To serve the hospitality and gaming industry, law firms must have a strong multi-disciplinary team approach that focuses on the myriad of legal issues that surround this industry.

Kilpatrick Townsend’s experience in serving the hospitality and gaming industry is nationally known. We serve as counsel to some of the largest hotel, gaming and mixed-use development projects in real estate, finance, corporate, government relations and lobbying, tax, mergers & acquisitions and construction projects. We have been recognized throughout the country on our union avoidance and employment efforts with Native American tribal casinos.

Examples of our Hospitality & Gaming experience include the following:

  • Alternative dispute resolution
  • Bankruptcy and financial restructuring
  • Construction
  • Employee benefits
  • Employment litigation
  • Environmental
  • Financing
  • Franchising
  • Government relations
  • Intellectual property issues
  • Land use
  • Licensing
  • Regulatory matters
  • Real estate development
  • Tax
  • Union avoidance or management
  • Vendor and supply contracts 
  • Wage and hour issues

Hospitality & Gaming

Experience Highlights

Union organizing campaigns at Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation
Provided the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation with advice, assistance and representation before the National Labor Relations Board in more
Trademark litigation for The Colosseum at Caesars Palace
Represented Park Place Entertainment in 2000 when it announced its intent to build a multimillion dollar new entertainment venue on its landmark more
Insurance coverage for mold contamination at a hotel
The firm served as lead counsel in litigation seeking coverage under an all risk property policy for the cost of remediating and repairing mold more
Real estate redevelopment venture for French Quarter Holdings Inc.
Represented French Quarter Holdings Inc. in the formation of a joint venture with Barrow Street Capital and Barclays Capital for the $120 million more