PRACTICE AREAS

  • Contract Negotiations
  • Litigation
  • Management Disputes
  • Labor and Employment
  • Bankruptcy

Our attorneys have particular expertise in the hospitality industry, frequently assisting hotel and restaurant owners and operators and their creditors with high stakes legal disputes and bankruptcy matters.

RESULTS 

We successfully resolved federal and state court actions on behalf of the former owner and manager of the Gansevoort Hotel, recovering significant damages for breach of its management agreement and intellectual property rights.

We represented General Hotel Management, manager of The Setai Hotel, in actions in state and federal court and international arbitration proceedings, obtaining a favorable arbitration award for the client and defeating all claims brought by the opposing party.

We represent General Hotel Management and Leading Hotels of the World in a copyright lawsuit pending in the Southern District of New York over the alleged unauthorized use of certain hotel photographs.

We represented the owners of the One Bal Harbour Resort  Spa in a Chapter 11 reorganization by which the property was successfully sold to the Residential Association and substantial claims and litigation were resolved through a confirmed Plan. 

We successfully represented the largest equity holder in the Bray & Gllespie bankruptcy involving more than 60 operating hotels and motels.

We represented LNR Partners, as the special service for the  mortgage holder, in several hotel  bankruptcies.

We represented Ritz-Carlton Hotel Co. in the bankruptcy of Green Isle Partners, Ltd., the owner of the San Juan Ritz-Carlton.

We represented Penn National Gaming in the potential acquisition of Fontainebleau Las Vegas.