Phil Gosch’s practice focuses on real estate and finance matters with a particular emphasis on the hospitality industry.
Phil counsels clients with respect to the acquisition, disposition, finance, management, franchise and development of hotels and resorts throughout the United States, Mexico and the Caribbean. He has represented owners, buyers, sellers, borrowers, lenders, developers and branded hotel operating companies. He brings significant experience in corporate and real estate transactions with valuations ranging from $5 million to $3 billion.
Phil currently serves as a guest lecturer at Denver University School of Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management and the Metropolitan State College of Denver School of Hospitality, Tourism and Events Management.
Prior to joining the firm, Phil held several hospitality-related positions, including executive positions at Wyndham International, Inc. As senior vice president, chief counsel, real estate and finance for Wyndham International, Phil was the in-house counsel with primary responsibility for the real estate, finance and project development aspects of a publicly-owned, branded hotel operating company with approximately 190 owned, leased, managed and franchised properties and approximately $2.7 billion in aggregate indebtedness. Phil also served as senior vice president, acquisitions and development for Wyndham International, in which capacity he was responsible for investments in and development of Wyndham International’s owned assets, including hotel acquisitions, individual and portfolio hotel dispositions, joint venture development projects and timeshare, condominium hotel, parking garage and golf course developments.
Prior to his time at Wyndham International, Phil was a senior associate with the law firm of Cahill Gordon & Reindel in New York, New York.