The attorneys who service the firms’ hospitality industry clients rely on their comprehensive experience in many overlapping areas of the law. We regularly represent restaurant owners, operators, franchisees, franchisors, hotels, gaming companies, developers, landlords and financiers in a variety of transactional and litigation matters. Our attorneys regularly assist our clients in all manner of transactions for hospitality clients including asset/stock purchases, real estate purchases/sales, leasing, development, and construction to help them reach their goals and mitigate their risk. We also help our clients with regulatory, zoning, operating licenses and development incentive issues so that they can realize their vision. Our employment law attorneys represent and advise our clients on an array of labor and employment matters ranging from employee disputes to alleged discrimination claims. The estate planning practice group assists clients with the personal estate plans as well as with succession plans for businesses where a new generation or new operator is ready to take over the business. Our attorneys also routinely help our hospitality clients with intellectual property issues including obtaining, maintaining and licensing trademarks so that they can protect their intellectual property and brands. Our hands on approach and extensive experience have armed the attorneys of Summers Compton Wells to help you with any legal issues that you may encounter related to the challenging and unique hospitality industry.
Team MembersSeth A. AlbinNicholas M. BurkemperMallory L. FiskBridget L. HalquistDouglas G. “Doug” HickelBrian J. LaFlammeAlan J. RatchfordMichael M. SayersDavid A. SosneGraham D. StevensOther Practice AreasAdvertising & Public RelationsAviationCondominiumsConstruction & DevelopmentFinancial ServicesFranchising & DistributionHealth CareInfrastructure (Engineers/Contractors)Legal Cannabis MarketsManufacturingMultifamily, Retail and Mixed Use Management & DevelopmentOil & GasProfessional ServicesRetail & E-CommerceTechnology & Innovation