Bruce E. Parmley is widely recognized as one of the leading go-to practitioners representing owners of, and investors in, substantial estate projects. Bruce’s practice, including his 30+ years as a partner with Hogan Lovells, a major international law firm, encompasses nearly all aspects of real estate and hotel and resort transactions. He is skilled in investment, acquisition, sale, development, capital structuring, financing, leasing, management, and franchising/licensing.
He is best known for his national and international focus on luxury hotels and resorts, where Bruce serves as principal and special real estate counsel to sophisticated owner, investor and operator clients. He is a specialist in that sector, and regularly assists owners in their selection of luxury brands and negotiates and drafts legal agreements for hotel projects on a global basis. He is currently active with luxury hotel and resort transactions in the United States, continental Europe, the UK, the Middle East, the Caribbean, and South America.
Bruce truly enjoys what he does and, in concert with many of his clients, is nimble in his approach. Bruce is regularly honored by attorney ranking publications for his reputation, approach, connection with clients, and personality, including Chambers, Legal 500, The Best Lawyers in America, and Washington DC Super Lawyers, among others. .
Bruce is on the Advisory Board for, and has presented to, the Georgetown University Law Center Annual Hotel and Lodging Legal Summit, and has also been a guest presenter at the Cornell University School of Hotel Administration and the Columbia University Graduate School.
Quotes from Chambers USA 2016-19:
“An encyclopedic memory and very practical attitude”
“One of the deans of the profession”
“Singled out for his problem-solving approach to matters”
“As good as it gets, equal to the very best”
“Very thoughtful, smart and practical advice.”
“Extremely responsive.” – Legal 500