MHI Hospitality Corporation Appoints Patrick V. Fiel, Jr. as Vice President and General Counsel

Jun 11, 2010, 15:41 ET from MHI Hospitality Corporation

WILLIAMSBURG, Va., June 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MHI Hospitality Corporation (Nasdaq: MDH) announced today that Patrick V. Fiel, Jr., joins the company as Vice President and General Counsel.  He will be responsible for overseeing the Corporation's legal and corporate compliance requirements.

Andrew Sims, CEO of MHI Hospitality commented, "We are pleased to add someone of Patrick's caliber to our management team. His legal expertise and financial transaction experience provides a well-rounded skill set that will be a valuable asset to our company."  

Mr. Fiel most recently acted as Assistant General Counsel for Bank of America Corporation, providing legal coverage for the Global Corporate & Investment Banking, Global Mortgage Products and Corporate Treasury groups, and specifically advised in the areas of mortgage finance, structured products and securitization.  Prior to his tenure at Bank of America, Mr. Fiel was an associate at the law firm of Hunton & Williams LLP, where he specialized in capital markets and structured finance transactions.  Mr. Fiel was also an associate at the law firm of Lewis, King, Krieg & Waldrop, P.C.  Mr. Fiel is a graduate of the College of William and Mary and received his juris doctor degree, with a concentration in business transactions, from the University of Tennessee College of Law, where he was Editor-in-Chief of the Tennessee Journal of Business Law.

About MHI Hospitality Corporation

MHI Hospitality Corporation is a self-managed lodging REIT focused on the acquisition, renovation, upbranding and repositioning of upscale to upper upscale full-service hotels in the Mid-Atlantic and Southern United States. Currently, the Company's portfolio consists of investments in eleven hotel properties, nine of which are wholly-owned and comprise 2,110 rooms. All of the Company's wholly-owned properties operate under the Hilton, InterContinental Hotels Group and Starwood Hotels and Resorts brands. The Company also has a 25 percent interest in the Crowne Plaza Hollywood Beach Resort and a leasehold interest in the common area of Shell Island Resort, a resort condominium property. MHI Hospitality Corporation was organized in 2004 and is headquartered in Williamsburg, Virginia. For more information please visit

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