Catherine Morgen is a partner in Morris, Manning & Martin’s Real Estate Develop and Finance Practice. She represents real estate clients engaged in the acquisition, development, leasing and disposition of commercial real estate, as well as complex restrictive transactions around hospitality properties.
Catherine has significant experience representing developers, owners and managers of hotel properties in effecting acquisitions, dispositions and mergers, developing their properties, structuring and negotiating operating and management agreements. For example, she represented a client in its joint venture with a large institutional investment fund to acquire a 282-room Marriott in Atlanta, Georgia, and a 226-room Hilton Suites in Phoenix, Arizona. In addition, MMM represented the joint venture in obtaining financing for the acquisition and the planned major renovation program for each hotel to upgrade property exteriors, public space, back-of-house areas and guest rooms.
Catherine is a member of the State Bar of Georgia, the Atlanta Bar Association, Commercial Real Estate Women, Atlanta Hospitality Alliance, the International Council of Shopping Centers and represents Pro Bono the Atlanta Ronald McDonald House Charities. She graduated magna cum laude with a BA from Florida State University and has a J.D. from University of Virginia School of Law.