Hospitality & Retail

The Hospitality and Retail Industry is one of the most vibrant and economically active sectors in the United States. Sales in the food industry constitutes 4% of US GDP with annual sales reaching $660 billion. The hospitality and retail sector as a whole is the nation’s number one employer, controlling 8.1% of all jobs. With this success comes a landscape of potential problems and issues. We have the experience to guide and assist you, whether you are a restaurant, bar, hotel, rental, vendor, spa, health club, grocer, or department store. We keep abreast of the issues by participating in trade organizations that are at the forefront of industry knowledge, and our regulatory attorneys keep us apprised of changes to regulations and policies. Our team is capable of handling many types of matters regarding the industry, including liquor liability, foodborne illness liability, employment issues, licensing issues, premises liability, and changes to regulations, among others.

To serve this diverse industry, Hall & Evans works closely with clients to be proactive and adaptive in this dynamic industry. Our Hospitality Group focuses on assisting local, regional, national, and global clients navigate the risks they face, including:

  • Premises liability;
  • Liquor Liability and Permitting;
  • Insurance;
  • Criminal Acts;
  • Labor and Employment;
  • Workers’ Compensation;
  • Construction;
  • Security;
  • Cyber Security;
  • Litigation and Arbitration;
  • Foodborne illnesses;
  • Regulation and Policy;
  • Risk Management.

Our goal is to achieve the most favorable and cost effective resolution for our clients, whether through negotiation or litigation. Our efforts are designed to avoid surprises too often confronted in the Hospitality and Retail Industry.