When You Are in a Hurry and Looking for Just the Right Expert Witness to Win Your Case.
800-683-9847

Hospitality Expert Witness

Speak with this Expert

for Free

We respond in as little as 1 hour

Request This Expert

    • Speak with Representative
    • Receive CV / Fees
    • Speak with Expert

    For Immediate Service or Questions
    Call 800-683-9847

    We respond in as little as 1 hour M-F 8-5pm PT or the next business day for requests submitted outside business hours.

Why CCC?

N
Expansive Network of Over 30,000 Experts

100’s of categories of highly-qualified medical and technical experts in just about every state, for just about any type of case.

We’re Trusted in Over 10,000 Legal Cases

Since 1995 we’ve worked with 1,000’s of medical malpractice, personal injury and government cases in every state and region.

We’re Fast – Search for Free

We respond in less than 1 hour. We’ll search for you or search CV’s on our site by keyword, category, state or region – both are free!

         

Quickly Find The Right Expert In 3 Easy Steps
  1. You request an expert or search our site for free.
  2. We schedule a free conference call with the expert.
  3. You decide the right expert for your case.

We respond in as little as 1 hour

 

Free Expert Witness Search and Recruiting

You’ll pay nothing to have us do the hunting for the perfect expert witness for you. If, for any reason we don’t have the perfect expert in our network, as always, we’ll do the recruiting for free. Since 1995, we continue to expand our network.

       


Hospitality Expert Witness

Provides Opinion & Testimony In:

Hospitality, Hospitality Industry, Hotel, Restaurant, Hotel Restaurant, Premises Security, Premises Safety, Hotel Security, Hotel Safety, Fire Safety, Fire Prevention, Hotel Operations, Hotel Front Desk Management, Human Resources, Liquor Liability, Food Merchantability, Franchise Agreement, Bed Bug, Cimicidae, Hotel Swimming Pool, Swimming Pool Safety, Hospitality Hotel Restaurant Standards of Care, Hospitality Law, Beverage Bar Operations, Restaurant Liquor Liability, Hotel Liquor Liability, Dram Shop, Hotel Management Contracts, Restaurant Management Contracts, Hotel Food Service, Restaurant Service, Food Service Sanitation, Hospitality Industry Income Statement Analysis, Hospitality Accounting Methodology, Hospitality Marketing, Hotel Management Firm Selection, Restaurant Management Firm Selection, Franchise License Agreements, Franchise Management Agreements Hospitality Employment Issues, Hospitality Labor Issues,

Expert Witness No.3169

Illinois

Education

MBA, Illinois State University: 1994

B. A. in Economics, University of Illinois: 1957

Educational Institute, American Hotel & Lodging Association: Certified Hotel Administrator (CHA): 1981
Educational Foundation, National Restaurant Association: Food Management Professional (FMP): 1994
(above two certifications are currently valid)
National Restaurant Association: Applied Foodservice Sanitation Certificate: 1976 – 2000
Illinois Restaurant Association: Training for Intervention Procedures by Servers of Alcohol (TIPS): 1985

Experience

Private Hotel Consultant Company  [Sole Proprietor]: 2001 – Present
Consultant to attorneys on variety of hospitality issues, from personal assault to “assault” by bedbugs.  Worked successfully with defense in hotel bedbug case, with defense of restaurant in slip and fall case; also helped reach successful settlement on behalf of plaintiff in legitimate slip and fall cases, as well as in hotel assault cases, both in-room and function-related.  Consultant to hotel and restaurant developers, operators, creditors.  Clients include private developers, as well as University for hotel facility.

Parkland Community College, Champaign, IL  [10,000+students]: 1993-2000
Program Director, Associate Professor of Hospitality Management. 
Oversaw existing restaurant curriculum and created hotel curriculum.
Taught 15-18 hours per semester, including Hospitality Law and Foodservice Sanitation.  Conducted management seminars for the Champaign-Urbana Hotel & Motel Association in human resources, front desk, and security management.  Also taught business marketing.  During tenure as Program Director, achieved program accreditation from Commission on Accreditation of Hospitality Management Programs (CAHM), an independent arm of the Council on Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional Education.  Parkland’s program remains one of only ten two‑year programs to hold this accreditation.

Parkland Community College: 1982-1993
Taught part-time at Parkland continuously from 1982 to 1993. 

AmeriSuites Hotel, Champaign: 1990-1991
General Manager. Chosen to manage Champaign’s first all-suites hotel.

State Street Associates (hotel developers): 1987-1989
Executive Vice President, State Street Management.  Oversaw operations of two hotels, consulted on development of a new all‑suites hotel.

Writer, Researcher: 1981-1987
Stepped away from business management to research the hotel industry and write a novel set in international hotel management.  Through the personal intercession of the president of Hilton Hotels, spent days behind the scenes of Hilton and Hilton International hotels in Chicago, Washington, D.C., New York, Paris, Barcelona, Athens, and Cyprus.

Restaurant Concepts, Inc.: 1970-1981
President.  Firm involved in development, operation, and licensing of college-oriented clubs and restaurants in four Illinois cities.

Best Western Paradise Inn Motel & Restaurant: 1956-1981
Involved in the design, construction, and subsequent operation of this family-owned business. General manager from 1964, with hands-on management of restaurant and motel.

Awards/ Achievements

Available Upon Request

Publications

Available Upon Request


Groups

,