industry. Our group focuses on providing business solutions to our clients in a cost-effective, comprehensive manner. With our keen understanding of the industry, coupled with years of experience, our hospitality, hotel and leisure team focuses on bringing value.

Our team focuses on a variety of market segments, including hotels and lodging; resort communities (including golf course and skiing communities), condominiums and community associations; private membership clubs; sports and convention facilities; health clubs and spas; amusement parks; casinos and gaming facilities, and international hotels and leisure.

Our clients run an equally inclusive gamut — owners and investors (including real estate investment trusts and private equity funds); institutional lenders and other sources of financing; brand operators; franchisors and franchisees; management companies; governmental agencies, and real estate developers.

McGuireWoods offers a broad range of legal services that align with the opportunities and challenges faced by entities in this market. We provide assistance with the development, financing, purchase and sale of hotels, resorts and other leisure products; land use and environmental permitting and related issues; insurance and risk management; labor and employment matters (including immigration, unions, OSHA and employee benefits); bankruptcy, insolvency and debt restructure; general litigation and dispute resolution; design and construction contracts; management agreements; intellectual property issues; public policy, government relations and regulatory and administrative compliance issues; homeowners association documentation and issues; and meeting and vendor contracts, and other matters arising from day-to-day business operations.

We regularly handle mergers and acquisitions, securities matters and general corporate matters in the hospitality space and offer tax guidance as well. We have significant depth in structuring and negotiating public-private partnerships and municipal financing transactions for hotels, restaurants and convention facilities. We offer clients training and advisory support to head off issues before they develop. Collaborating with our Brussels and London offices, as well as with international connections in more than 100 countries, we are able to assist our hospitality, hotel and leisure clients worldwide with any transaction, dispute or other matter.

CONTACTS

Charles L. Menges Partner T: +1 804 775 4331
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RESULTS DEPEND ON A VARIETY OF FACTORS UNIQUE TO EACH CASE. PRIOR RESULTS DO NOT GUARANTEE OR PREDICT A SIMILAR OUTCOME.

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Restaurant

Successfully represented prominent restaurant with multiple locations in New York City in a FLSA/New York state wage and hour matter.
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Educational Trip Company

Representation of an educational trip company in successfully obtaining an order granting motion to dismiss with prejudice a negligence claim and discrimination claims under the California Unruh Act brought by a minor plaintiff and his parents against an educational trip company.
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Individual

Represent individual in a criminal mail fraud, tax and structuring investigation by the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Postal Inspector, and IRS.
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Fortune 100 financial services company

Representation of a Fortune 100 financial services company as lead arranger of a Fifth Amendment to $125 million Secured Revolving Credit Facilities for the owner of boutique hotels in Manhattan and South Beach-Miami.
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All-suite hotel

Counseled a substantial all suite hotel in London and a five-star hotel in the center of Amsterdam for many years on legal matters ranging from banking, planning, tax, employment to M&A work.
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All-suite hotel

Sale of a substantial all-suite hotel in London to one of the main European financial services companies.
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American cruise line

Financing of a prominent American cruise line’s 150-acre resort and casino in Nassau, Bahamas.
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Beachfront resort

Financing of beachfront resort in Clearwater Beach, Fla.
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Casino chain

Acting for casino chain on the setting up and licensing of their flagship casino in Leicester Square, London; and in setting up their Sheffield casino.
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Destination resorts

Acquisition and subsequent sale of a group of destination resorts, including Caneel Bay resort in St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands, Little Dix Bay resort, Virgin Gorda, British Virgin Islands, and Grand Teton Lodge Company, Jackson Hole, Wyo., and management agreements for other group properties.
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Entertainment/hospitality corporation

Representation of an entertainment/hospitality corporation in persuading its primary and excess carriers to contribute $1.4 million to settlement of a Missouri class action brought under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.
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European financial services company

Purchase of a five-star hotel in the center of Amsterdam for one of the main European financial services companies.
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European property investors

Acting for numerous groups on both sale and purchases and all aspects of restaurant management –including a European property investment group on its recent acquisition of a small chain of American diner restaurants as well as a group specializing in Central London Italian sandwich bars and airport restaurant concessions.
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Friendship Bay hotel

Acted for a hotel on Friendship Bay, Bequia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, providing refinancing, general corporate advice, litigation, employment-related work, real estate and other legal representation.
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Golf and athletic club

Acquisition of golf and athletic club in Raleigh, N.C., with several athletic club locations and two golf courses.
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Golf course

Acquisition and development of golf course and planned residential community in Moore County, N.C.
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Golf course

Acquisition and subsequent sale of golf course and residential community in Chesterfield County, Va.
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Greek shipping family

Acting for a Greek shipping family on its acquisition of various hotels in the Bayswater area of London and generally on all issues relating thereto including management, employment and all incidental issues.
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Group of hotels

Sale of a group of hotels in Ibiza on behalf of German clients who had bought them as part of a German tax allowable package to the offshore hotel group owned by the same management as the River Island retail shops.
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Holiday resort

Advising clients on English financing aspects for the development of a Thai beach holiday resort incorporating a hotel and villas.
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Theodore F Adams III Theodore F. Adams III
Partner
One James Center
901 East Cary Street
Richmond, VA 23219-4030

