Hotel, Resort & Hospitality We represent some of the largest developers of hotels, resorts and second home communities in the California and Nevada deserts. This includes the structuring of both Equity and Non-Equity Gold Course Clubs. Representative Experience Ongoing strategic counsel to the Bob Marley Estate on the redevelopment and operations to the famed reggae singer’s estate on its property in Nassau, Marley Resort & Spa. Ongoing representation a hotel developer and operator in the acquisition of boutique hotels, including two new properties San Francisco and San Jose, California. Represented a client in the $50 million disposition of a Hilton branded hotel, which detailed negotiations with the government agencies, regarding certain development and license rights, and local unions over employment matters. Represented a subsidiary of Starwood Vacation Ownership Inc. in connection with the purchase of land and development of a Westin hotel and resort in Palm Desert, CA. Represented a client in the refinancing of a Marriott-branded hotel in a $55 million financing transaction. Represented Weintraub Financial Services in its acquisition of historic The Sportsmen’s Lodge properties in Studio City, California. Represented several leading brands in the hospitality industry, including Wyndham, Starwood, and Marriott, in the preparation and negotiation of legal opinions for securitization transactions involving the sale of timeshare loans originated.