To flourish in today's highly competitive and volatile market, restaurant owners and operators must navigate a multitude of challenges. Unique considerations such as changing consumer tastes and dietary habits, food safety issues, and commodity, labor, and regulatory costs and pressures, demand the ability to proactively identify shifting trends, and to recognize and develop opportunities in an ever-changing environment.
Akerman's Restaurant Sector Team combines an exceptional depth of restaurant industry knowledge and experience with an expansive breadth of service across many disciplines, providing restaurant industry clients with a one-stop shop for industry-focused legal representation that enhances our clients’ ability to optimize their profitability, growth, and competitiveness.
Our Restaurant Sector Team represents numerous publicly traded and privately held national and regional restaurant chains, private equity firms that invest in chain restaurant companies, high-end independent restaurateurs, chefs and restaurants, and franchisors and franchisees of national and regional restaurant chains. Using an integrated approach across multiple legal disciplines, our national team provides comprehensive service to clients in our areas of core strength, including corporate, M&A, capital markets, financings, real estate, and litigation.