T: +1 804 775 1952
F: +1 804 775 1061
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James M Anderson III James M. Anderson III
Partner
One James Center
901 East Cary Street
Richmond, VA 23219-4030

EQT Plaza
625 Liberty Avenue
23rd Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15222-3142

T: +1 804 775 1044
F: +1 804 698 2155
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T:+1 412 667 7918
F: +1 804 698 2155

Hubert André-Dumont Hubert André-Dumont
Partner
rue des Colonies 56 - box 3
1000 Brussels

T: +32 2 629 42 60
F: +32 2 629 42 22
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Ilene A Bailey Ilene A. Bailey
Counsel
7 Saint Paul Street
Suite 1000
Baltimore, MD 21202-1671

T: +1 410 659 4449
F: +1 410 659 4478
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Thomas Becket Thomas L. Becket
Partner
1800 Century Park East
8th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90067-1501

T: +1 310 315 8220
F: +1 310 956 3120
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Sabrina A Beldner Sabrina A. Beldner
Senior Counsel
1800 Century Park East
8th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90067-1501

T: +1 310 956 3419
F: +1 310 956 3119
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Sarah A Belger Sarah A. Belger
Partner
1750 Tysons Boulevard
Suite 1800
Tysons Corner, VA 22102-4215

T: +1 703 712 5350
F: +1 703 712 5299
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Robert E Bittner Robert E. Bittner
Senior Counsel
EQT Plaza
625 Liberty Avenue
23rd Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15222-3142

T: +1 412 667 7926
F: +1 412 667 7965
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Kimberly Q Cacheris Kimberly Q. Cacheris
Partner
201 North Tryon Street
Suite 3000
Charlotte, NC 28202-2146

T: +1 704 373 8954
F: +1 704 373 8825
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William J Cook William J. Cook
Partner
77 West Wacker Drive
Suite 4100
Chicago, IL 60601-1818

T: +1 312 750 2750
F: +1 312 698 4536
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Danielle Dellerson Danielle R. Dellerson
VP, Federal Public Affairs McGuireWoods Consulting LLC
2001 K Street N.W.
Suite 400
Washington, DC 20006-1040

T: +1 202 857 2935
F: +1 202 828 3340
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Dorothea W Dickerman Dorothea W. Dickerman
Partner
1750 Tysons Boulevard
Suite 1800
Tysons Corner, VA 22102-4215

2001 K Street N.W.
Suite 400
Washington, DC 20006-1040

T: +1 703 712 5387
F: +1 703 712 5242
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T:+1 202 857 1721
F: +1 202 857 1737

Michael J DiMattia Michael J. DiMattia
Partner
1345 Avenue of the Americas
7th Floor
New York, NY 10105-0106

T: +1 212 548 7009
F: +1 212 715 2312
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Ronda Brown Esaw Ronda Brown Esaw
Partner
1750 Tysons Boulevard
Suite 1800
Tysons Corner, VA 22102-4215

T: +1 703 712 5392
F: +1 703 712 5251
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Philip A Goldstein Philip A. Goldstein
Counsel
1345 Avenue of the Americas
7th Floor
New York, NY 10105-0106

T: +1 212 548 2167
F: +1 212 548 2150
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David L Greenspan David L. Greenspan
Partner
1750 Tysons Boulevard
Suite 1800
Tysons Corner, VA 22102-4215

T: +1 703 712 5096
F: +1 703 712 5214
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Cheryl O'Donnell Guth Cheryl O'Donnell Guth
Counsel
7 Saint Paul Street
Suite 1000
Baltimore, MD 21202-1671

T: +1 410 659 4420
F: +1 410 659 4525
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Matthew Hall Matthew Hall
Partner
rue des Colonies 56 - box 3
1000 Brussels

T: +32 2 629 42 34
F: +32 2 629 42 22
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Dion W Hayes Dion W. Hayes
Partner
One James Center
901 East Cary Street
Richmond, VA 23219-4030

1345 Avenue of the Americas
7th Floor
New York, NY 10105-0106

T: +1 804 775 1144
F: +1 804 698 2078
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T:+1 212 548 2100
F: +1 212 548 2150

Fredrik Henriksson Fredrik Henriksson
Partner
11 Pilgrim Street
London EC4V 6RN
United Kingdom

T: +44 20 7632 1701
F: +44 20 7632 1638
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Brian A Kahn Brian A. Kahn
Partner
201 North Tryon Street
Suite 3000
Charlotte, NC 28202-2146

T: +1 704 343 2351
F: +1 704 444 8869
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Sidney Kanazawa Sidney Kanazawa
Partner
1800 Century Park East
8th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90067-1501

T: +1 310 315 8238
F: +1 310 315 8210
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Matthew C Kane Matthew C. Kane
Partner
1800 Century Park East
8th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90067-1501

T: +1 310 315 8295
F: +1 310 956 3195
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David F Kurzawa David F. Kurzawa
Counsel
One James Center
901 East Cary Street
Richmond, VA 23219-4030

T: +1 804 775 7471
F: +1 804 698 2099
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Nancy R Little Nancy R. Little
Partner
One James Center
901 East Cary Street
Richmond, VA 23219-4030

T: +1 804 775 1010
F: +1 804 698 2101
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