Established hospitality industry advisor, Greg Duff is part of the Hospitality, Travel and Tourism Group, at Garvey Schubert Barer. With experience in hospitality development, hotel management and operations, franchising, sales and marketing, distribution and licensing, Greg brings a unique perspective to each engagement. He formerly served as Vice President of Development and General Counsel to Columbia Hospitality, Senior Corporate Counsel (Real Estate/Regulatory) at the Webvan Group (formerly HomeGrocer.com) and Assistant General Counsel for Starwood Hotels and Resorts (formerly The Westin Hotel Company).
Based in Seattle, Washington, Greg’s current list of clients include Marriott International, Hyatt Corporation, Starwood Hotels & Resorts, Kimpton Hotel & Restaurant Group, Fairmont Raffles Hotels International, The Hotel Group, 360° Hotel Group, Columbia Hospitality, North Pacific Management, Clise Properties, Westmont Hospitality, Kennedy & Associates, Expedia, The Chambers Group, the Washington Restaurant Association, the Seattle King County Convention & Visitors Bureau and the Seattle Hotel Association.
- The Garvey Schubert Barer Hospitality, Travel and Tourism Group represents a broad range of clients in the food, beverage and hospitality industry, including restaurants, wine bars, hotels, and resorts.
- Greg is a member of the Washington Lodging Association, the Academy of Hospitality Industry Attorneys, the Global Alliance of Hospitality Attorneys, the Oregon Lodging Association, and the Washington Restaurant Association.
- Pepperdine University (B.S., magna cum laude, 1991); University of Puget Sound School of Law (J.D., magna cum laude, 1994).
- State of Washington
Greg Duff, Editor
Greg Duff founded and chairs GSB’s national Hospitality, Travel & Tourism group. His practice largely focuses on operations-oriented matters faced by hospitality industry members, including sales and marketing, distribution and e-commerce, procurement and technology. Greg also serves as counsel and legal advisor to many of the hospitality industry’s associations and trade groups, including AH&LA, HFTP and HSMAI.