As Senior Vice President & General Counsel for Crestline Hotels & Resorts, LLC, Mónica Bernstein is responsible for all legal issues arising with respect to hotel operations, hotel development, corporate governance, and asset management for Crestline Hotels & Resorts.
Mónica joined Crestline from Interstate Hotels where she served as Corporate Counsel before being promoted to Vice President of Legal and later Senior Vice President, Assistant General Counsel. Prior to that she was an Associate with Williams & Connolly LLP, in Washington, D.C., representing clients in matters involving complex commercial litigation, contract law, securities law, the False Claims Act, and general torts, with a focus on international disputes. She clerked for The United States District Court, The Honorable Chief Judge Federico A. Moreno, Miami, FL, and she was a research assistant for the Institute for Cuban and Cuban-American Studies, the University of Miami.
Ms. Bernstein earned a Juris Doctor from The George Washington University Law School, Washington D.C, where she was recognized with several accolades including being named a George Washington Scholar, a member of the George Washington Law Review, as well as a Writing Fellow and Dean’s Fellow. She earned a B.A. in Economics and Spanish Studies from Duke University, Durham, NC. Ms. Bernstein is a member of the Bar in Florida and the District of Columbia. She is bilingual in English and Spanish.