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More than 75 years after the firm was founded by corporate hotel advisors, ArentFox Schiff remains a destination for sophisticated companies in the lodging and leisure space. Across core specialties, our Hospitality Industry group helps clients solve problems, close deals, and expand their brands.

Our Focus

Smooth operation of a hospitality business requires experienced, efficient, and sophisticated problem-solving. In this rapidly changing hospitality industry, ArentFox Schiff helps companies navigate the challenges they face.

Our team stands apart because we already understand the unique aspects of your industry. Whether managing brand standards, operating a full-service hotel, assembling an urban development with unique land use issues, structuring debt or equity financing, acquiring or selling a single hotel or a large portfolio, handling litigation or arbitration, addressing technology and data issues, responding to a regulatory inquiry, or protecting valued trademarks, we offer an experienced team that is focused on solving your problems.

Acting as strategic advisors, our Hospitality Industry group advises a diverse set of companies in developing the entire life cycle of their assets.

Who We Help

  • Developers
  • Franchisors
  • Lenders
  • Managers
  • Owners

Our Work

We help our clients manage virtually every business aspect of their business:

  • Acquisitions and Dispositions
  • Bankruptcy
  • Corporate Structuring
  • Development
  • Equity and Debt Financing
  • Franchising
  • Government Relations
  • Intellectual Property
  • Investigations
  • Joint Ventures
  • Leasing
  • Labor and Employment
  • Litigation and Arbitration
  • Management
  • Tax Planning and Analysis

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