The Hospitality Services Group of Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP includes attorneys from multiple practice areas who have experience with the full range of business and legal needs of the hospitality industry.

The hospitality industry is a multifaceted and multinational industry covering a broad array of legal specialties. Providing legal counsel to the hospitality industry requires an experienced and knowledgeable law firm with an understanding of the many disciplines that result in a successful hospitality business.

The attorneys who make up the Firm’s Hospitality Services Group are selected based on their experience at the Firm and their expertise in the various practice areas that comprise the Hospitality Service Group. Operating from our Atlanta and Jacksonville offices, our attorneys’ selected practice areas include: tax, commercial finance, construction, employment law, ERISA, immigration, intellectual property, litigation, zoning and land use, real estate leasing and the buying and selling of property and equipment. Our attorneys have worked with local, regional, national and international clients, including hotel and restaurant operators and managers, investors, owners, developers, construction lenders, and other companies in structuring efficient investments and operations. In addition to traditional hotel transactions, we represent other clients in related industries such as restaurants, marinas, and country clubs.