AXS Law’s Hospitality Group offers a team of seasoned lawyers with decades of experience within the hospitality industry.


We know that issues facing the hospitality industry are often complex and how important it is to effectively and cost-efficiently resolve these issues. Whether it’s the negotiation of your lease, the sale of your business, or ensuring that your business is in compliance with various employment or franchise regulations, we provide 360° support on all transactional and litigation related matters within the hospitality industry.


Our team includes attorneys who know the hospitality industry from the inside because they've been there and have the requisite experience. It is that experience that helps us approach the issues from a practical standpoint, while continuing to be solution oriented. Our team includes a collection of attorneys that represent some of the most prominent restaurants, bars, chefs, developers and hotels in the U.S., Caribbean and Latin America. 


Our team also includes Andrew Cromer, the former associate general counsel to one of the nation's leading fast-casual restaurant chains.


We assist clients in obtaining licenses, navigating complex regulatory schemes, handling labor and employment issues, as well as trademark matters.  We also help to secure financing, acquire or sell assets and advise on the overall corporate structure. We draft and negotiate and enforce franchise agreements, partnership and vendor agreements, as well as management and joint venture agreements. We have a sophisticated real estate practice, equipped to handle all real estate related transactions, including purchase and sale agreements, commercial leasing as well as loan review and workout advice with your lender. 


Our clients include:

·         hotels and resort operators

·         boutique hotel groups

·         bars, lounges and night clubs

·         alcohol distilleries, beer breweries and wineries

·         medical and recreational marijuana facilities

·         workout studios, gyms, health clubs and spas

·         dining establishments

·         chefs

·         quick-service and fast-casual restaurants