With 30 years' experience advising clients on business and transactional matters, John Melicharek focuses his current practice primarily on transactions within the hospitality industry. He counsels clients on real estate, finance, management and similar transactional needs, and provides invaluable guidance during business acquisitions and joint ventures. When clients are involved in complex transactions, contemplating mixed-use project structuring or facing difficult legal decisions, John is typically brought in to analyze their situation and develop creative strategies to meet their business objectives.
John leads BakerHostetler's Hospitality Industry team. He has been ranked in Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business since 2008 in the area of Leisure and Hospitality and is listed in The Best Lawyers in America© in Real Estate Law. He is a frequent lecturer at hospitality industry conferences, offering commentary and opinions on hospitality industry issues, trends, challenges and news.