Attorneys at Bush Ross have experience in providing legal services for clients in the restaurant and hospitality industry. We practice in areas of the law that apply to the unique needs of individual restaurateurs and franchisers, early-stage restaurant companies, restaurant chains, licensors, hoteliers, night clubs, food and beverage manufacturers and wholesalers. Our attorneys represent and advise restaurant and hospitality clients with respect to various issues related to the industry, including transactional and litigation matters relating to business and corporate, real estate and land use, labor and employment, contracts and agreements, environmental matters, construction, bankruptcy, and intellectual property. In addition, we have experience in handling government regulatory matters involving zoning, licensing and environmental disputes for our restaurant and hospitality clients.
Bush Ross attorneys represent and advise restaurant and hospitality industry clients with regard to startup funding and organizational matters; corporate finance issues; purchase and sale of restaurants, franchises, and hotels and their assets; licensing and franchising; employee benefits and employment disputes; discrimination and harassment training; general labor relations and employment advice; intellectual property issues involving registration and protection of trademarks and patents and litigation of infringement claims; tax advice and tax-related litigation; negotiating and drafting agreements and other business contracts; construction, including negotiation and monitoring of contracts and litigation of disputes; corporate and business restructuring and reorganization; and representation of creditors and debtors in bankruptcy.
When a dispute arises that can only be resolved with court intervention or an alternative dispute resolution process, our experienced litigation attorneys can help and assist in successfully resolving these disputes. We help clients in the restaurant and hospitality industry enforce their intellectual property rights, resolve vendor disputes, defend against wage and hour claims, sexual harassment charges, resolve shareholder/partner disputes and a variety of other business claims.