Industry Leader Peter Benudiz Joins Sidley in Los Angeles

Sidley Austin LLP expands its Los Angeles team with an additional co-leader of the firm’s real estate practice.

Los Angeles—Leading hospitality and real estate partner Peter Benudiz recently joined the Sidley Austin LLP team in Los Angeles. Benudiz will be a co-leader of the firm’s more than 100-lawyer global real estate practice.

Peter Benudiz

Peter Benudiz

“Peter has a robust hospitality and real estate practice, and we are delighted to have a lawyer of his caliber join Sidley,” said Larry Barden, chair of Sidley’s management committee, in prepared remarks. “Adding Peter to the team adds a new dimension to our broad and successful transactional and real estate practices nationwide and further solidifies our commitment to the continued expansion of our capabilities in greater Los Angeles.”

Previously, Benudiz was co-head of the gaming and hospitality group at Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP and has advised clients on numerous high-profile hospitality and real estate transactions. Benudiz’ multidisciplinary practice focuses on hospitality and real estate, but he also provides strategic advice and guidance to boards of directors and senior management of operating businesses on various cross-border and domestic matters.

“Peter is a highly respected lawyer and a major presence in the hospitality industry,” said Marc Hayutin, co-leader of the firm’s global Real Estate practice. “He has worked with an impressive array of clients, and his extensive experience handling complex issues for global companies complements the practice we have at Sidley. We are excited about the future we will build together.”

Image courtesy of Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP