GDL’s attorneys provide effective legal services for D.C. area hotels and restaurants, combining local know-how, business acumen, strategic thinking and significant experience working in restaurant industry to bear, in virtually every relevant field, including the following:

  • Entity formation and operating agreements;
  • Lease and personal guaranty negotiation;
  • Alcohol Board of Control (ABC) liquor license applications and transfers;
  • D.C. licensing, permits and compliance, including Outdoor Space Licenses, Certificates of Occupancy and Certificates of Good Standing;
  • Litigation, landlord/tenant disputes and risk management;
  • Franchise law;
  • Employment law, including drafting employment handbooks and policies;
  • Contract negotiation, drafting and review;
  • Tax planning and business succession; and
  • Purchase, sale or merger of existing business.
Greenstein DeLorme & Luchs, P.C.