The hospitality and restaurant industry presents evolving challenges and substantial risks.
We assist you in protecting your business and identifying and overcoming specific issues to facilitate your success. With a unique awareness of industry trends and forward-thinking ideas, we provide legal counsel from a business perspective.
Whether it’s guiding an international client in establishing its presence in the United States, negotiating a lease for the expansion of a restaurant chain, counseling a franchisor on labor and employment compliance or advising clients through the capital raising process – our attorneys are available to assist.
We serve as general outside counsel for many of our restaurant and hospitality clients. We strive to become an integral party of your team by learning your business models and goals, developing creative operational strategies, and negotiating favorable agreements in a cost-efficient sophisticated and effective manner.
Our team of well-rounded, seasoned attorneys represents individual domestic and international restaurateurs, chain restaurants, hospitality clients, licensors and franchisors in all aspects of their businesses. We advise on matters, including:
|Beller, Brian J. Partner||Partner||212.216.1173|
|Feder, Hagit Senior Compliance Administrator, CFE||Senior Compliance Administrator, CFE||212.216.1109|
|Goldsmith, Amy B. Partner and Chair of Privacy and Cybersecurity Group||Partner and Chair of Privacy and Cybersecurity Group||212.216.1135|
|Iannaccone, Giuliano Partner and Chair of International and Retail Groups and Co-Chair of Italy Practice||Partner and Chair of International and Retail Groups and Co-Chair of Italy Practice||12122161110|
|Kilduff, Patrick J. Partner and Chair of Compliance and Administrative Law Practice and Outdoor Advertising Practice||Partner and Chair of Compliance and Administrative Law Practice and Outdoor Advertising Practice||212.216.8019|
|Lazzaro, Brittany K. Associate||Associate||212.216.1130|
|Lippert, Nels T. Partner and Chair of Intellectual Property Practice||Partner and Chair of Intellectual Property Practice||212.216.1157|
|Pfeffer, David J. Partner and Chair of Construction Group||Partner and Chair of Construction Group||212.216.8075|
|Piazza, Deborah J. Partner||Partner||212.216.1140|
|Rosenberg, Mark J. Partner and Chair of Reputation Management Practice||Partner and Chair of Reputation Management Practice||212.216.1127|
|Steer, Richard L. Partner and Chair of Employment Practices Liability Insurance Practice||Partner and Chair of Employment Practices Liability Insurance Practice||212.216.8070|
|Strongin, Landey Partner||Partner||212.216.1177|
|Toevs Carolan, Tara Partner||Partner||212.216.8007|
|Zagorsky, Arthur Partner||Partner||212.216.8030|
|Zipkowitz, Eric Partner||Partner||212.216.8088|
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