Leisure and Hospitality

Leisure and Hospitality Attorneys

New York is well known for the unique recreational activities it offers. At Bashian & Papantoniou, our attorneys understand that various legal issues arise from owning and operating a hospitality and leisure business.

“Our firm  has extensive experience in corporate and real estate transactions and litigation involving the hospitality industry.”

Our law firm is committed to providing effective counseling and representation to clients whose businesses include:

  • Hotels & lodging;
  • Traditional resorts;
  • Time share & fractional resorts;
  • Convention facilities;
  • Travel agencies (online & brick & mortar businesses);
  • Spas;
  • Tour operators;
  • Golf courses;
  • Country clubs;
  • Marinas;
  • Casinos;
  • Amusement parks;
  • Vineyards;
  • Recreational facilities (seasonal & year round); and
  • Recreational equipment providers (sale & rentals)
“Our lawyers offer diverse services to clients within the leisure and hospitality industry.”

Our firm assist owners, operators, management companies and franchisors with the acquisition, operation, development and management of their leisure and hospitality businesses. Our attorneys provide strategic advice on complex business matters relating to the  hospitality industry including:

  • Initial business formation;
  • Negotiation & drafting of:
    • Purchase & sale agreements;
    • Land leases;
    • Merger agreements;
    • Management & franchise agreements;
    • Maintenance agreements;
    • Employment agreements;
    • Construction contracts;
    • Architectural agreements;
    • Interior design agreements;
    • Financing;
    • Investment planning & structuring;
    • Land use planning & compliance;
    • Corporate restructuring;
    • Mergers and acquisitions; and
    • Corporate dissolution

While our attorneys work closely with clients to avoid litigation, our attorneys are experienced in representing clients in connection with litigation arising from owning and operating leisure and hospitality businesses. Our lawyers regularly handle litigation arising from construction disputes, owner/operator disputes, landlord/tenant disputes, personal injury claims, loan defaults, breach of fiduciary duty claims, and breach of contract claims. Our lawyers are skilled in both the prosecution of claims on behalf of our clients and in the defense of claims against them.

“Our hospitality attorneys work diligently to protect the rights and interest of their clients in the leisure and hospitality industry and their experience helps ensure our clients can deal with any legal concern.”
Our Team

Meet Our Professionals

The attorneys at Bashian & Papantoniou are constantly striving to take law to the next level. Our team is comprised of exceptional professionals who put their clients first. We are knowledgeable, personable and diligent. Client success is our top priority.