Executive Vice President and General Counsel
As Executive Vice President and General Counsel for Barcelo Crestline, Mr. Donahue is responsible for all legal issues arising with respect to hotel operations, hotel development, corporate governance, and asset management for Barcelo Crestline, and Crestline Hotels & Resorts (Barcelo Crestline’s wholly owned subsidiary).
Mr. Donahue joined Barcelo Crestline from Marriott International where he enjoyed a 10 year career in which he rose from Corporate Counsel to Vice President and Assistant General Counsel and became the leader of the Law Department’s North American Lodging Operations group, supervising six attorneys and nine paralegals. Prior to his tenure with Marriott International, Mr. Donahue was with the law firm Hogan & Hartson where he first served in the antitrust department and then as a litigation attorney.
Mr. Donahue received his law degree from UCLA in 1988 with the Order of the Coif in approximately the top three percent of his class. He received his undergraduate degree from Boston College magna cum laude in 1984. Mr. Donahue is admitted to practice in the District of Columbia, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court. He is a member of the American Hotel & Lodging Association’s General Counsels Committee, and the Academy of Hospitality Industry Attorneys.