The Virtual Hospitality Law Conference – May 4 & 5, 2021

The Virtual Hospitality Law Conference – May 4 & 5, 2021

May 4, 2021 10:00 am
May 5, 2021 2:00 pm

Overview

This two day virtual conference, held via the Zoom platform, is an intimate, informative and intense educational conference where attendees participate in expert-led sessions and interactive discussions that explore the best practices and benchmark current policies across the hotel and restaurant industries.

The latest cases, trends, challenges and solutions relevant to the hospitality industry are up for exploration in TED Talk Style Presentations and Deeper Dive Roundtables.

TED Talk Style Presentations: Modeled after the world-famous TED Talks format, each presenter delivers a concise, effective, ten minute presentation. These presentations are available to view post-conference as well.

Deeper Dive Roundtables: Deeper Dive Roundtables are held directly following each speaker’s Ted Talk Style Presentation. Each presenter will host a 20 minute interactive discussion to expand upon their TED Talk Style Presentation and answer questions from attendees.

Format:

On May 4th and 5th attendees can login to Zoom to listen to speakers Ted Talk Style Presentations and participate in live, deeper-dive discussions. Questions for speakers can be asked audibly or submitted via the chat feature. We encourage all attendees to have their cameras on for the duration of the conference.

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  • Andria Ryan
  • Nicholas Hulse
Workplace Safety COVID Complaints are on the Rise – Don’t Take Your Foot off the Gas too Early
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Central Time

10:00 AM - 10:10 AM / Ted Talk Style Presentation 10:10 AM - 10:30 AM / Deeper Dive - Q&A

Partner / FisherPhillips
Associate / Fisher Phillips
TBD / Rimkus Consulting Group
10:45 AM - 11:15 AM Central Time

10:45 AM - 10:55 AM / Ted Talk Style Presentation 10:55 AM - 11:15 AM / Deeper Dive - Q&A

  • Cliff Risman
Hospitality Industry Management Agreement Update: The Owner-Manager Relationship in a Pandemic and Post-Pandemic World
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM Central Time

11:30 AM - 11:40 AM / Ted Talk Style Presentation 11:40 AM - 12:00 PM / Deeper Dive - Q&A

Partner / Foley & Lardner LLP
  • Peter Heinen
  • Stephanie Roberts
Ensuring Suite Dreams: Trademarks & Branding in Canada in the Hospitality Industry
12:15 PM - 12:45 PM Central Time

12:15 PM - 12:25 PM / Ted Talk Style Presentation 12:25 PM - 12:45 PM / Deeper Dive - Q&A

Partner, Toronto / Cassels
Associate, Toronto / Cassels
  • David Denney
Ask the Magic 8-Ball: A Glimpse into the Post-COVID World for F&B Operators
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM Central Time

1:00 PM - 1:10 PM / Ted Talk Style Presentation 1:10 PM - 1:30 PM / Deeper Dive - Q&A

Founder / Denney Law Group
  • Alden Parker
  • Emily Litzinger
The Deep End of the Pool: Are Mandatory Tip Sharing Policies Still Legal?
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Central Time

10:00 AM - 10:10 AM / Ted Talk Style Presentation 10:10 AM - 10:30 AM / Deeper Dive - Q&A

Regional Managing Partner, Sacramento & Managing Partner, San Francisco / Fisher Phillips
Partner / Fisher Phillips
  • Tricia Fratto
The Importance of Active Listening for Lawyers
10:45 AM - 11:15 AM Central Time

10:45 AM - 10:55 AM / Ted Talk Style Presentation 10:55 AM - 11:15 AM / Deeper Dive - Q&A

Founder and General Counsel / Ethics Suite
Hotel Receiverships 101
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM Central Time

11:30 AM - 11:40 AM / Ted Talk Style Presentation 11:40 AM - 12:00 PM / Deeper Dive - Q&A

TBD / Global Guardian
12:15 PM - 12:45 PM Central Time

12:15 PM - 12:25 PM / Ted Talk Style Presentation 12:25 PM - 12:45 PM / Deeper Dive - Q&A

  • Elizabeth DeConti
TBD / Gray Robinson
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM Central Time

1:00 PM - 1:10 PM / Ted Talk Style Presentation 1:10 PM - 1:30 PM / Deeper Dive - Q&A

Shareholder / Gray Robinson
Emily Litzinger

Emily Litzinger

Partner / Fisher Phillips
Cliff Risman

Cliff Risman

Partner / Foley & Lardner LLP
Peter Heinen

Peter Heinen

Partner, Toronto / Cassels
David Denney

David Denney

Founder / Denney Law Group
Alden Parker

Alden Parker

Regional Managing Partner, Sacramento & Managing Partner, San Francisco / Fisher Phillips
Elizabeth DeConti

Elizabeth DeConti

Shareholder / Gray Robinson
Stephanie Roberts

Stephanie Roberts

Associate, Toronto / Cassels
Nicholas Hulse

Nicholas Hulse

Associate / Fisher Phillips
Tricia Fratto

Tricia Fratto

Founder and General Counsel / Ethics Suite
Andria Ryan

Andria Ryan

Partner / FisherPhillips