Happy Holidays: Keeping Out of Legal Trouble During the Busiest Season

Happy Holidays: Keeping Out of Legal Trouble During the Busiest Season

By: Retail, Restaurant and Hospitality PAC

Who doesn’t like to shop, dine and travel? These are pastimes we all enjoy especially during the holiday season. But for many of our clients these are also some of the most demanding times as increased customer activity requires heightened vigilance to avoid risk onsite and online. NAMWOLF recently launched a new Practice Area Committee focused on the Retail , Restaurant and Hospitality industries and the RRH PAC is gearing up for an exciting program at the winter Business Meeting. With this industry focus, the RRH PAC will be coordinating closely with the substantive area PACS to meet the needs of our corporate partners who operate in the Retail, Restaurant and Hospitality space. Having already attracted interest from over a dozen NAMWOLF firms across the country and a number of corporate partners, we look forward to supporting this market segment. One of the greatest challenges many face is navigating both the brick and mortar and virtual settings in which they operate. As more and more consumers shop, order meals, make reservations and book travel online, Retail, Restaurant and Hospitality companies are tackling this changing arena and dealing with issues of privacy, security, brand integrity and regulatory compliance. At the same time, they are maintaining their facilities, training and promoting employees, assuring customers are safe and providing high quality goods and services.

Over the next year, the RRH PAC will be profiling NAMWOLF member firms and partner companies and highlighting how they are successfully tackling the industries’ toughest challenges. We invite and welcome your input and participation in this effort. If you have issues arise during this busy holiday season we are happy to identify NAMWOLF firms that can help you avoid or solve legal problems. For more information or to share your ideas, please contact the Co-Chairs of the Retail, Restaurant and Hospitality Practice Area Committee:

Valerie Theung Matherne

Courington, Kiefer & Sommers, LLC


Francine Friedman Griesing

Griesing Law, LLC