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Buckley Law hospitality industry attorneys are highly experienced in employment law, real estate, commercial leases, and business formation and deliver industry specific legal advice for its hotel and restaurant clients.

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They provide practical advice to restaurants and hotels about overtime, rest and meal periods, disability accommodations, implementing employment policies, and managing employees as well as advice on other hot employment issues. Our hospitality lawyers also assist clients in negotiating leases, franchise assignments, and purchase and sale agreements. Since many hotels and restaurants are family-owned businesses, our attorneys take into consideration the unique aspects of family owned businesses in the initial creation of a business entity. They also advise the owners on business succession and estate planning issues, issues that are unique to family owned enterprises.

We understand that clients are unique and have varying needs and resources. Depending on your particular needs, we present a menu of options and services from which to select. This empowers you to have greater control over your legal services and budget. Like our hospitality industry clients, Buckley Law’s attorneys look forward to serving their clients again and again.

Our strength comes from the experience of attorneys who practice in varied legal disciplines with a hospitality focus, including:

  • Compliance leases
  • Construction
  • Contracts
  • Employment
  • Financing
  • Land use
  • Licensing
  • Litigation
  • Real estate transactions
  • Taxation
  • Trademark, copyright, and trade secrets

Representative businesses include:

  • Bakeries and restaurants
  • Hotels
  • Quick service restaurants
  • Wineries and vineyards

Key Contacts

William E. Gaar

Shareholder, SPHR

Jillian A. Pollock


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