Client List (Partial)
Property (Sorted by) Client Court Representation Issue
Abercrombie & Kent Private Residence Club [DOMINICAN REPUBLIC] Koskoff, Koskoff & Bieder, PC State- CT Plaintiff Standard of Care as regards fire & life safety for brand affiliator (fire death).
Balboa Bay Club [Newport Beach CA] Pinto & Dubia LLP State- CA Defense Damages calculation in a fractional conversion of an apartment complex.
Baymont Inn [Bremertob WA] Dynan & Associates P.S. State- WA Defense Standard of Care in a parking lot slip and fall.
Bear Creek Mountain Resort [Macungie PA] Law Firm of Leisawitz Heller Federal- PA Defense Standard of Care- asserted wrongful termination of resort management agreement.
Blue Lake Casino & Hotel [Blue Lake CA] Van de Poel, Levy, Allen & Arneal, LLP Tribal Court- Blue Lake CA Defense Business Interruption Damages resulting from construction defects.
Candlewood Suites [Anaheim CA] Klinedinst PC State- CA Defense Business Interruption Damages resulting from construction defects.
The Canyons Grand Summit Resort [Park City UT] Morris Sperry Law State- UT Plaintiff Harm to unit owners from developer's withdrawal of usage rights to certain common amenities.
Cathedral City Boys' Club Resort [Cathedral City CA] Law Offices of Belofsky & Hanker LLP State- CA Defense Standard of Care for life safety at a resort (drowning).
Coachman's Inn [Carmel CA] Van de Poel, Levy and Allen LLP (and others) State- CA Defense Business Interruption Damages for asserted construction defects.
Conestoga Resort [Anaheim CA] Sheinfeld, Maley & Kay PC Federal- TX Plaintiff Proof that partial conversion of a bankrupt resort was not financially feasible.
The Cosmopolitan [Las Vegas NV] Tanner Law Firm State- NV Plaintiff Standard of Care in designing safe passageways through casino food court.
Diamond Resorts International Albright, Stoddard, Warnick & Albright Arbitration- NV Plaintiff Alleged deceptive timeshare sales practices.
Doubletree Hotel at The Club [Pleasanton CA] Santana Tcheng Vierra & Symonds State- CA Defense Failure to inspect guestroom task chairs.
The Edgewater [Madison WI] Dorsey & Whitney LLP Arbitration- IL Defense Business Interruption Damages resulting from construction defects.
Embassy Suites [Sacramento CA] Rankin, Sproat, Mires, Beaty & Reynolds State- CA Defense Business Interruption Damages resulting from construction delays.
Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa [La Jolla CA] Bragg & Kuluva State- CA Defense Standard of Care- measures to protect guests from wild bird attacks.
Fairfield by Marriott [Minneapolis MN] Madia Law State- MN Plaintiff Class Action involving theft of housekeeping gratuities by management.
Fairmont Scottsdale Princess Resort [Scottsdale AZ] Renaud Cook Drury Mesaros, PA State- AZ Defense Standard of Care re deficient swimming pool operations resulting in quadraplegia.
Flamingo Hotel & Casino [Las Vegas NV] Tanner Law Firm State- NV Plaintiff Standard of Care- duty of hotel to warn about safety defects.
Four Seasons Resort- The Biltmore [Santa Barbara CA] Wolfenzon Rolle State- CA Defense Business Interruption Damages resulting from asserted construction defects.
French Quarter Resort [Branson MO] Pierce, Herns, Sloan & Wilson, LLC Federal- SC Plaintiff Negligence/breach of duty concerning sales, development, and operating functions of a timeshare resort.
Good Nite Inn [Fremont CA] McNamara, Ney, Beatty, Slattery, Borges, & Ambacher LLP State -CA Defense Standard of Care concerning response to Megan's Law disclosure.
Granada Hotel [San Francisco CA] Wartelle, Weaver & Schreiber State- CA Plaintiff Wage and Hour support for underpaid employees in a class action.
Grand Central Hotel & Casino [Las Vegas NV] Robbins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi LLP State- CA Plaintiff Custom and Standard Practice for hotel real estate development contracts.
Hampton Inn [Ridgecrest CA] Grant Luna, APLC State- CA Plaintiff Standard of Care- Anti-slip bath mats.
Hard Rock Hotel [San Diego CA] Cox, Castle & Nicholson LLP State- CA Defense Condo-hotel standards of care, HOA governance, and fee assessments in a class action.
Hilon Garden Inn at the Q Hammer Law Firm, PLC State- IA Plaintiff Standard of Care in a wrongful death case at a casino hotel.
Hilton Waterfront Beach Resort [Huntington Beach CA] Dimarco, Araulo, Montevideo Law Offices State- CA Plaintiff Duty of Care re placement of emergency call.
Holiday Inn Express [Corona CA] Rizio Law Firm State- CA Plaintiff Standard of Care- Positioning of wall switch next to shower stall in an electrocution case.
Holiday Inn Express [Lebec CA] Callahan & Blaine State- CA Plaintiff Security Breach involving grant of unauthorized grant of access to occupied guestroom (rape case).
