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Hospitality, Food Services and Entertainment

Kercsmar & Feltus's attorneys have handled many types of entertainment disputes. We have represented franchisors in suits to protect their intellectual property and to enforce franchise agreements. We also frequently represent franchisees defending claims brought against them. Our attorneys have represented some of the largest hospitality and entertainment venues and entities in Arizona, and have been involved in complex, contentious litigation on their behalf.


Representative Cases

  • Represented individual restaurateur in disputes arising from lease provisions
  • Represented a large hotel investment and management company in disputes in litigation arising from the sale of one of its largest hotels
  • Successfully represented a major ice cream and dessert franchisor in arbitrations involving franchisees
  • Represented franchisee of sandwich shop in litigation arising from purchase of the business from prior owners
  • Obtained dismissal of multi-million dollar putative class action claim brought against large Arizona-based fast-food franchisee on claim of alleged improper fax advertising
  • Obtained summary judgment for large Arizona-based franchisee in a claim brought by competitor for breach of a shopping center restrictive covenant
  • Represented hotel franchisee in claims of wrongful termination against world’s largest hotel membership organization
  • Represented organizer of college football bowl game in dispute involving use of football stadium
  • Represented jewelry manufacturer in claims against cruise ship concessionaire for breach of consignment agreement; case settled on favorable terms
  • Represented a national hotel chain on claims against its franchisees

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