Frank H. Henneburg

Real Estate

"For complex refinancing he is a go-to because of his breadth of experience. He is very thoughtful and pragmatic."

"He's really great." "He's an outstanding lawyer."

Chambers USA


Frank Henneburg represents domestic and foreign institutional investors and lenders on a wide array of real estate matters. His experience includes the acquisition of all property types and the representation of both borrowers and lenders in single-property and portfolio loans. Clients turn to Frank for buying and financing hotels, including the negotiation of hotel management agreements.


  • Counseled several private equity funds and public retirement systems in the evaluation of hotel investments in major US cities.


  • A joint venture between a major private equity firm and a major healthcare provider in a $800 million loan secured by 49 medical office buildings in 22 states.
  • A joint venture between domestic and foreign investors in the $1 billion acquisition of a public REIT owning 63 limited-service hotels.
  • A private REIT in a joint venture with a major apartment developer to acquire and develop $1.4 billion of luxury high-rise apartments on a 20-acre site in Arlington, Virginia.
  • A private REIT in the $214 million acquisition of a hotel and retail project in Washington DC.


  • America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, District of Columbia - Chambers USA
  • Washington DC “Lawyer of the Year” in Hospitality and Leisure. - Washingtonian’s Best Lawyers list
  • Best Lawyers in Washington DC -The Wall Street Journal
  • Best Lawyers in America in the District of Columbia.


  • The University of Chicago Law School, JD
  • Georgetown University, AB, magna cum laude
    Phi Beta Kappa


  • District of Columbia
  • Illinois