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Restaurant Law in New York City (Webcast)

Restaurant Law in New York City 
Wednesday, May 10, 2023 | 9:00am - 1:00pm
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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. 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.

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CLE Credit:
New York: 4.0 Professional Practice
New Jersey: 4.3 General
California: 4.0 General
Pennsylvania: 3.5 General

Program Fee:

$199 Members | $299 Nonmembers
Small Law Firm: $99 for Members
In House Counsel: Free for Members | $249 for Nonmembers

This program is free to Members who are Law Students, Recent Law Graduates, Newly Admitted Lawyers (admitted for the first time in 2021-2023), In-House Counsel, Judges, or Attorneys  in  Government, Academic or Not-for-Profit sectors.

For New York Attorneys: Newly admitted attorneys (those admitted to the New York State Bar for two years or less) may participate in Skills CLE courses in  live, nontraditional formats, where questions are allowed during the program (through June 30, 2023 per recent guidance of the CLE Board – for more information, click here).  

Program Instructor: 
Louis Pechman, Pechman Law Group PLLC

Sponsoring Committees:
Hospitality Law, Larry A. Welch, Chair
Labor & Employment Law, Tracey Salmon-Smith, Chair

Information about our Financial Aid Policy and Application can be found here


Online Event

Wednesday, 10 May 2023


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