Ray Quinney & Nebeker’s Hospitality Law Practice Group is comprised of lawyers with unique experience in resolving legal issues for local and national hospitality industry clients. RQ&N is the only Utah-based law firm that is a member of the Global Alliance of Hospitality Lawyers. We are also a member of the National Association of Alcoholic Beverage Licensing Attorneys. We represent resorts, hotels, restaurants, bars, golf courses, meeting and convention planners, and operators of arenas, outdoor concert venues and film festivals on legal issues, including, but not limited to:

Corporate and Finance

  • New Venture Formation
  • Contracts (Purchase, Sale, Leasing, Financing and Construction)
  • Franchise Agreements
  • Management Agreements
  • Capital Financings
  • Acquisitions

Labor & Employment

  • Management Training and Consultation
  • Policies and Contract Issues
  • Administrative, State, and Federal Court Litigation
  • ADA Compliance

Liquor Licensing and Regulation

  • Utah Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control Licensing
  • Permits and Approvals
  • Liquor License Transfers

Intellectual Property

  • Brand Protection Strategies
  • Trademark and Copyright Registration
  • Patent, Trademark, and Copyright Litigation and Enforcement
  • Licensing
  • Franchising

Real Estate/Environmental

  • Land Acquisition
  • Development and Use (Master Plans, Zoning, Property Division, Land Exchange, Condominiums, etc.)
  • Environmental Permitting and Compliance
  • Taxation and Zoning

Representative Clients

  • Alta Ski Lifts Company
  • Brian Head Resort
  • Centennial Management Group, Inc. (Maverik Center)
  • Cornerstone Real Estate Advisers (Hotel Monaco)
  • Goldener Hirsch Inn
  • Salt Lake Organizing Committee for the Olympic Winter Games of 2002
  • Solitude Resort
  • Sundance Institute

If you wish to speak with an attorney about your business needs and questions in this area, please contact:

McKay M. Pearson

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