In potentially one of the most important ADA decisions in years, the California state Court of Appeal ruled Thursday, October 26, 2006, in Gunther v. Lin, 415 F. Supp. 2d 1048, 2006, that ADA plaintiffs must plead and prove intentional discrimination in order to recover the $4,000 minimum civil penalty for each and every offense, […]
Michael Gold authored an article on e-discovery ethical issues for the course handbook at the Practising Law Institute’s Electronic Discovery and Retention Guidance for Corporate Counsel program in Chicago.
Condo Hotels: Prelude to a Hotel-Enhanced Mixed-Use Revolution Ask the Hotel Lawyer™ is a regular column that provides practical insight into timely legal hospitality issues. In his last column, Jim Butler addressed the complexities of allocating costs among condo hotel stakeholders. In this column, he delivers a new vital message for the hospitality and investment […]
Planning for Brand Transition Any casual observer of transactions in the hospitality industry will notice that hotels regularly change their flags. In a mixed-use environment, the owner of a major shopping mall (or an office-residential-hotel project) may decide to upgrade or reposition the mixed-use development. A hotel may be a vital part of this effort, […]