NEW YORK—Dream Hotel Group has appointed Laura Mutterperl as EVP and general counsel. With nearly a decade of experience in driving hotel strategy from a business and legal standpoint, Mutterperl will play a key role in advancing the company’s growth. Home to Dream Hotels, Time Hotels, The Chatwal and Unscripted Hotels brands, Dream Hotel Group encompasses three business lines: proprietary brands, hotel management and dining & nightlife.
“With her extensive experience in hospitality and invaluable background in legal counsel, Laura is an ideal fit for the role of EVP and general counsel as we continue to drive brand growth,” said Jay Stein, CEO, Dream Hotel Group.
Mutterperl joins Dream Hotel Group from Starwood Hotels and Resorts, where she was VP and associate general counsel. At Starwood, Mutterperl served as a point person across strategic planning and implementation in business operations and hotel development. She also has extensive experience as lead counsel across the restaurant, retail and spa businesses. Based primarily in North America, she also handled matters in Asia and the Middle East and worked for a stint in Starwood’s Asia Pacific headquarters. Mutterperl joined Starwood from Kirkland & Ellis, where she advised clients across private and public transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, financings, joint ventures, public offerings, corporate governance and other corporate matters.