When asked about the biggest challenges faced today by legal departments in the hospitality industry, the response from Stephen Barth, founder of HospitalityLawyer.com, could be summarized in one word: compliance. Barth, who has more than two decades worth of experience in hospitality operations, has recently seen an upward momentum of the number of U.S.-based hospitality ...Read more
Amtrak has told U.S. lawmakers that it will suspend service on its national network in mid-December unless Congress extends a Dec. 31 deadline for implementing advanced safety technology, according to an Oct. 5 letter from Amtrak reviewed by Reuters. The letter, addressed to Senate Commerce Committee Chairman John Thune, a South Dakota Republican, says service ...Read more
In my first post on how to run your legal department like a business, I discussed how to manage your legal department’s workload, which is key to being able to allocate resources, evaluate in-house and outside counsel performance, and manage risk. In this installment, I’m going to discuss legal spend and budgets. Know your spend ...
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