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Dallas, TX, United States, 2008/12/11 - Cliff Risman, chair of the Hospitality Industry Team at Gardere Wynne Sewell, has been inducted into the International Society of Hospitality Consultants.
Noted hospitality industry attorney Clifford J. (Cliff) Risman, a partner in the Dallas office of Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP, has been inducted into the prestigious International Society of Hospitality Consultants.
Mr. Risman, whose clients include many of the premier names in the global hospitality industry, was inducted into ISHC during the group’s recent Annual Conference in Washington, D.C. The ISHC is an invitation-only professional society of the leading consultants in the hospitality industry.
“The members of ISHC are among the unquestioned leaders in the industry,” says Mr. Risman. “There are only about 225 members from around the world, so it is a tremendous honor to be asked to join.”
Mr. Risman chairs the Gardere Hospitality Industry Team and has a comprehensive practice advising clients in the development, acquisition, financing and operation of hotel, resort and mixed-use properties throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, Europe, the Middle East, Asia, and the Caribbean.
He is a regular speaker at The Lodging Conference, The International Hotel Investment Conference, Big D Hotel Conference, and University of Houston Hospitality Law Conference, and recently earned Texas Super Lawyers recognition for a sixth consecutive year.
Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP, an AmLaw 200 firm, was founded in 1909 and is one of the Southwest’s largest full-service law firms. With offices in Austin, Dallas, Houston and Mexico City, Gardere provides legal services to private and public companies and individuals in areas of energy, litigation, corporate, tax, environmental, labor and employment, intellectual property and financial services.