The attorneys in the KRCL Retail, Restaurant & Hospitality Group have a broad range of experience in both the business and legal aspects of the hospitality industry. Whether representing a small restaurant chain or a multi-national hotel brand, it is important to have legal guidance from attorneys who understand the unique dynamics that comprise the hospitality industry. Our Restaurant & Hospitality Group brings the necessary practice experience and industry savvy.
The firm’s Retail, Restaurant & Hospitality Group handles all aspects of legal representation from the acquisition of real estate, leasing of property, obtaining a liquor license, to aggressively defending litigation matters. KRCL can assist in drafting, negotiating and closing acquisition, financing, franchise, hotel management and other hospitality-related documents. Additionally, our attorneys have significant experience in purchasing, selling, financing and refinancing hotel chains and individual hotels. Our attorneys’ experience runs the range from representing foreign sellers in a $750 million hotel chain sale to purchasing individual hotels well in excess of $100 million and smaller hotels and motels throughout the nation. By utilizing the combined skills of the Business & Corporate, Real Estate, Litigation, Employment and Bankruptcy Groups, KRCL delivers full-service legal representation to its hospitality clients.
The KRCL litigation group represents a number of hospitality clients in a wide spectrum of litigation matters, including complex contract claims, franchise claims, non-subscriber and tort claims. Of particular note, we have successfully prosecuted multi-million dollar intellectual property cases and obtained injunctive relief to protect our restaurant clients’ interests.
Additionally, KRCL actively participates in and presents to hospital industry organizations such as the American Hospitality & Lodging Association, the Hospitality Law Association, and the National Restaurant and Retail Defense Association. KRCL’s attorneys have also presented to industry leaders and top management at various hospitality conferences.
- Acquisition and disposition of hotels, restaurants and retail properties
- Bankruptcy and Creditor’s Rights
- Commercial litigation
- Employment disputes and litigation
- Financing transactions
- Franchise agreements
- Franchise litigation
- Leasing transactions
- Liquor liability litigation
- Liquor licensing
- Personal injury claims