Leisure andHospitality

We are the established industry leader in delivering innovative, transformative legal services and business advice for developers, marketers, sellers, operators, and lenders of shared vacation ownership/ timeshare resorts and clubs, vacation/travel/destination clubs, hotels, and other leisure properties. We have represented hundreds of hospitality clients in virtually every type of matter affecting their businesses for more than three decades, and we are specifically known for our leadership and experience in shared vacation ownership and club membership products.

We have pioneered many areas in the shared vacation ownership industry including, points-based vacation clubs and exchange programs, luxury destination and travel clubs, receivable financing and securitization, mixed-use hotel/timeshare/condominium projects, and more recently, we were the leading innovator in structuring and implementing the “capital-light” (fee-based services) platform for shared vacation ownership development, marketing, sale and management. This platform has evolved from a distressed asset solution to a purpose-driven business model adopted by virtually every major company in the shared vacation ownership industry. We have represented clients in nearly three dozen of these complex transactions, with several more currently in process.

Our services include:

  • Project (Hotel and Resort) Acquisition
  • Project (Hotel and Resort) Financing
  • Project (Hotel and Resort) Structuring and Development
  • Regulatory Compliance and Administrative Law
  • Formation of Timeshare Resorts and Vacation, Travel and Destination Clubs
  • Marketing, Promotional and Affinity Programs
  • Hotel and Resort Management and Operations
  • Complex Credit Facilities and Securitizations
  • Trade Practice/Governmental Investigations
  • Restaurant, Food and Beverage
  • Business Law Services

We take pride in delivering personalized service and business-minded advice and having the capability to offer a total solution practice. The depth of our industry-specific experience and the breadth of complimentary practice groups at Taylor English allows us to support our clients in every area of their businesses—from day-to-day operations to the most complex opportunities and challenges.



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About Taylor English

Taylor English Duma LLP was built from the ground up to provide highest-quality legal services for optimal value. The firm combines the best aspects of a traditional law firm with seasoned attorneys throughout the United States. Together, our attorneys work each day to provide timely, creative, and cost-effective counsel to help clients solve problems and achieve goals. Taylor English clients run the gamut from Fortune 500 companies to middle market businesses to start ups and entrepreneurs. The firm is the Georgia law firm member of GGI Global Alliance AG, the leading worldwide alliance of accounting and law firms, giving our clients access to a trusted stable of high-quality professional services organizations around the globe.

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