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2101 L St., NW
Suite 1000
Washington, DC, 20037
United States

Phone: 202-331-3180
Fax: 202-331-3101

Nelson Migdal

Nelson Migdal Shareholder
Greenberg Traurig LLP

Industry Specialty

legal advice
acquisition / disposition / brokerage


boutique hotels
condo hotels
destination casino resorts
destination resorts
full service hotels
resort mixed use developments
urban mixed use development
water parks

Speaker Topics

casinos gaming
global hotel industry trends
indoor water park resorts
legal considerations for the hospitality industry
management contracts
real estate
workouts and turnarounds

Geographic Areas

Mexico, Panama, Costa Rica, Bermuda, Hungary, Turkey, United States

Speaking Engagements

RealShare, Hunter Hotel Investment Conference, The Lodging Conference, The International Hotel Conference, IMN Conferences, The Hospitality Lawyer Conference, The Academy of Hospitality Attorneys


Smart Lawyer Choice Award, 2008 Listed, Chambers & Partners USA Guide, an annual listing of the leading business lawyers and law firms in the world, 2007 - 2013 editions Listed, Best Lawyers in America, 2007 - 2013 Listed, SmartCEO, Legal Elite, 2007 and 2008 Listed, Waterparks Power 25, Aquatics International, 2007 and 2008


J.D., cum laude, Albany Law School, 1978 B.A., cum laude, Hofstra University, 1975

Professional Memberships

Member, Albany Law School Law Review Member, Justinian Society Member, ULI Hotel Development Council Director, Academy of Hospitality Industry Attorneys

Representative List of Clients

Acquisition of the Fairmont Washington Hotel. Development and management of the Hilton Branson Landing Convention Center Complex. Acquisition, development, leasing and sale of the Executive Tower in Washington, D.C. Owner's counsel for The Trump Ocean Club in Punta Pacifica, Panama. Owner's counsel for the Trump Istanbul, Turkey. Owner's counsel for the Trump Soho. Owner's counsel for the Ritz Carlton, Hamilton, Bermuda.

Articles and Publications

Author, "In-Closing - There Can Still Be a Closing, Just No Closing Dinner," Hotel Executive, July 2008 Co-Author, "The Battle Over Hotel Brand Standards and the Effect on the Bottom Line," Hotel Executive, July 2008