Practice Areas


Sherin and Lodgen LLP’s Hospitality Practice Group provides its clients with decades of knowledge and unparalleled experience in the hospitality industry. Our team is responsive, thorough and practical, and up to date on evolving industry norms and customs. We are dedicated to efficiently representing leading developers, owners, operators, franchisees, high net worth and institutional investors and lenders involved with hotels, resorts, restaurants and leisure assets across North America.

Our attorneys are frequent speakers and attendees at hospitality industry events. Additionally, Joshua M. Bowman, chair of the hospitality group, is a member of the New England Real Estate Journal’s Hotel Industry Advisory Board and is published on issues specific to the hospitality industry.

Our Hospitality Practice Group is an interdisciplinary team that enlists lawyers from other firm practice groups when appropriate. Our clients have the benefit of highly respected attorneys in the areas of:

  • Business law
  • Construction
  • Employment
  • Environmental
  • Finance
  • Franchise
  • Litigation
  • Permits and licensing
  • Real estate
  • Tax

We represent clients on a range of hospitality projects including:

  • High rise urban hotels
  • Condominium hotels
  • Branded and unbranded hotels
  • Large restaurants
  • Night clubs
  • Golf courses
  • Mixed use development (including casinos)

Our clients include:

  • Developers
  • Owners
  • Operators
  • Franchisees
  • Lenders
  • High net worth and institutional investors