Hotel & Restaurant Expert Witness Listings

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David J. Brotman, FAIA Sunset Consultants

Scottsdale, Arizona
Architecture Expert Witness, Construction Expert Witness - Standard of Care, Construction Document, Real Estate, Slip, Trip & Fall, Delay, Defect, Change Order, Building, Design, Coordination, Code Compliance, Contract Document, Management, Contract Administration, Architectural Detailing, Commercial, Retail, Hotel, Office, Institutional, Construction
Fellow of the American Institute of Architects, with over forty-five years of experience. Twenty-five years with RTKL Associates Inc., one of the World’s largest Architect and Engineering Firms, and served as its Vice Chairman. Past Planning Commissioner on the City of Malibu Planning Commission. Skills include all facets of Architectural Practice. Worldwide, multi-million dollar project experience includes retail, office, hotel, institutional, and mixed-use. Recently, qualified and served as Standard of Care, Coordination, and Delay Expert in a case involving a major retail project. This included deposition and trial testimony.

Dennis Gemberling Perry Group International

San Francisco, California
Hotel & Restaurant Expert Witness, Real Estate Expert Witness - Hospitality Industry, Management, Operations, Maintenance, Upkeep, Safety, Security, Employment, Wages, Harassment, Discrimination, Economic Impact, Income and Profits Issues, Alcohol Service Handling, Food Safety, Sanitation, Construction, Equipment, Standard of Care, Customs and Trade Practices
– Over 35 years experience managing, operating and consulting on full-service, limited-service, extended-stay, all-suite, condo and timeshare hotels and resorts, casual, fine-dining and quick-service restaurants, bars and nightclubs, catering and special event facilities, casinos, and mixed-use real estate. Held prior positions for different owners, operators and chains as Senior Vice President, General Manager, Director of Food & Beverage and Restaurant Unit Manager. – Retained over 400 projects including brands, franchises and independents across the United States, Mexico and Canada. - Earned Certificates in Hotel Real Estate Investments and Asset Management from Cornell University and Receiverships Administration, Procedures, and Law from Loyola Law School – Member of Foodservice Consultants Society International, Forensic Expert Witness Association, and Turnaround Management Association. - Over 10 years as A.M. Best’s “Recommended Expert Services Provider.” - Available All ...

Maurice Robinson Maurice Robinson & Associates LLC

Manhattan Beach, California
Hotel & Restaurant Expert Witness, Real Estate Expert Witness - Economic Damages, Business Interruption and Lost Profits, Appraisals, financial & investment analysis, National Parks, Hospitality, Resorts, Timeshare, Gaming, Spas, Golf, Ground Leases, Public-Private Partnerships, Finance, Development Planning, Acquisition due diligence, franchises
30-year hotel and real estate development consultant, author, speaker, appraiser, arbitrator, mediator, expert witness, economic & investment analysis, deal structuring, historic renovations, development feasibility, acquisitions, concession, management agreements, franchise contracts, branding & repositioning, complex leases, loan documents, underwriting criteria

Juelene S Beck Juelene Beck & Associates, LLC

Cape Coral, Florida
Hotel & Restaurant Expert Witness, Safety Expert Witness - burns, hot liquids, slip, fall, chain restaurants, franchises, franchisee, franchisor, branding, supply chain, food, food safety, salmonella, e coli, coffee burns, soup burns, food-borne illness, flooring, food chemistry
Thought leader in the areas of restaurant and chain restaurant operations including slip and fall, burns, and food safety. Former executive for Burger King, Dunkin’ Donuts, Sara Lee and Procter & Gamble. Deep understanding of franchisee/franchisor, branding, and supply chain issues. Former CEO of North American Association of Subway Franchisees which represented the owners of 20,000+ Subway Restaurants. BA, in Chemistry. MS in Food Science. Post Graduate Research Associate at MIT. Extensive expert witness experience including federal cases, Rule 26 reports, depositions and jury trials.

