Airbnb and its competitors in the “home rental” industry were a frequent topic of discussion at this year’s Hotel & Lodging Legal Summit.  Here is an article on panel that included some debate on legal issues between representatives of that industry and the hotel industry.

Congratulations to my client Marriott International, Inc. on creating the largest hotel company in the history of the industry, and still looking to grow.

I was privileged to attend this year’s International Luxury Hotel Association Pinnacle Summit with fellow faculty members and students of Georgetown University’s graduate Hospitality Management Program, this week at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center, at National Harbor, Maryland.  The highlight of the conference for our group was a private meeting with the team
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Thank you to Becky Krystal of the Washington Post for quoting me in her article on the legal relationships between celebrity chefs and their restaurants.

I attended the commencement exercises of Georgetown University’s School of Continuing Studies last Friday.  Congratulations to Taso Sporidis and Jason Toth, the first two of my students to graduate from the program with Masters of Continuing Studies in Hospitality Management.

We held our Fourth Annual Hotel & Lodging Legal Summit at Georgetown University Law Center last October, and the event was an enormous success.  Including speakers and Advisory Board members who attended, we had over 250 participants.  Our Advisory Board has already begun planning our Fifth Annual Hotel & Lodging Legal Summit, which will take
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