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Veteran Hospitality and Real Estate Litigators Bill Bosch and Anthony Cavanaugh Join Arnold & Porter

June 17, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC, June 17, 2014 -- Arnold & Porter LLP announced today that William M. Bosch and Anthony F. Cavanaugh have joined the firm's Business Litigation practice as partner and counsel, respectively, in its Washington, DC office.  Mr. Bosch is an accomplished trial lawyer who, in a career spanning more than two decades, has tried cases at the trial and appellate levels of state and federal courts across the country.  He also has considerable experience handling disputes requiring alternative dispute resolution, before arbitration forums domestically and internationally.  Anthony F. Cavanaugh is an experienced litigator, with experience in state and federal courts as well as alternative dispute resolution fora, who has worked closely with Mr. Bosch on numerous cases.

Mr. Bosch's practice is largely focused on the representation of real estate owners and developers, as well as high-end funds that invest in real estate projects. He advises hotel owners in connection with disputes, particularly with management companies and franchisors, and has handled precedent-setting litigation involving hotel management agreements. Mr. Bosch also represents clients across a range of other industry sectors including development and manufacturing businesses, consumer product companies, financial services companies, online marketplaces, and technology and intellectual property.  Mr. Cavanaugh's practice of more than a decade addresses a range of issues for the hospitality industry, including those involving asset management, the evaluation of hotel operations, and resolution of contract disputes, through negotiation, alternative dispute resolution, and litigation.

"Bill's skill as a counselor and trial lawyer on behalf of real estate owners, developers and investment funds complements our existing real estate development capabilities.  Particularly in the hospitality industry, we now have the full range of expertise needed to help clients facing both domestic and cross-border challenges," said Arnold & Porter's Chairman Thomas H. Milch. 

Added Ken Chernof, head of the Firm's Business Litigation group, "In addition to having a stellar reputation within the real estate and hospitality sectors, Bill and Anthony are talented lawyers who think creatively and strategically about the needs of their clients, in litigation and beyond.  There is no doubt that the strength and experience that this duo brings will complement our litigation and real estate practices." 

Messrs. Bosch and Cavanaugh join the Firm's Litigation practice, whose bench is more than 400 strong and has been recognized as among the most experienced and well-respected in the country. The practice is known for its ability to continuously advocate on clients' behalf - from investigation to litigation; from trial to appeal to the Supreme Court - in the full range of disputes faced by our business clients. 

"Arnold & Porter's expansive platform allows me to offer my existing clients enhanced capabilities, while providing new clients with the benefit of my past experience," said Mr. Bosch.  "I feel privileged to be joining such a highly regarded firm, collaborating with my new partners across all offices, and continuing to practice with Anthony, who makes a great addition to the Firm's national team."

Mr. Bosch received his J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law, and his B.A. from Dartmouth College.  Mr. Cavanaugh has a J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center, where he was the editor of the Georgetown International Environmental Law Review, and a B.A. from Fairfield University.

Arnold & Porter LLP is an international law firm of nearly 800 lawyers with offices in Brussels, Denver, Houston, London, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Silicon Valley, and Washington, DC.  The firm, founded in 1946, maintains more than 25 practice areas spanning a broad spectrum of the law, with a primary focus on litigation, transactional matters, and regulatory issues.

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