Expert Category: HOTEL/RESTAURANT INDUSTRY - General
Specialties: Typical assignments for this hotel expert involve Financial Investments and Feasibility, Economic Damages, Lost Profits, Management and Franchise Agreements, Brand Affiliation Issues, Hotel Industry Standards of Care, and various Hotel Operating issues. Mr. Free is a mature, credible resource who carries broad and deep knowledge of the hotel business. His perspectives derive from authentic experiences, tempered by an appreciation for the academic and legal concepts pertinent to expert witness assignments. Prior to opening his own firm in 1992, Mr. Free worked in senior positions with three major hotel companies in real estate development, finance, and operations. His last corporate position was as Director of Real Estate Administration for Hilton Worldwide, where he was responsible for review and approval of all acquisition and development projects worldwide.
Degrees/Licenses: MBA, RRP, CMHS, CREB.