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.
KRCL provides representation in the following general areas of practice:
- 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