Golf Inc. Recognizes Gordon & Rees Among Elite List of Recommended Law Firms

Team members have received the distinction of Super Lawyers focusing on the Hospitality industry.


The Hospitality Group at Gordon & Rees LLP represents owners, developers, and managers of hotels, resorts, restaurants, golf and recreational facilities, and private clubs as well as rental car companies, travel agencies, amusement parks, cruise lines and related companies in all of the following practice areas:

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Real Estate
  • Labor and Employment
  • Operations
  • Construction
  • Financing
  • Intellectual Property
  • Environmental Law
  • Business Transactions
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Bankruptcy & Creditors' Rights
  • Insurance
  • Immigration
  • Franchise Law
  • Tax
  • ADA Compliance

Litigation and Transactions

The Hospitality Practice Group offers a wide range of preventive legal solutions designed to minimize the risk of expensive litigation. However, when litigation cannot be avoided, the Group is also able to mobilize a team of litigators with extensive trial experience in both state and federal courts. On the transactional side, the Group's Business Transactions, Real Estate, Immigration, Intellectual Property and Construction lawyers regularly represent clients in the negotiation of commercial agreements ranging from simple leases to complex construction contracts as well as the lease, purchase and sale of multi-million dollar resorts and recreational based developments. Please click here to view a representative list of our litigation and transactional experience. An additional list of representative matters involving the development, acquisition and/or sale of hospitality properties is available here.

Employment and Labor

The Hospitality's Group's employment and labor attorneys have successfully represented some of the most famous golf developments, hotels and hotel management companies in the world with respect to such diverse matters as the creation of unique "employment cultures" for new luxury resorts; all aspects of union representation campaigns and collective bargaining; the defense of complex wage-and-hour class actions; preventative "audits" designed to insure both legal compliance and the implementation of best practices; and the presentation of management training programs. Please click here to view a representative list of our employment and labor experience.

Specialty Resort and Golf Course Expertise

The Hospitality Group includes expertise specific to the unique needs of privately owned and resort-based golf courses and facilities. Our attorneys have assisted owners and managers of some of the largest facilities in the United States with complex litigation matters, membership plan revisions and daily operational issues. We have worked with developers, club and resort companies on both a national and international basis, providing legal counsel on matters including acquisition and development documentation, operational guidelines, membership structure, club repositioning, and exit strategies for transitions of ownership.

We provide a significant advantage to our clients by offering an uncommon blend of transactional and litigation acumen. Our attorneys have extensive experience in a wide variety of business engagements for golf and resort clients, combined with significant litigation experience dealing with club and resort issues in the courtroom. Please click here to view a representative list of our resort and golf course experience.

Hospitality Fast Facts
  • 19 Attorneys
  • Multi-disciplinary team of attorneys focused on meeting the business and litigation needs of owners, developers and managers of hospitality projects
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