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We are a worldwide network of attorneys that focus on hospitality, travel and tourism issues; a marketing conduit for suppliers of legal, safety and security solutions to reach hospitality developers and operators in need of those solutions; we mitigate critical incidents, injuries, litigation and liability within the hospitality industry, in the U.S. and abroad by facilitating the creation, collection, and dissemination of legal, safety and security information, products and services.

WEEKLY SPOTLIGHT

Attorney of the Week
Jerry Hamilton

Jerry is a Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer. He has been nationally recognized as one of the Top Ten Defense Lawyers in the United States by one of the largest insurance companies in the world. He is a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America, an invitation-only trial honorary society composed of less than one-half percent of lawyers in The United States. Jerry is frequently asked to step in as trial counsel in the days, weeks, and months leading up to trial in complex, high-exposure matters across the country. His and his Firm’s specialty is taking the most severe cases to trial at a moment’s notice and telling his client’s story in the most effective and compelling manner. Jerry has been recognized as a “Super Lawyer” by Law & Politics every year since 2006 and is named as one of Florida’s “Legal Elite” by Florida Trend. He has been selected as one of America’s Top 100 High Stakes Litigators® for 2018— this is by invitation only and is reserved to identify the nation’s most exceptional trial attorneys in high-value, high-stakes legal matters. He was selected by the Dade County Bar Association as one of Miami’s top 10 trial lawyers to present in its annual Super Lawyers CLE Mock Trial and also received the Anthony G. Marshall Award as Hospitality Lawyer of the Year.

Law Firm of the Week

Anderson Kill

Anderson Kill was founded in 1969 on the principles of integrity, excellence in the practice of law, and straightforward solutions to complex legal issues. The firm’s attorneys approach engagements aggressively and have earned a reputation for combining corporate polish with pugnacity. Based in New York City, the firm also has offices in Philadelphia, PA, Stamford, CT, Washington, DC, Newark, NJ, Denver, CO, and Los Angeles, CA, but the attorneys travel around the country and around the world to handle all types of matters. Anderson Kill attorneys work together, leveraging creativity and legal and business acumen to deliver cost-effective resolutions to clients’ problems. Many of the firm’s professionals are recognized experts in their practice areas, leaders and active participants in professional associations, and are frequently invited to speak to business organizations. Anderson Kill clients include some of the nation’s largest public and private entities, including companies in financial services, retail, oil/gas, telecommunications, construction, food supply, technology, pharmaceutical and life sciences, and utilities, municipalities and state governments, religious and not-for-profit organizations, small companies and individuals. Anderson Kill prides itself on attracting and retaining intelligent, personable and well-rounded attorneys. Smart attorneys with sharp skills, excellent client service, and a track record to prove it: that is the Anderson Kill difference.

Company of the Week
Ethics Suite

Ethics Suite was created because there is a better way to manage misconduct reporting between employer and employee. With nearly three decades of experience investigating whistleblower and misconduct-related investigations, Juliette Gust and Tricia Fratto developed the first incident reporting system developed to be fully customizable for every industry. When a company offers an incident reporting system, it empowers employees to report fraud, theft, embezzlement, and unethical behavior without fearing retaliation. Since inception, Ethics Suite helps businesses across dozens of industries form a trusted line of communication between management and their employees. Ethics Suites’ goal is to provide companies with the tools and know-how to take charge of their organization’s commitment to an ethical business environment. Using the Ethics Suite incident reporting system, businesses monitor workplace behavior and make changes before issues become costly or public. When you protect your employees and put your business first, your company flourishes.

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Our blog features exclusive content from our contributors, who collectively represent the full spectrum of hospitality law, risk management, and comprehensive duty of care solutions.

An Employer’s Guide to Workplace Protections for Abortion-Related Decisions

Employers likely have questions about abortion-related employment protections and healthcare benefits after [June 24th’s] SCOTUS controversial decision that overturned Roe v. Wade. Given the ruling, people in states with strict abortion limitations may end up traveling to other states to receive abortion-related care. Can employees take job-protected leave to obtain such services? What other rights might ...
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Hotel Safety and Security Risks to Owners, Operators & Insurance

The extent of liability to the owner, operator, and insurer of a hotel for any injury to a guest on the premises must always be determined on a case-by-case and state-by-state basis. However, there are some general principles that can be helpful in mitigating risk for each of the aforementioned parties when a guest is ...
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Trends in Workouts & Restructurings – A Hotel Case Study

It has been evident that despite the significant challenges and hurdles faced by the lodgingindustry since the onset of the pandemic, the volume of hotel restructurings and workouts has beena far cry from the volume experienced during the Great Recession. Indeed, the factors contributingto each one of these significant events are completely different; one the ...
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Shame & Game That May Be Unsettling Cases in the Hospitality Space

What do hospitality establishments face when settlement is attempted? This paper focuses on present day sins that lead to unsettlement based on the last two years in a pandemic and the games that parties seem to play to continue this trend. A. Seven deadly trends sins in hospitality since 2020 I interviewed coworkers, mediators and ...
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