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We can help with every facet of litigation

Hotel Expert Witness and Litigation Support

Horwath HTL provides hotel expert witness services to attorneys specializing in litigation, bankruptcy, real estate, franchising, employment and personal injury.
We can help with every facet of litigation. Our seasoned industry professionals have operational, marketing, financial, valuation, investment sales and development expertise. Our team includes certified public accountants that can assist with private and public company litigation or audit matters. Our valuation services can support conclusions regarding loan defaults, revenue losses, bankruptcies, refinancing, workouts, and other ancillary valuation matters. Our consultants can develop detailed strategies and provide expert witness testimony to support your legal position or evaluate the opposition’s, so as to frame a defensible counter argument.

Our hotel expert witness services are typically utilized by attorneys litigating cases that involve:

  • Hotel Wrongful Death
  • Hotel Mismanagement
  • Hotel Management and Franchise Issues
  • Hotel Premises Liability
  • Hotel Wrongful Termination
  • Hotel Liability
  • Hotel Finance and Operations
  • Hotel Security
  • Hotel Brand Management Issues
  • Hotel Sales, Marketing and Revenue Management

General Specialties:
Hotel, Travel & Leisure – Hospitality, Restaurant and Real Estate

Specialty Focus:

  • Economic Damages
  • Business Interruption and Lost Profits
  • Appraisals
  • Financial & Investment Analysis
  • Hotels Operations
  • Franchise Disputes
  • Hospitality
  • Resorts
  • Timeshare
  • Wellness Resorts
  • Spas
  • Golf
  • Ground Leases
  • Public-Private Partnerships
  • Finance
  • Development Planning
  • Acquisition Due Diligence
  • Franchise Agreements
  • Management Negotiations and Operating Agreements
  • Management/Franchise Agreements
  • Sales & Marketing

Our specialists have extensive hospitality industry expertise with specific knowledge in the area of feasibility, valuations, development, operations, due diligence, purchase and sale of hotels, financing of hotels, hotel management agreements, and hotel investment, including joint venture agreements. Consulted as hotel experts witness in related cases, we are prepared to assist in venues including jury trials, AAA- and JAMS-sponsored arbitration panels, Federal Bankruptcy Courts and mediations.

Our valuation qualifications and expertise have resulted in many unique assignments, coveted, with both plaintiff and defendant.