You are in the business of providing guests with an amazing experience. Providing guests with a warm memory of outstanding service, an amazing meal, or an impression that you’ve provided a home away from home are what you do best. While you worry about all of that, let Verrill Dana’s Hospitality Law Group focus on giving you the legal foundation to provide those services. Verrill Dana’s Hospitality Law Group is multi-disciplinary and geographically diverse group focused on the unique legal issues affecting clients in the hospitality industry. Our attorneys work together to advise hospitality industry clients in the areas of risk management, labor and employment law, human resources, general business and real estate matters, commercial lending, franchising, intellectual property and technology, as well as representation in all types of dispute resolution proceedings.

We have represented clients from international hotel properties to James Beard Award-winning restaurants in advising and litigating disputes. We work hard to understand each client’s culture and provide custom representation to help them provide the best customer service possible. Additionally, the Hospitality Law Group represents individual property owners/lessees and small, mid-sized and large hotel and restaurant operating companies doing business in New England and throughout the country, on a variety of matters ranging from the creation of employee manuals to the execution of long-term management agreements and operating leases.

We speak regularly on issues that affect the industry—with specific emphasis on risk management and pro-active steps that can be taken to generally minimize legal risks moving forward. Our lawyers are recognized as leaders in the field of Hospitality Law. Many are regularly listed among the Best Lawyers in America©, and the firm and members of the Group have received a number of other distinctions within the legal services industry.


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