What happens when your dream vacation turns into a nightmare? That’s easy; it’s America, so obviously you sue everyone who may be responsible. Sometimes, if you’re lucky, the opposing side may not comply with e-discovery...more
Hashtags and Ads: Top 10 Legal Considerations for Brands Involved in Digital and Social Media Advertising -
In today’s competitive marketplace, brands are relying heavily on social media and other digital methods to...more
Have you ever wondered why your cell phone or personal Wi-Fi hot spot does not seem to work in some hotels?
As more business and leisure travelers equip themselves to stay in constant communication with their work...more
Why is there so much buzz about EB-5 financing?
In the last five years, EB-5 financing has become extremely popular in development circles and is being widely used by mainstream, institutional players including...more
A comprehensive summary of the most significant previously-issued NLRB decisions up for reconsideration now that the U.S. Supreme Court has declared President Obama's recess NLRB appointments unconstitutional....more
The coolest new downtown in America -
If you haven’t been to what the cognoscenti now call “DTLA” (downtown Los Angeles) for a while, you might not recognize it. Gone are the days the sidewalks were rolled up at 5:00...more
China’s wealthy investors are known for seeking secure havens for their money overseas. In addition to being considered a secure environment for their money, the US offers the EB-5 program providing the investor and his or...more
Franchise systems have been, and continue to be, sought-after investment and acquisition targets. As a result of this, the demand for ownership of franchise systems often exceeds supply. In fact, there has been almost a...more
The Marriott company holiday party in Del Mar, California in December 2009 was like many other company parties. The party was held at the Del Mar Marriott hotel and all employees were welcome, but attendance was clearly...more
The U.S. Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals recently reversed a Maryland U.S. District Court decision to dismiss a wrongful death suit brought against Marriott International based on a terrorist bombing that occurred at a...more
Employer May Be Liable For Death Resulting From Drunk Employee's Automobile Accident -
Purton v. Marriott Int'l, Inc., 218 Cal. App. 4th 499 (2013) -
In December 2009, the Marriott Del Mar Hotel held its annual...more
Although it’s still summer, it’s never too early to start thinking about the annual company holiday party — the food, the conversation, the alcohol — and the liability that can flow from it. In Purton v. Marriott...more
Craig Karmin and Alexandra Berzon of the Wall Street Journal broke a big story yesterday evening which appeared in the August 15, 2013 US edition of the paper at page C3. The headline is "Marriott Close to Deal to Sell Three...more
In Noel Canning v. NLRB, the D.C. Circuit Court recently ruled that President Obama lacked the authority to make three recess appointments to the five-member National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), rendering the recess...more
Board's recent decision in J.W. Marriott makes it more difficult for employers to control off-duty employee access to the workplace.
Over the past year, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB or Board) has used the...more
Continuing its recent line of decisions that will cause many employers to restrict, rather than expand, opportunities for off-duty employees to access employers' facilities, a panel of the Board in Marriott International,...more
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