Catherine E. Morgen is a Partner in the Commercial Real Estate Development and Finance and Hospitality Practices of Morris Manning & Martin, LLP. She concentrates her practice on the representation of real estate clients, with an emphasis on the hospitality industry. Ms. Morgen has significant experience representing developers, owners and managers of hotel properties in effecting acquisitions, dispositions and mergers, developing their properties, negotiating hotel management agreements, franchise agreements and technical services agreements, arranging financing, and leasing. Catherine holds a B.A. from Florida State University and a J.D. from University of Virginia School of Law. In addition to joining the RTA Board in May 2019, Catherine is the chair of MMM’s Women’s Initiative and a member of the Board of Directors of the Castell Project, a non-profit organization dedicated to accelerating the careers of women in the hospitality industry.