Joel Feigenheimer, PhD realEats Consulting

Hollywood, Florida
Dram Shop & Alcohol Services Expert Witness, Hotel & Restaurant Expert Witness - Restaurant, Restaurant Landlord/tenant issues, Restaurant Employee issues, Restaurant Liquor liability, Restaurant standard of care, Restaurant operations management, Restaurant slip trip fall, Restaurant vendor contract management
Joel Feigenheimer PhD., is a 35+ year veteran of the restaurant business. Educated at the Cornell School of Hotel Administration, Dr Feigenheimer enjoyed a successful career in both the corporate and entrepreneurial restaurant segments. Presently he serves as a Restaurant Management Professor at The Chaplin School of Hospitality at Florida International University and holds the NAC Endowed Chair. Class topics focus on profitability management, operator standards of care, and how to develop an operate a food service facility from concept development through opening. In addition, Feigenheimer operates "realEats consulting", a restaurant/hospitality focused consulting firm specializing in sustainability and long term profit planning. His clients include iconic and high end properties in the United States, Europe and Mexico. Dr. Feigenheimer also serves on the Board of the American Fine Wine Competition (AFWC), an organization dedicated to marketing top quality American wines whil...

Paul Breslin, CHA, CHE, ISHC Horwath HTL

Atlanta, Georgia
Hotel & Restaurant Expert Witness, Business Operations Expert Witness - Expert Witness, Hospitality Consultant, Hospitality, Hotels, Hotel Consulting, Hotel Operation, Asset Management, Hotel pre-development, Impact Study, Feasibility Study, Business Consulting
Paul Breslin is a well-respected consultant, educator and leader in the hospitality industry. He is the Managing Director of the Atlanta office of Horwath HTL, the largest network of hospitality consultants in the world, and member firm in Crowe Horwath International. His 35-year background in the industry is all encompassing, with extensive experience in hotel operations, hotel planning and development, and asset management with major branded hotels as well as independent and smaller luxury hotels. Mr. Breslin has a global client base and has successfully completed hospitality projects for BB&T, Best Western Hotels & Resorts, The Coca-Cola Company, Hard Rock Hotels & Resorts, Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Hyatt Hotels Corporation, InterContinental Hotels Group, Marriott International, Purdue University, Starwood, Synovus Bank and Tavistock Development. Mr. Breslin is a Certified Hospitality Educator by the Educational Institute of AHLA and is the Executive- in-Residence in Lodging at t...

John Corliss JM Corliss & Associates, LLC

Lynn, Massachusetts
Mechanical Engineering Expert Witness, Hotel & Restaurant Expert Witness - combustion, foodservice equipment, heat transfer, home appliances, reliability, residential heating, water heating, food preparation, manufacturing, restaurant equipment, appliances
Experienced mechanical engineer with over 40 years of experience in product design and manufacturing for commercial foodservice equipment, combustion equipment, heating and cooling and energy applications. Trained to the black belt level in lean six sigma. Expert witness services include patent infringement, product liability,and personal injury cases. I have provided services to attorneys for both the defense and plaintiff in a variety of cases. My experience and capabilities provide litigation support in the commercial appliance industry, restaurants and foodservice, residential appliances, residential heating and cooling equipment, combustion equipment and similar industries. My training in mechanical engineering and my experience with manufacturing commercial products provides the background for my expertise in thermodynamics and heat transfer, and combustion and burner systems. My expertise in these areas is applied to commercial and residential appliances, HVAC e...

Kenneth C. Free, MBA, RRP, CMHS Straightline Hospitality, Inc.

Las Vegas, Nevada
Hotel & Restaurant Expert Witness, Real Estate Expert Witness - Hotels, Resorts, Timesharing, Franchising, Casinos, Lost Profits, Real Estate Development, Lost Income, Standard of Care, Business Interruption Damages, Slip & Falls, Wrongful Death
Typical assignments for this expert involve Financial Feasibility, Economic Damages, Lost Profits, Management and Franchise Agreements, Brand Affiliation Issues, and Standards of Care in Operations. Kenneth Free is a highly credible resource who carries broad and deep knowledge of the hotel business. His perspectives derive from authentic experiences, tempered by an appreciation for the academic and legal concepts pertinent to expert witness assignments. Prior to opening his own firm in 1992, Mr. Free worked in senior positions with three major hotel companies in real estate development, finance, and operations. His last corporate position was as Director of Real Estate Administration for Hilton Worldwide, where he was responsible for review and approval of all acquisition and development projects worldwide and for negotiating certain transactions of key strategic importance to the corporation.

