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The Changing Landscape of ADA Litigation and Compliance Practice in the Hospitality Industry

You will walk away from this OnDemand Webinar with an eye-opening understanding of the Americans with Disabilities Act and its implications for the hospitality industry, including the impact of the 2010 Standards. This program will help you minimize potential liability associated with ADA accessibility lawsuits and Department of Justice (DOJ) investigations and litigation. Featured topics will include physical access barriers, effective communications, provision of auxiliary aids and services, the anatomy of an ADA lawsuit and DOJ investigation, and effective structuring and winning litigation strategies for hotels and hybrid residential/transient accommodation properties (e.g. condo hotels and vacation ownership properties).


Runtime: 90 minutes
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Agenda

History of Accessibility Laws

  • Since 2000, Thousands of ADA Lawsuits Have Been Filed Throughout the U.S. in State and Federal Courts by Disabled Advocates, Disabled Advocacy Groups, and Individual Plaintiffs Acting as Private Attorneys General
  • With Americans Taking to the Road in Ever Growing Numbers for Business and Leisure Travel, Accessibility Is Good for Business

Evolution of Law Affecting Disabled Access in the U.S.

Relationship Between the ADA and Other Laws Such as the Fair Housing Act and the Telecommunications Act (Effective Communications With Deaf, Hard of Hearing and Visually Impaired Guests)

How the ADA Affects the Hospitality Industry

  • Physical Access Barriers
  • Policies, Practices and Procedural Access Barriers
  • Service Animals, Mobility Devices
  • Auxiliary Aids and Services, Effective Communications

Drive-By and Individual Plaintiff Litigation – The Anatomy of a Hotel ADA Lawsuit and Barriers Likely to Be Alleged

DOJ Investigations, Enforcement Actions and Consent Decrees

  • Recent Consent Decrees Against Hotels
  • Franchisor Liability for ADA Compliance by Franchisees
  • DOJ ADA Sweeps and System-Wide Investigations

Litigation Against Contractors and Design Professionals for Failing to Design and Construct Hotels in Compliance With State and Federal Accessibility Laws

Structuring and Litigating the Hybrid Residential/Transient Lodging/Hotel

California’s Certified Access Specialist Program (CASP) and ADA Due Diligence

  • To CASP or Not to CASP - The Litigation and Practical Benefits
  • The 2010 ADA Standards - Safe Harbor Provisions

The Foreclosure Buyer’s Liability for ADA Barrier Removal

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Martin H. Orlick

Martin H. Orlick

Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell, LLP

  • Partner in the Real Estate Department and member of the Real Estate and Global Hospitality Group® at Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP
  • Concentrates in representing hospitality industry clients in Americans with Disabilities Act compliance and defense
  • ADA practice includes counseling businesses on the full spectrum of ADA compliance including the development of policy and procedure manuals and website accessibility issues, as well as class actions and Department of Justice investigations and counseling
  • Represented more than 400 businesses in ADA issues, many of them hotels and restaurants, as well as hotel mixed-use properties
  • Member of the American College of Real Estate Lawyers
  • Frequent speaker on the ADA and other topics
  • Can be contacted at morlick@jmbm.com or 415.984.9667
David A. Sudeck

David A. Sudeck

Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP

  • Member of the Global Hospitality Group® at Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP
  • Practice focuses on the real estate and business aspects of the hospitality industry
  • Also concentrates in the acquisition, sale, leasing and financing of hotels, spas, golf courses, and restaurants, as well as the negotiation of management and other operation related agreements
  • Counsels hospitality clients on accessibility issues and ADA compliance
  • Expertise includes the formation and registration of condominium and timeshare product, as well as their development, acquisition and sale
  • Extensive background in debt and equity financing, joint ventures, construction lending, workouts and restructuring and the acquisition and disposition of distressed properties
  • Can be contacted at dsudeck@jmbm.com or 310.201.3518
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Product ID: 388206
Published 2011
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