In a dynamic industry, your legal team must coordinate an interdisciplinary approach. That’s how we represent clients operating, investing, or financing in the hospitality industry. We bring complete advisory solutions to you.
The hospitality lawyers at Alston & Bird have a long history representing hospitality clients. We have vast experience that guides hotels and resorts, restaurants, theme parks, golf courses, and casinos. In our backyard, across the country, and around the world, we have a team that can help.
Our team represents corporations, private equity, REITs, family offices, investment firms, and institutional lenders in the acquisition, sale, development, management, and financing of hotel and other hospitality projects. Our engagements include significant hospitality components of mixed-use projects, multistate portfolio transactions, hotel and resort restructurings, franchisee insolvencies, and capital-raising and investment transactions.
Our advice is comprehensive and embraces the entire project life cycle, from conception, development, and operation to disposition. Our lawyers provide real estate analysis, guide construction documentation and construction risk management advice, handle construction disputes, engage in tax planning, resolve environmental issues, counsel on project entitlements, and deal with relevant labor and employment and employee benefits matters. We couple all these areas of substantive capability with recognized credentials in information technology, data privacy and security, software licensing, intellectual property, and other operations matters to provide our hospitality and hotel clients with the full range of legal services they require to compete and thrive.