(Webcast) Restaurant Law in New York City: 2022 Edition

Wednesday, June 1, 2022 | 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Program Chair:
Louis Pechman
Pechman Law Group PLLC

  • This program will focus on the corporate, real estate, liquor license, and labor/employment issues involved in opening and operating a restaurant in New York City, and will touch on legal challenges facing restaurants during the pandemic. Learn about the choices of legal entity to form for restaurant projects, investment and management structures, purchase and sales transactions and transfer liability. Review lease issues such as build outs and provisions regarding assignment, contingencies, and guarantees. Find out the requirements for obtaining on and off premises liquor licenses and how to navigate the process and procedure before the New York State Liquor Authority and the local Community Boards. Learn about overtime, sex harassment policies, spread of hours, the 80/20 rule, tip credit, and other essential labor and employment issues.  In addition, we will focus on Special pandemic issues include rules for indoor and outdoor dining and delivery of alcohol, renegotiating leases, bankruptcy and reorganization options, quarantine and leave issues, vaccines, and pandemic insurance claims.

    Program Fee:
    $199 for Members | $299 for Nonmembers; In-House Counsel: Free to Members | $219 Nonmembers; Small Law Firm Member $99

  • Program Chair:

    Louis Pechman
    Pechman Law Group PLLC


    Donald Bernstein
    Bernstein Redo P.C.

    Amanda M. Fugazy
    Ellenoff Grossman & Schole LLP

    Andreas Koutsoudakis
    KI Legal

    Vivianna Morales
    Pechman Law Group PLLC

    Nina Roket
    Olshan Frome Wolosky LLP

  • New York: 4.0 Professional Practice
    New Jersey: 4.3 General
    California: 4.0 General
    Pennsylvania: 3.5 General
    Connecticut: Available to Licensed Attorneys

  • Sponsoring Association Committee:
    Hospitality Law, Jack A. Gordon, Chair

    Sponsorship Opportunities are Available! Please Contact:
    Yelena Balashchenko, Manager, Business Development & Sponsorships | (212) 382-6608 | ybalashchenko@nycbar.org