Hospitality Law

buildings6Hospitality law encompasses all of the issues that arise in the operation of the business of a hotel, restaurant, bar or similar establishment.  Business Law Southwest, LLC has a commitment to this well defined practice and has developed an understanding and appreciation of issues peculiar to the hospitality industry.

Our attorneys provide a wide range of legal services to our hospitality industry clients. Our hospitality law transactional practice areas include:

  • Franchise and Distribution Agreements
  • Contract Drafting and Negotiation
  • Trademarks
  • Licensing
  • Real Estate and Land Use
  • Leasing Agreements
  • First Amendment and Adult Entertainment Issues

Our attorneys also represent hospitality businesses in litigation and government enforcement.  Our continuing commitment is that of providing a vigorous, yet cost effective defense. We have developed, with the valuable input of our clients, investigatory procedures, defense strategies and trial preparation techniques that enable us to vigorously defend these matters or settle them for realistic sums.

We represent clients with respect to all claims that might arise in the course of their hospitality business, including:

  • Premises Liability
  • Liquor Liability
  • Liquor code violations
  • City, County and State violations
  • Assaults
  • Contaminated food
  • Bailments
  • Guest motor vehicles
  • Guest property


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