888 Seventeenth St. N.W., Suite 700
Washington, D.C. 20006
Phone: (202) 298-8660
Fax: (202) 342-0683
Philip W. Owens
Title: Of Counsel
Phil Owens practices primarily in aircraft and other cross-border asset-based financing.
He has over fifteen years of experience in transactions in areas such as aircraft financing, construction, real estate development and transfers, domestic and international joint ventures, commercial leases, and senior and subordinate lending.
Before joining Zuckert, Scoutt & Rasenberger, Phil was Senior Counsel, Corporate Affairs and Finance, for Marriott International, Inc. for nearly ten years. His primary responsibilities included corporate law, project development, mergers and acquisitions, and project finance in support of the corporation's global expansion, as well as architecture and construction, legal oversight and support for new construction and renovation of domestic and foreign hotels. He completed numerous complex transactions in connection with new project development in the United States, Mexico, Europe and South America, including responsibility for the structuring, acquisition, sale, development, construction and financing of projects owned by the corporation or third parties.
Prior to his career in law, Phil served in the U.S. Navy from 1981-1989. As a nuclear-trained submarine officer, he served on two submarines in various capacities and had a tour of duty at Naval Reactors performing design engineering on submarine nuclear propulsion plant fluids systems.