Hospitality Law

Legal solutions through a business lens

Our Hospitality Law Practice Group works closely with companies of all sizes and forms across the hospitality spectrum to implement effective and practical pro-active solutions that incorporate the most current dram shop laws, discrimination regulations, state-specific wage, and hour statutes, and notice and opportunity requirements.  Our firm has represented well over 100 hotels, bars, restaurants,…

Our Hospitality Law Practice Group works closely with companies of all sizes and forms across the hospitality spectrum to implement effective and practical pro-active solutions that incorporate the most current dram shop laws, discrimination regulations, state-specific wage, and hour statutes, and notice and opportunity requirements.  Our firm has represented well over 100 hotels, bars, restaurants, private clubs, entertainment venues, and theme parks throughout the country. Our lawyers serve as counsel to several of the industry’s largest management groups, developers, franchisors, and franchisees, and provide operators with industry-specific knowledge and expertise to remain ahead of the curve. 

Attorneys in this practice group are experienced in advising and/or defending hospitality operations in matters involving:

  • General negligence
  • Premises liability
  • Products liability
  • Discrimination claims
  • Local, state, and federal health ordinances
  • Government regulatory compliance issues
  • Non-disclosure agreements
  • Trade secrets
  • Licensing and royalties
  • Franchisors/franchisees
  • Dram shop laws
  • Liquor liability
  • Contract disputes
  • Wage and hour violations
  • Employee handbooks
  • Employment practices
  • Industry standard employee training protocols
  • Wrongful termination
  • Title VII claims
  • ADEA claims
  • DFEH claims
  • FLSA compliance
  • Serious and willful misconduct (132a claims)
  • Notice and opportunity requirements
  • Employer-obligated benefits
  • Innkeeper duties
  • ADA claims

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