Relax: Our Leisure and Hospitality Attorneys Are Here To Help
Perhaps you aren’t sure if your company needs the services of Jenkins Fenstermaker, PLLC’s hospitality attorneys? After all, the leisure and hospitality industry has recovered well from the Great Recession in the United States that began in 2007, and growth is projected to continue through 2024, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
This is great news for hospitality-related businesses, the employees of those companies, and the general public, who will all see the benefits of improvements and expansions. However, for those responsible for the administration and management of businesses in the sector, preparing for inevitable pitfalls could be more important than ever.
Our Leisure and Hospitality Attorneys Know the Industry
If you operate a company that provides hospitality services—lodging and accommodations, travel and tourism, restaurants and bars, to name a few—you need the counsel of lawyers who know the industry. Our leisure and hospitality attorneys can help you navigate various local, state, and federal regulations related to all aspects of your business. From industry-specific regulations to zoning and employment law matters, Jenkins Fenstermaker will adeptly handle the legal issues, leaving you free to manage your business.
Jenkins Fenstermaker’s Hospitality Attorneys Will Be There When You Need Them
Offering both ongoing legal counsel and case-by-case representation, the hospitality industry attorneys at Jenkins Fenstermaker have you covered. Our ample experience in the business and commercial, labor and employment, and litigation areas of the law is a resource on which you can depend in good times and bad.
What Can Our Hospitality Attorneys Do for Your Business?
Whether you’re a chief officer of a major hotel group or the owner of a local bed-and-breakfast, the overwhelming number of potential legal issues related to the business might keep you up at night. The leisure and hospitality law attorneys at Jenkins Fenstermaker can ease that burden by assuring that your company’s legal affairs are in order. We provide reliable and experienced counsel in practice areas covering the full range of legal issues hospitality industry businesses face.
A Deliberate Approach to Building a Leisure or Hospitality Business
Whether the company is new or well-established, businesses in the leisure and hospitality sector must operate in compliance with complex and fluctuating regulations related to property ownership and asset management. Mine the deep knowledge of hospitality law attorneys in matters related to titles, deeds, and easements, eminent domain, expansion, or relocation.
Experienced Guidance from Business and Commercial Attorneys
The dedicated lawyers in our business and commercial group can help lay the groundwork for success and maintain pristine legal practices as your business grows. We help you choose the appropriate business structure for a new business as well as counsel on ongoing governance issues or the purchase or sale of a business. We can also help with real estate purchase and lease contract negotiation and drafting for the hospitality businesses with a physical presence.
Compliance and Litigation Attorneys for Labor and Employment Matters
Most leisure and hospitality businesses have employees. That means they must also deal with labor and employment matters. For experienced and skilled assistance with labor and employment issues, our labor and employment group stands ready to provide counsel, policy advice, and litigation services.
Jenkins Fenstermaker employment attorneys can craft employment policies and manuals and advise on compliance matters in all employment-related areas to help you set the ground rules for management and employees alike. We provide human resources training on discrimination, harassment, and individual employment contracts as well as assistance with wage and hour issues and collective bargaining and labor matters. We can help with all of your labor and employment matters.
A Partner to Handle Workers’ Compensation Matters
Along with having employees comes the possibility of work-related injuries. Jenkins Fenstermaker’s workers’ compensation attorneys can help you navigate the maze of state law and regulations on worker’s compensation as well as advise on safety policies and return to work programs. Our team of attorneys is in demand to assist employers in workers’ compensation matters and defend them against work-related injury claims.
Litigation Services When You Need Them Most
Despite the finest preemptive legal strategies, claims against a company in the leisure and hospitality industry are likely to arise. When your business is blamed for wrongdoing or liability are made and cannot be resolved through mediation, our litigation group will be ready to fight to defend your company’s interests. From employment matters to personal injury, our trial attorneys have the experience and skill to fight for your business in state or federal court.
Experienced Leisure and Hospitality Attorneys When Litigation is Necessary
Sometimes, despite best efforts, litigation is unavoidable. Whether it’s a boundary dispute, a former employee alleging discrimination, or a customer injured on your premises, the litigation team of Jenkins Fenstermaker will protect your assets to the full power of the law.
Rest Assured with a Trusted Ally in Jenkins Fenstermaker
For an industry that specializes in rest and relaxation, those who own and run businesses in the leisure and hospitality sector get precious little R&R themselves. The responsibility of managing employees, customers, properties, and assets—all while attempting to create an inviting atmosphere—can be intense to say the least.
The leisure and hospitality attorneys at Jenkins Fenstermaker can help manage the legal aspects of business so you can focus on building your brand and serving customers. Call us today at (304) 523-2100 (or (866) 617-4736 toll-free) or complete our online contact form for a consultation, and then take a deep breath and relax: we’re on your side.