Hospitality Law

We incorporate nearly all of our practice areas in managing our national hospitality practice.

Mark Demorest is a member of The Academy of Hospitality Industry Attorneys.

We regularly deal with the following issues (among others) on behalf of our hospitality industry clients:

  • Sale and acquisition of existing hotels and restaurants
  • Acquisition of land for development of hotels and restaurants
  • Ground leases for development of hotels and restaurants
  • Development and construction of hotels and restaurants
  • Franchise and license agreements
  • New Markets Tax Credits
  • Private offerings to raise capital
  • Management agreements
  • Leases and concession agreements
  • Liquor License Sale and Acquisition
  • Employment issues
  • Union issues
  • Development and review of contracts and business forms
  • Claims by guests, including contract and bailment issues
  • Enforcement and Collection of Unpaid Event Contracts

We have been involved in the development, operation, management, and acquisition of hotels, restaurants and golf courses throughout Michigan and many other states.