Clifford Risman

Company: Foley

Position: Partner


Sample engagements include: the ownership groups in the development, debt and equity financing and operation of Ritz-Carlton in Key Biscayne, Philadelphia, and Bachelor Gulch; acquisition and redevelopment of Ritz-Carlton Kapalua and Rancho Mirage, and planning development and financing of a number of presently under development Ritz-Carlton branded lodging, residential and mixed use projects. West Paces Hotel Group in connection with domestic and international hotel management, technical services, and license arrangements for their SOLÍS and Capella luxury and ultra-luxury brands, and its strategic alliance with the Hotel and Restaurant Management Program at Auburn University.

Professional Memberships

Member, International Society of Hospitality Consultants (ISHC). Member, Academy of Hospitality Industry Attorneys (AHIA). Member, State Bar of Texas. Member, American Bar Association. Member, Real Property Section of ABA. Member, Hospitality Industry Subcommittee of the Hotels, Resorts and Tourism Committee of Real Property Section of ABA. Member, Dallas Bar Association. Member, Central Dallas Association. Member, International Association of Attorneys and Executives in Corporate Real Estate. Member, The Real Estate Council