This January, Lannan Legal PLLC was certified by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) as a Veteran-Owned Small Business. Robert W. Lannan served on active duty in the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General’s Corps from 1995 until 1999. He was a member of the Chief Counsel’s Military Honors Program at the Headquarters of the U.S.Continue Reading
Thank you to Roland Leiser for publishing articles in Hotel Interactive about panels at this year’s Hotel & Lodging Legal Summit discussing legal issues related to outsourcing options and the #metoo movement, in the hotel and lodging industry.
Lannan Legal PLLC is proud to join ECPAT USA and over 20 travel-related companies in supporting the Frederick Douglass Trafficking Victims Prevention and Reauthorization Act. Here is our letter to Speaker Ryan in support of this bill.
I am privileged to co-chair the annual Hotel & Lodging Legal Summit at Georgetown University Law Center. For this year’s conference, our seventh, we are trying something new. A common theme that will run through most of this year’s sessions is risk allocation. Primarily, we will discuss allocation of risk among the three principal communitiesContinue Reading
Congratulations to my student Kelleye Eller, M.P.S. on completion of her Master of Professional Studies degree in Global Hospitality Leadership at Georgetown University. Ms. Eller titled her graduate thesis Securing U.S. Hotels in the Age of Terrorism: The Hoteliers’ Perspective. In her capstone paper and executive summary and presentation, she thoroughly examines the challenges that domesticContinue Reading
There is an article in today’s Hotel News Now about service animals under the Americans with Disabilities Act and emotional support animals under other laws. I published an article on the same subject in Restaurant Startup and Growth a few years ago.
Today, Hotel News Now posted this article about a panel discussion at last month’s ALIS Law conference.
Here is a short but informative article in that was published today by Hotel News Now, which discusses how some hotel companies are revisiting their “Do Not Disturb” policies after the shooting incident in Las Vegas last October. This semester, I am privileged to serve as a thesis adviser to a graduate student at Georgetown UniversityContinue Reading
It has been Lannan Legal’s privilege to work with ECPAT-USA to advise hotel companies on how to fight human trafficking activities in their properties. Click here for more information from ECPAT-USA on this important issue.
State of Washington v. Motel 6 Operating L.P.: The Latest Episode in Law Enforcement Agencies’ Demands for Access to Guest Records Last Wednesday January 3, Washington State Attorney General Robert Ferguson filed a lawsuit against a subsidiary of Motel 6, alleging that the company violated state law by regularly providing hotel guests’ personally identifiableContinue Reading