Holiday Inn Express [Liberty MO] Schmitt Mulhern, LLC State- MO Plaintiff Standard of Care concerning lobby monitoring in a rape involving a minor.
Holiday Inn Express [Woodland Hills CA] Law Offices of Guy R. Bayley Federal- CA Defense Ability of hotel to support prospective mortgage obligations.
Hyatt Place Denver South [Denver CO] Vance & Larson Law Firm State- CO Plaintiff Standard of Care- Slip and fall involving defective grab bar.
Hyatt Regency Houston [Houston TX] Cox Pradia Law Firm, PLLC State- TX Plaintiff Standard of Care in an employee rape involving security of door closure and electronic locks.
Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine [La Jolla CA] Bragg & Kuluva State- CA Defense Standard of Care concerning facility maintenance.
Hyatt Regency Suites [Palm Springs CA] Kaiser, Swindells & Eiler State- CA Defense Duty to Disclose Legionella bacteria at change in management companies (wrongful death case).
Jervis Inlet Resort [Egmont BC] Glenn J. Niemela, Barrister & Solicitor Provincial- BC Defense Defense against site down-sizing in a foreclosure action.
Lake Tahoe Vacation Ownership Resort [South Lake Tahoe CA] Harris, Green & Dennison Federal- CA Defense Colloquial use of the term "condominium" at a timeshare resort as pertinent in an insurance dispute.
La Quinta Inn [Inglewood CA] The Phillips Firm State- CA Defense Standard of Care- furniture procurement practices.
Lawrence Welk's Desert Oasis [Cathedral City CA] Scott R. Larson PC State- CA Plaintiff Duty of Care re windborne objects.
Los Gatos Lodge [Los Gatos CA] Law Offices of John A. Biard State- CA Defense Standard of Care- slip and fall resulting from uneven pavement.
Mandalay Bay Resort [Las Vegas NV] Four lawfirms headed by Munger Tolles & Olson LLP multiple federal and state courts Defense Operational standards of care related to October 1, 2017 mass shooting.
The Marker [San Francisco CA] Wood, Smith, Henning & Berman LLP State- CA Defense Impact of Historic Hotel Preservation issues in a staircase fall case.
Marriott Courtyard [Coral Gables FL] Herman Law State- FL Plaintiff Responsibility matrix among entities in sexual harassment and human trafficking case.
Marriott Desert Springs Resort [Palm Desert CA] Miller Law Associates, APC State- CA Plaintiff Standard of Care- Personal injury case involving a golf ball injury to an eye.
Marriott Schaumberg [Schaumberg IL] The Gill Law Firm State- IL Plaintiff Personal injury case involving trip and fall in a hotel function room.
Marriott, Westin, and Sheraton hotels at Kaanapali Beach [Maui HI] FieldsLaw Federal- HI Plaintiff Obligation to provide warnings concerning dangers of surf lessons (quadraplegia case).
Maxim Hotel & Casino [Las Vegas NV] Lynn, Tillotson & Pinker LLP State- TX Plaintiff Damages calculation regarding conversion of hotel to timesharing.
MGM Signature Towers [Las Vegas NV] The Medrala Law Firm Federal- NV Plaintiff Standard of Care- Slip & fall involving construction defects.
Mission Bay Resort [San Diego CA] Slaughter & Slaughter State- CA Plaintiff Standard of Care- Non-availability of AED at swimming pool in a child drowning.
Montego Bay Casino Resort [West Wendover NV] The Cottle Firm State- NV Plaintiff Standard of Care in a chocking death.
Monterey Hotel [Monterey CA] Law Offices of Santana Vierra & Symonds State- CA Defense Standard of Care- Coffee spill on child with resultant burns.
Motel 6 [Carpenteria CA] Law Offices of Jeffrey Fleitman State- CA Plaintiff Standard of Care- double-booking of guestroom with resultant assault.
Multiple online travel agencies Murray & Murray LLP Federal- OH Plaintiff Underpayment of Transient Occupancy Taxes.
New York Palace Hotel [New York NY] Baker & Hostetler LLP State- NY Defense Determination that owner's representative's compensation was within standards.
Ocean Walk Resort [Daytona Beach FL] Akerman Senterfitt LLP State-FL Plaintiff Standard of Care concerning timeshare condominium management.
Paradise Point Resort [San Diego CA] Austin, Brownwood, Cannon, & Santa Cruz State- CA Defense Standard of Care re window safety glass measures.
The Peninsula [Chicago IL] Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP State- IL Defense Standard of Care re flower petal throws on dance floor, allegedly resulting in a slip and fall.
Pond Bay Club [St. John USVI] DLA Piper Rudnick Gray Cary US LLP Arbitration- DC Defense Determination of fair compensation for project executive charged with developing destination fractional resort.
Quality Inn [San Bernardino CA] Murchison & Cumming LLP State- CA Defense Standard of Care involving carbon monoxide pointing in guestroom (wrongful death).
