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Retail, Restaurant & Hospitality

Our civil litigation defense attorney seeks to help your business run smoothly and safely, protect your interests, and give you peace of mind. We can assist retailers, restaurants, hotels, and other entities in the hospitality industry with:

  • Business disputes, such as claims for breach of contract, breach of warranty, violation of non-compete, non-disclosure or non-solicitation agreements, misappropriation of trade secrets, and unfair and deceptive trade practices
  • Premises liability, including slips and falls, falling merchandise, and negligent security claims
  • Product liability for products and services, such as claims for breach of contract, breach of express and implied warranties, inadequate labeling and warnings, and negligent misrepresentation
  • Product liability for food, including claims of dangerous temperature, foreign objects in food, and food-borne illnesses
  • Shopkeeper liability for loss prevention, false imprisonment, and malicious prosecution claims
  • Dram shop liability
  • Labor and employment, including defense against discrimination claims, retaliation, harassment, and wage disputes
  • Intellectual property litigation, including trade secrets, trademarks, and copyrights

The Retail, Restaurant & Hospitality Practice covers North Carolina and California. For more information, contact Sonya Tien.


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