HOTEL EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-412240
This highly qualified expert has extensive experience in the field of hospitality. He has held several distinguished positions overseeing the food and beverage division of many renowned hotels and hotel chains, including Caesars Palace, the MGM Grand, W Hotels, Hilton Worldwide, and Hyatt Hotels. He has served as a consultant for multiple hotel chains and managed hotel openings for hotels such as the W Fort Lauderdale and the Westin Diplomat. Currently, he serves at the ...
Expert Witness: E-185759
This highly qualified expert has experience managing properties including resorts, hotels, and condos. His experience includes all operational aspects of reorganizing, quality control, risk management, and project management. He is particularly experienced in hospitality safety, and has dealt with issues ranging from slip and falls to hurricanes. He is a member of associations such as SKAL International and ARDA and is currently a board member of the Cocoa Beach Visitor ...
Expert Witness: E-107523
This expert in Hotel Management has extensive experience as a senior executive in premier hospitality organizations with national, international, and local responsibilities. He received a BS in Hospitality from Penn State University and an MS in Hospitality from NYU. He is a member of numerous professional societies. The expert has served in a number of management positions at independent hotels, HEI Hotels, and Sheraton/Starwood Hotels. He is currently an Adjunct ...
Expert Witness: E-169404
This expert has more than 20 years of hospitality and guest ranch experience, having served as the General Manager of properties including airport hotels, boutique hotels, and outdoor camping resorts. The National Association of RV Parks & Campgrounds awarded his facility with the Campground of the Year award in 2016.
Expert Witness: E-009427
This highly qualified expert has over 20 years of experience in the hotel industry. His hotel safety and maintenance experience includes 10 years with Marriott Hotels, Resorts, and Suites in various management positions. This expert was on the opening management team of the San Francisco Marriott, a 1500-room convention hotel. He was honored with the Director of Services of the Year award, Northwest Region. He later moved to the Marriott regional office in San Ramon, ...
Expert Witness: E-007804
This expert has over 30 years of experience in the hospitality and restaurant industry. His experience includes positions at convention hotels in Los Angeles and Washington D.C., as well as management with fortune 500 restaurant companies in major cities throughout the country. He specializes in restaurant and hotel openings and consulting, as well as restaurant operations including safety and management. He currently serves as Associate Professor of Hospitality ...
Expert Witness: E-014027
This expert specializes in hotel operations, hospitality industry franchising, management company operations, and guest safety issues. He has more than 40 years of experience in the field. He is a certified hotel administrator. He started his career as the youngest general manager of the Holiday Inn chain at the age of 18. He served as President & CEO of The Equity Hotel Corporation which operated approximately 45 hotels in 14 states including economy, mid-tier and ...
Expert Witness: E-011651
This hotel/hospitality expert is a certified hotel administrator who has been heavily involved in the industry for more than 40 years, including positions as General Manager of a Best Western Inn Motel, Executive Vice President of State Street Associates, and General Manager of AmeriSuites Hotel. He is a former program director/associate professor of hospitality management at a local college, and is currently a consultant in the hotel/hospitality industry. He has 11 ...
Expert Witness: E-009799
This hospitality expert has extensive experience in facilities management, corporate compliance, and social responsibility. He has held numerous positions at top international hotel chains including Marriott International and The Ritz-Carlton. His positions have included leading overall maintenance of hotels and training individuals in proper maintenance and safety procedures. He has extensive experience leading teams of engineers and hotel directors in hotel operations. ...
Expert Witness: E-006266
This expert is a recognized authority and consultant in the hotel industry. He operates his hotel, hospitality and consulting practice specializing in operational audits and the effectiveness of hotel franchising agreements and litigation support assignments. Prior to forming his hotel consulting firm, this expert was the Product Line Manager for Hotel/Motel Operations at the International Telephone & Telegraph Co. overseeing the Sheraton Corporation of America. His ...
Expert Witness: E-016240
This expert earned his BS in hotel administration from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and his MBA from the University of Missouri, Kansas City. He began his career in hotel operations and hotel accounting for Westin Hotels and Resorts, before working at Amfac Hotels and Resorts as the director of management services. He also served as the director of real estate administration in the world headquarters of Hilton Hotels Corporation. This expert is a certified master ...

HOTEL EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Court Excludes Expert Witness With No Connection To The Hotel Industry In Fair Credit Reporting Case HOTEL Expert Case

…  tag=”hospitality” tagline=”Need an expert in hotels and hospitality?” experts=”4″] The Experts The defendant’s Daubert …  (or lack thereof) with such practices because he had no hotel employment experience, no hospitality education, no knowledge of the hotel industry, no understanding of the hotel check-out process, no …

Hotel Premises Liability Case Prompts Debate Over Industry Maintenance Standards HOTEL Expert Case

…  Federal Case Name: Jorgensen v. Ritz-Carlton Hotel Co. LLC Citation: 2017 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 124659 Facts In this premises liability case against the Ritz-Carlton hotel in Denver, Colorado, the plaintiff sustained serious injuries to her …  leg after slipping and falling on a puddle of water in the hotel’s restaurant. The plaintiff alleged that the defendant hotel was …

One Word Causes District Court To Exclude A Law Enforcement Expert’s Testimony HOTEL Expert Case

…  Shaun Wroblewski, and a friend spent the night in a hotel room at the Gold Strike Casino in Tunica Resorts, Mississippi. On the …  the front desk two times for housekeeping services. A hotel employee by the name of Felicia Flowers made both deliveries to the …

Hotel Patron Suffers Traumatic Brain Injury In Exposed Maintenance Area HOTEL Expert Case

…  location in a high-traffic area. It was alleged that the hotel created an unreasonably dangerous condition by placing chairs in the …  warning signs, and by not filling the ditch. An expert in hotel management with specific expertise in high-end hospitality was sought to …

Volcanic Eruption Destroys Luxury Hotel Development HOTEL Expert Case

Volcanic Eruption Destroys Luxury Hotel Development

This case involves a policy dispute over a hospitality company that was in the process of developing a five-star resort property on a volcanic island. The resort was at the bottom of the volcano which had been dormant for many years and appeared to be a sa …

Hotel Fails To Configure Event Space To Accommodate Disabled Guests HOTEL Expert Case

…  a blind man who attended a conference at the defendant hotel. The man was scheduled to give a speech on stage during the conference …  that the stage be adjusted to accommodate him. The hotel had been informed of the man’s disability beforehand and was instructed …

Resort Tampers With Evidence Of Sexual Assault HOTEL Expert Case

Resort Tampers With Evidence Of Sexual Assault

…  was hair in the bed and fluid on the sheets. She alerted hotel security who advised her to go to the hospital. She asked the hotel not to clean her room as there may have been important evidence for a …

Handicapped Guest Sustains Serious Injuries After Falling In Hotel Shower HOTEL Expert Case

…  case involves a legally blind woman who fell in a hotel shower. Before her stay, the guest requested accommodations with a handicap bathroom. Upon arriving at the hotel, the guest was informed that the hotel staff never received her request and she was given a room with a …