Hotel/Hospitality Law

Pardo Jackson Gainsburg & Shelowitz, PL is a leading authority in hotel and hospitality law. Our team of attorneys take a multidisciplinary approach to handling client’s complex business and real estate transactions.

Many of our attorneys not only have decades of legal experience in the hotel and hospitality industry, but also have owned and operated their own hotels, giving them a unique perspective into the nuances of working in an increasingly competitive and challenging economic environment. This experience allows us to become an essential part of your hotel executive team, focusing on your overall business success rather than just legal issues.

Our attorneys take a proactive stance in preventing legal problems before they arise. By integrating Pardo Jackson Gainsburg & Shelowitz, PL into your risk management, financial operations, and regulatory team, we can provide cost-saving measures that increase your financial productivity and decrease risk. We also can provide invaluable insight and resources designed to address everyday issues before they morph into substantial and expensive risks.

In addition to owning and operating their own hotels, Pardo Jackson Gainsburg & Shelowitz, PL attorneys have represented limited and full-service hotels, resorts and convention centers. Representative clients include: Ritz Carlton, Four Seasons, St. Regis-Starwood, Marriott, Hilton, Hyatt, Wyndham, Omni, Crowne Plaza, Holiday Inn, Days Inn, and Ramada Inn.

Our legal team assists clients by reviewing loan documents and franchise agreements and offering business strategies for controlling costs and legal exposure. Construction contracts for new builds and renovations require special scrutiny. Our attorneys will take the steps needed to ensure that a project is on time and on budget.

Should litigation become necessary, our team of highly experienced trial and appellate attorneys have the know-how to defend or prosecute your claim.

We work in areas such operations and management; the purchase and sale of hotels; negotiating with lenders, franchisors, and construction contractors; sales and real estate taxes consultation; and troubleshooting the unique problems affecting a hotel’s profitability that confront hotel owners.

We represent owners, developers, managers, lenders, franchisors and franchisees. Our practice handles a variety of transactions including:

  • Portfolio Acquisition and Sales
  • Deal Structuring
  • Insurance Policy Review
  • Real Estate Tax Assessments
  • Evaluation of Operational Costs
  • Review Employer/Employee Policies and Practices
  • Evaluate On-site Security and Internal Controls
  • Review and Advise on Regulatory Matters
  • Hotel Construction and Renovation
  • Lender Relations
  • Draft Management Agreements
  • Premises Liability
  • Lease Negotiations
  • Negotiation and Drafting of Franchise Agreements

Pardo Jackson Gainsburg & Shelowitz, PL offers full service business and legal strategies to the hotel and hospitality industry. Give us a call and let’s talk about what we can do for you.