Skip Stearns THE HOTEL EXPERTS, LLC

Stratham, New Hampshire
Hotel & Restaurant Expert Witness, Premises Liability Expert Witness - Hotels, Motels, Resorts, Hospitality, Food, Franchising, Gaming, Gambling, Casino Hotels, Hotel & Restaurant, Restaurants, Alcohol Service, Hotel Operations, Hotel Premises Liability, Safety, Hotel Security, Hotels/Hospitality, Lodging, Management, Risk Management, Slip, Trip & Fall, Wrongful Death
Safety, Security, Premises Liability, Wrongful Death, Personal Injury, Slip, Trip & Fall, Scalding, Drowning, Other Personal Injuries, Franchise and Management Contract Disputes, Industry Operating Standards & Product Standards, Safety & Security Standards, Emergency Procedures, Integrity Standards, Human Resources, Employee Qualifications & Hiring Practices, Standards for Employee, Wrongful Termination, Training, Sales & Marketing Practices, Casino & Gaming Operations, Food & Beverage Service, Alcohol Service

Alan Someck Keystone Hospitality Solutions

Great Neck, New York
Hotel & Restaurant Expert Witness, Food Expert Witness - Restaurant Operations, Restaurant Income and Profit Studies, Restaurant Training, Restaurant and Hotel Slip and Falls, Restaurant Wages and Tips, Food Safety, Alcohol Service, Restaurant Harassment, Restaurant Business Damages, Restaurant Customer and Employee Safety, Restaurant Feasibility Studies
Alan has had over 35 years experience in the food industry as an owner, operator, consultant and teacher. For the past 10 years, he has been a full time instructor at the Institute of Culinary Education and an Adjunct Professor of Hospitality Management at the New York Institute of Technology. Alan has had 25 years of extensive management experience in fine dining and fast casual operations. Through his 2 companies, Keystone Hospitality Solutions and Food Startup Help, he has been a consultant to help develop a wide variety of restaurant concepts as well as projects to turn around struggling operations and a consultant to those looking to develop and bring food products to market. He has also been awarded 7 grants from the Federal Government and New York State to work on sustainability issues within the hospitality industry. Alan has organized workshops, conferences and training programs for the New York State Restaurant Association and has been a speaker and author of hospita...

John M Keeling, CPA, CRE, MAI The Keeling Consultancy, LLC

Houston, Texas
Hotel & Restaurant Expert Witness, Real Estate Appraiser Expert Witness - Ad Valorem Tax, Arbitration, Bankruptcy, Business Interruption, Business Value, Condemnation, Damages, Economic Impact, Enterprise Value, Lost Profits, Management Agreement, Management Contract, Property Tax, Reorganization
PROFESSIONAL HISTORY The Keeling Consultancy, LLC – Principal Prior: PKF Consulting – Senior Vice President & Shareholder Laventhol & Horwath – Regional Managing Partner LICENSES Louisiana Certified General Real Estate Appraiser Texas Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Texas Certified General Real Estate Appraiser Texas Real Estate Broker PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS The Appraisal Institute (MAI) The Counselors of Real Estate (CRE) PUBLICATIONS Real Estate Market Analysis: Methods and Case Studies, The Urban Land Institute, 2009 (Contributing Author) Downtown Development Handbook, The Urban Land Institute, 1992 (Contributing Author) EDUCATION Completed the Appraisal Institute course “Fundamentals of Separating Real Property, Personal Property and Intangible Business Assets” Completed all course work for a Certificate of Completion of the Appraisal Institute’s “Litigation Certificate” program TEACHING Lectures at the Conrad N. Hilton College of Hotel & Restaurant Mgt at the Universi...

Stanley Turkel, CMHS Hotel Consultant

Alexandria, Virginia
Hotel & Restaurant Expert Witness, Slip Trip & Fall Expert Witness - Hotel Management, Slip and Falls, Wrongful Deaths, Fire and Carbon Monoxide Injuries, Hotel Security Issues, Dram Shop Requirements, Business Interruption Cases
Stanley Turkel, CMHS is the most widely-published hotel consultant in the U.S. with more than 325 published articles. He is the author of seven hotel books including “Great American Hoteliers: Pioneers of the Hotel Industry Volumes 1 and 2”, "Built To Last: 100+ Year-Old Hotels Volumes 1, 2 and 3”, “Hotel Mavens Volumes 1 and 2”.
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