Queen Mary Ocean Liner [Long Beach CA] Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP State- CA Defense Breach of Fiduciary Duty by operators of moored ocean liner.
Ramada Inn [Bowling Green KY] McGinnis, Leslie & Kirkland PLLC State- KY Defense Standard of Practice regarding provision and maintenance of guestroom window locks (child fell from window).
Red Lion Hotel St. Louis City Center [St. Louis MO] Jenkins & Kling, PC State- MO Defense Preparation of multiple entity budgets in partial determination of damages as mandated by Judge.
Red Lion Inn [Kent WA] Dynan & Associates, P.S. State- WA Defense Standard of Care in a public area slip and fall.
ResortQuest Private Residence [Bethany Beach DE] Marks, O'Neill, O'Brien, Doherty & Kelly PC State- DE Defense Standard of Care re rental agent response to mitigate infection agent.
Rio Las Vegas Hotel & Casino [Las Vegas NV] Robert Waller Law Federal- NV Plaintiff Class Action Lawsuit in cases of Legionella bacteria outbreak.
Ritz Carlton Huntington [Pasadena CA] Cheong Denove Rowell & Bennett State- CA Plaintiff Standard of Care re retention of evidence (minibar case).
Ritz Carlton San Francisco [San Francisco CA] Lieff, Cabraser, Heimann & Bernstein, LLP Federal- CA Plaintiff Personal injury case involving ammonia discharge from guestroom minibar.
Rothem Inn [Tacoma WA] Dynan & Associates, P.S. State- WA Defense Standard of Care in a bathroom slip and fall.
St. Louis City Center Hotel [St. Louis MO] Stinson Leonard Street (and others) State- MO Defense Cost allocation dispute between master and sub-HOA's.
Sheraton Grand Los Cabos [Cabo del Sol, Baja Sur, MEXICO Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP Federal- CT Defense Obligation to provide warning signs and life guards in a beach injury case.
Siag Resort Project [Taba EGYPT] Baker & McKenzie, LLP International Court for the Settlement of Business Disputes- Paris, FRANCE Defense Damages to developer of resort resulting from land seizure by sovereign government.
Silky Sullivan's Restaurant & Pub [Fountain Valley CA] McNicholas & McNicholas State- CA Plaintiff Personal injury case involving bartender assault of patron.
Silver Lakes Resort [Helendale CA] Wagner & Pelayes, LLP State- CA Plaintiff Violations by developer of the California Vacation ownership and Timeshare Act of 2004.
Sisolak Timeshare Project [Las Vegas NV] Jones Vargas LLP State- NV Defense Disproof that highest and best use of land was for high-rise timeshare resort (avigation case).
Skamania Lodge [Stevenson WA] Dynan & Associates, P.S. State- WA Defense Standard of Care- Trip & Fall over large rock.
Snowy Owl Resort [New Ashford MA] Bulkley, Richardson & Gelinas LLP Federal- MA Plaintiff Business Interruption Damages to mountainside resort resulting from construction of wind turbines on crest of ridgeline.
Sofitel Rittenhouse Square [Philadelphia PA] Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin State- PA Defense Security breach involving unauthorized grant of entry into guestroom (rape case).
Super 8 Motel [North Hollywood CA] Murchison & Cumming LLP State- CA Defense Standard of Care re handicap bathroom specification and maintenance.
Thunder Valley Casino Resort [Lincoln CA] Van de Poel, Levy, Allen & Arneal, LLP (and others) State- CA Defense Business Interruption Damages resulting from construction defects.
Turtle's Nest Beach Resort [Anguilla BRITISH WEST INDIES] Judge Patricia Ann Hurst-Willard Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court- Anguilla BWI Plaintiff Determination of harm to unit owners within a resort caused by encroachment of a new building.
Viceroy Anguilla [Anguilla BRITISH WEST INDIES] Gusrae Kaplan Nusbaum PLLC Federal- NY Plaintiff Dimunition in value of purchased units resulting from service and maintenance reductions.
W Retreat & Spa [Vieques Island PR] Law Offices of Manuel San Juan Federal- PR Plaintiff Duty of Care to vet vendors recommended by hotel to guests.
Waikiki Grand Hotel [Honolulu HA] Law Offices of Arnold T. Phillips II State- HI Plaintiff Standard of Care-Slip and fall resulting from maintenance inadequacies.
Welk Resort San Diego [Escondido CA] Bullivant Houser Baily PC State- CA Defense Determination of business interruption damages when a wildfire caused the timeshare sales line to close down.
Westin La Paloma Resort [Tucson AZ] Wood, Smith, Henning & Berman LLP State- AZ Defense Document Retention, Incident Reporting, and related standards in a snake bite case.
Whispering Pines Conference Center [West Greenwich RI] Decof, Decof & Barry State- RI Plaintiff Standard of Care concerning rule enforcement at maintained pond where a guest was seriously injured.
Worldmark Resort at Deer Harbor [Deer Harbor WA] Dynan & Associates, P.S. State- WA Defense Trip and fall involving allegation of poor lighting.
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