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Hospitality Law

Williams Kastner provides legal services to hospitality clients involving everything from liquor licensing to labor union contract negotiations. We have extensive experience representing clients in cases involving labor and employment, real estate transactions, financing, taxes, torts, insurance and bankruptcy. We defend clients in consumer class actions and individual cases. Our lawyers represent hotels, restaurants, wineries, bars/taverns, casinos and a myriad of hospitality industry-related businesses. We provide sound legal advice and risk management services to clients and understand the importance of high-quality representation that is efficient and economical. With one of the leading litigation practices in the Pacific Northwest, our team of seasoned litigators not only know how to navigate the courtroom and maximize the probability of successful outcomes in the event of litigation, but work to strategically minimize, if not avoid, litigation costs. We have represented hospitality clients in matters related to:

  • Retail and office leasing contracts
  • Valet, garage parking and other third party management agreements
  • Liquor licensing, dram shop/alcohol server liability
  • Contaminated food claims
  • Labor union-employer contract negotiations
  • Union avoidance, grievance arbitrations, injunctive relief
  • Staffing agency and temporary employee relations and negotiations
  • Business immigration compliance
  • Premises and guest liability
  • Third party criminal acts
  • Insurance coverage
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