Tara Gorman



Real estate attorney Tara Gorman represents sellers, owners and licensors in the acquisition, disposition, finance, development, management and leasing of major hospitality, resort and commercial properties. Her property deal portfolio includes domestic and international hotels, office buildings, condo-hotels, water parks, casinos, restaurants and retail stores. Additional areas of practice depth include telecommunications and finance.

In her counsel, Tara leads clients through the many agreements covering the operations, sales and acquisitions that keep her clients competitive. These range from numerous management and licensing and branding agreements to website service, telecom licensing and lease agreements.

Tara is a Professor in Residence with the Hospitality and Tourism Law Program at American University Washington College of Law and serves on the advisory board of Drexel University’s Center for Hospitality and Sport Management. She frequently speaks and writes on emerging real estate issues, including on brand standards in hotel management agreements and best practices in hotel sale negotiations.



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Degrees & Universities

  • J.D., Georgetown University Law Center 1999
  • M.B.A., University of Maryland 1997
  • B.A., University of Maryland 1988